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National Motocross Championship | Round 3 | Bloem

The Red Bull KTM Motocross Team delivered a supreme performance at the Bloemfontein round of the National Motocross Championship held this past weekend at the Bloemfontein Offroad Club (BORC). The team capitalized on the iconic track’s challenging red dirt layout, securing multiple podium finishes across various classes.

Cameron Durow emerged victorious in both motos of both the MX1 and MX2 classes. His flawless execution on the track reflects a longstanding connection with the venue. “This track has held a special place for me since my early racing days,” commented Durow after the event. “To achieve a perfect weekend here is truly meaningful.” Durow will now focus on the upcoming rounds of the US championship before returning for the South African series final four rounds.

Luke Grundy, a rookie in the MX2 class, also had a successful weekend. Despite initial challenges navigating the pack in the first moto, he secured a creditable fifth-place finish. Battling arm pump, Grundy endured the pain in the second moto, securing a strong third-place finish and ultimately placing fourth overall. Reflecting on his weekend and inaugural MX2 season to date, Grundy remarked, “I am pleased with my performance this weekend. There is significant room for improvement, and I believe this year’s experiences will translate into stronger results next season.”

The High School class saw Trey Cox overcome a fall in the first moto that resulted in a sixth-place finish. In the second moto Trey claimed the holeshot and pulled away from the pack, ultimately claiming victory and the coveted top podium position to finish second overall. He commented on the weekend with a fighting spirit stating, “It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight, it’s about the size of the fight in the dog.”

Red Bull KTM Team manager, Kerim Fitz-Gerald was thrilled with the team’s performance, highlighting individual achievements: “Cameron dominated once again, taking all four motos. While Luke faced challenges, he finished on a positive note. Young Trey showcased incredible fighting spirit, battling back from behind to win the second moto.”

After round three of the National Motocross Championship, the Red Bull KTM Motocross Team finds itself in a commanding position. Cameron Durow maintains an unblemished record, leading both the MX1 and MX2 classes with a perfect score of 100 points. Luke Grundy sits comfortably in fifth place within the MX2 class.Trey Cox holds a strong second-place position in the High School class, trailing the leader by a mere two points.

Published by: Megan Prinsloo – KTM Motorcycles SA

Photography by: Mpho Ramathikithi – ZCMC Media

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