Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th November: All tracks open. The MX will be open from 9.00 on Saturday but the Trail loops not until 11.00. The Trail loops will only be suitable for experienced riders as they will be wet and slippery after the heavy rain this week.


The 250/450 Two-Stroke Mix

How does it work ?

maddix park mx






Every race organization's rules should read, “Displacement: 250cc regardless of engine type.”

Here is what Australian National Championship promoter Kevin Williams told when asked about how the mix of 250 two-stroke and 250 four-stroke is working out in Australian racing.

“I think when you have a long championship and a blend of different circuits, it’s a non-argument for me. The two-strokes didn’t holeshot every race.... It comes down to the rider. Some people will say they have a power advantage, but where they might be an advantage in one part of the track, in another it might certainly be a disadvantage. You have to be fitter to ride a two-stroke, it takes more energy and those guys are putting in a stronger effort.

“It’s considerably cheaper to race a two-stroke – up to two-thirds cheaper across the series. I spoke to a few privateer’s parent and they indicated if we were a four-stroke-only series they wouldn’t be riding. For me, the 250 two-stroke is here to stay as an affordable option. The costs are going up, so if it keeps people in the sport it’s a positive... It adds value to Australian racing.”

Bookmark and Share