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National MX News : Namibian Inter-Series
21.10.2009 13th edition of Motocross Inter-Series - Preview

Power, Speed & MX-Action at Swakopmund

International Moto Cross Racing is coming to Namibia once again this November. Riders from Europe as well as southern Africa will converge first on 7th November at the Coastal Cement Works track near Swakopmund and one week later, 14th November at the famous Gallina Moto Cross Park outside the capital of Windhoek. The "Inter-Series" as it is known all over the world, is an annual opportunity to come together for two weekends of on-track rivalry, and off-track socializing and family-fun.
Björn Bierbrauer (NAM) vs Ross Branch (BOT)
Björn Bierbrauer (NAM) vs Ross Branch (BOT)
Thirteen years ago the concept of this event was created by Bernd Kroemer, received with enthusiasm by the Windhuk Moto Cross Club, in this case one must mention Eckhard Waldschmidt, the President of the WMCC in those days, who strongly supported this endeavour and ever since the "Inter-Series" has grown by leaps and bounds.
The titel "Namibia International Champion" has got a very good reputation in mx-circles all over the world and lots of riders that came to fame, had their first international success in Namibia. The latest one, the reigning “Namibia International Champion” Pela Renet from France won the 2009 MX3 Worldchampionship title. That speaks for itself, right?
The countdown for this years "Inter Series" has begun and the Windhoek Moto Cross Club is proud to announce top-participants from all corners of this planet. There are riders from the U.K., Moldavia and from Germany The best riders from Botswana will be here as well as those from Angola plus the best riders from South Africa and of course the "creme de la creme" from host Namibia! All those participants will be introduced in detail in this paper during the next weeks, so please look out!
Eric Williams (RSA) vs #18 Wolfgang Röhl (NAM)
Eric Williams (RSA) vs #18 Wolfgang Röhl (NAM)
The highlight at the venue Swakopmund, on 7th November, is the Southern African Challenge Quad-Championship for quad-riders, which will be part of the action as well. Some stars from south of the Orange-River confirmed their participation, riders like Junior Vermaak and Bruce de Kock. In the Ladies Class category charming Shandi Els from Florida Hills will be in action. They will compete versus Namibia’s best, talents like the Baard brothers Dirkie and Phillipie, Michael Behnke, Jean Venter, Wolfgang Röhl or Ecki Spoerer. Fabio Ferreira and Zinildo Silva want to throw in a spanner and take victory to Angola.
This venue is family friendly and beverages and food will be served at the Namibia Breweries-tent. Thereafter the youths will dance the night away at the Tafel Lager - Jägermeister-Party to the tunes of DJ-CoCo in the beertent sponsored by Namibia Breweries.
Power, Speed & MX-Action is the name of the game at Swakopmund MX-Track on 7th of November. The venue is situated about 10 kilometers outside of Swakopmund, on the road towards Henties Bay, opposite the salt-pans. Clear signage lead you to the track…where all the action happens!
Author: Bernd Kroemer ... [back]
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