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The first race of the season officially kicked off the past weekend at Legends Adventure Farm in Cullinan, where the Husqvarna Racing team had a great weekend behind bars and bagged valuable points for the season ahead.
Davin Cocker and Barend du Toit charged ahead, proving their strength as contenders for the upcoming season.

Taking the front line in MX1 class is Davin Cocker, having a bit of a difficult weekend coming in fourth in the first moto and sixth in the second moto putting him in P5 overall.

Cocker commented, “The weekend was good with some ups and downs. I felt like I had the pace and fitness in both heats, but some unfortunate mistakes cost me some positions.”

He continued to say, “I’m happy with my performance overall and will come to the next one fighting and hungry for that podium spot.”

Rounding off the team is young gun, Barend du Toit, new to the MX2 class and who’s been off for a few weeks due to a minor injury had a surprising weekend and gained some valuable points for the team.

He commented, “Really happy that I got the holeshot in moto 1 and came in for P5 and taking P7 in the second moto.” He went on to say, “I had a lot of fun on the track Saturday and I’m keen to get out there and show what I’m made of.”

“I’m incredibly proud of the way both Davin and Barend rode over the weekend,” said Group marketing coordinator, Megan Prinsloo. “They’re off to a strong start and we are looking forward to building on this momentum as the season progresses.”

Published by: Grant Frerichs

Photography by: Mpho Ramathikithi – ZCMC Media

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