Motocross

Ben Townley set to race the 2012 Australian MX Nationals

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There has been much speculation this week about a couple of big names attending the final round of the Monster Energy SuperX this coming Saturday at Ipswich, QLD.

Although we have no official confirmation we believe that 2004 world MX2 Motocross Champion Ben Townley will be in attendance and that he will sign with the Carlton Dry Thor Honda racing squad for the 2012 Motocross season.

We understand that the Kiwi has been inn talks with a few Australian and International teams but the final choice will see him racing the 2012 MX Nationals aboard a Honda.

The 2007 AMA East coast Supercross Champion's commitment to racing in Australia it would be a massive boost to the sport in this country and would add to what is already looking like an outstanding line up in the Pro Open class in 2012.

If the signing does come to fruition it will mark his first appearance on Australian soil since racing in the 125cc class of the FIM World Motocross Championships at Broadford in 2001, where he finished 18th

We expect an official announcement to be made in the near future.

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