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While Penrite Honda Racing’s Ben Townley officially relinquished full-time competitors in 2013 complying with a series of disabling injuries he made an effective go back to the MX Nationals at Coolum and has validated he will certainly complete in the last two rounds of the collection.

Townley made a victorious go back to the podium in exactly what was his very first nationwide Australian Motocross occasion in nearly twelve months, winning the opening MX1 moto and claiming 3rd general for the round.

The 2004 Globe Motocross Champ’s brand-new video ‘Full Circle’ shows that he still has the drive and also capability to be competitive.

” I am appreciating my riding as well as racing,” Townley discussed. “I never retired because I didn’t love it, I retired since my body retired on me and I could not give it 100 percent.”

” I am absolutely curious about racing fulltime in the future if whatever exercises, but I remain in no thrill to earn that commitment. Currently, I am focused on the last 2 rounds of the Australian MX Championships and also will certainly see exactly what other specialist possibilities step forward.”

Over the past twelve months, Ben has worked carefully with Honda Motorcycles testing in Japan and working with the Australian Honda team and riders.

” I take pleasure in screening, learning more about the bike, as well as working out how you can boost it,” Townley proceeded. “Having ridden for a number of the very best teams, you find out a great deal of you put in the time to pay attention. It’s a tedious procedure, nevertheless a fulfilling one.”

The daddy of three will race this coming weekend break in New Zealand as well as hopes to make it three-for-three in the grueling Honda Tarawera 100 cross-country race (100 miles/161 kilometers).