Kirk Gibbs had made a solid start to his 2020 season claiming second place at the New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville on the weekend
Sunshine Coast-based Gibbs has returned for his second season with Altherm JCR Yamaha and although he found the slippery track conditions challenging, he has also staked his claim as a 2020 nationals front-runner. His 2-2-1 set of results gave him the runner-up position in the flagship MX1 class.
‰ÛÏIn the first moto, I didn‰Ûªt get off the line very well at all and had to come from pretty much dead last. I actually felt really comfortable on the bike, made some good progress on the leaders and then got into second. Then I got right onto the back of first for the last lap but just ran out of time,‰Û