ALL THE MOTOCROSS ACTION
AT EIGHT years of age, Brooke Ball has been racing motocross for most of her life.
“My dad used to do speed racing and when he got into motocross he got me and my sisters riding as well,” she said.
“Dad doesn’t ride any more but he trains me and my sisters.”
One of the pint-sized riders who took to Roma Motorcycle Club on the weekend for the Queensland Women’s and Veterans’ Championships. Brooke competed in two classes.
“I’m going good this weekend. I’ve had two wins in 65cc female and 50cc auto yesterday,” she said on Sunday morning, ahead of her final races in the classes later that does.
“It’s also the first time I’ve been away from Mum and Dad.
“They had to stay home, so I’m here with friends.”
POCKET ROCKET: Brooke Ball, 8, competes in two classes at the Queensland Women’s and Veterans’ Championship.
Competitors make a jump towards the finish line.
Roma’s Hayley Miller finished in third place in race six on Sunday morning.
In its 20th year, the weekend is a celebration of women in motocross.
Women head into the final lap in their first race on Sunday morning.
The annual women’s and veterans’ championship was once again in Roma on the weekend..
Abbey Morrice in action.
Action from the championships.
Tamara Gray has been riding for almost 30 years, and decided last minute to head to Roma for the championships.