As promised, the Women’s class in the Australian Off-Road Championship is going to be a hotly contested affair as Jess Gardiner and Danielle McDonald go head-to-head in 2024. It was the first National outing of the season for the Yamaha JGR Ballard’s Offroad Team. Gardiner came out swinging early on day one and took it […]

Gardiner and McDonald lead their AORC classes after 4 rounds!

It was an impressive weekend of racing for round 3 and 4 of the Australian Offroad Championship (AORC) at Queensland Moto Park. The Yamaha JGR Ballard’s Offroad team girls Jess and Danielle had brilliant results. The racing was tough due to the dry conditions and the seniors riding a true enduro format with timecards, covering […]

VLOG Italy World Enduro Championships Rnd 1 2023

Follow the journey with Jess Gardiner via her YOU TUBE channel as she takes you first hand behind the scenes of her major races. The VLOG below is a recap of her return to World Championship racing on the 1st/2nd April 2023, in Italy. Jess went 2nd and 3rd over the weekend, returning to Australia […]

Challenging conditions for racing at Dungog!

The Yamaha MXstore Ballard’s Off-road Team (YMBOT) was in true form at Dungog NSW over the weekend for Round 3/4 of the Australian Off-road Championships (AORC). The team were well prepared for the true Enduro time card formatted event, which seen the senior riders cover approx. 7 hours of ride time! Jeremy Carpentier tackled the […]

Successful Season Opener

The Yamaha MXstore Ballards Offroad Team was in Toowoomba, QLD over the weekend for Rnd1/2 of the Australian Offroad Championships (AORC). The weather was on great with lots of rain in the lead up to the eventand clear skies over the weekend. The team riders, Jess, Jeremy and Danielle were present at the local primary […]

2020 Expansion for the Yamaha MXstore Ballards Offroad Team (YMBOT)

The Yamaha MXstore Ballard’s Offroad Team is set out for another action packed season in 2020. The team will be participating in all major Offroad events across Australia and various overseas events. This will include the Australian Offroad Championship, The Australian Four Day Enduro, The Hattah Desert Race and much more! After an extremely successful […]

Multiple Podiums for Yamaha Mxstore Ballards Offroad Team

The Yamaha Mxstore Ballards Offroad Team headed to the picturesque countryside of Dungog, NSW for Rounds 3&4 of the Australian Offroad Championship over the weekend. The AORC hosted by Dungog Motorcycle Club comprised of a true ‘Enduro” format over the weekend. Thereby competitors raced for approximately 6 hours per day from starting there bike in […]

2019 Season Opener

Great start to the 2019 Australian Off road Championship (AORC) for the Yamaha Mxstore Ballards Offroad Team at Murphy Creek near Toowoomba, QLD. The drought is still well lingering supplying extremely dusty conditions for the competitors over the weekend. The sprit-formatted tracks for the opening rounds were technical and the deteriorated fast! Jess Gardiner racing […]


Australians Jess Gardiner has continued to create history in her stellar motorcycle racing career, this time winning the 2017 FIM Enduro European Championship which she now adds to her Championnat de France d’enduro championship, which she locked up two weeks ago. The fourth and final round of the Enduro European Championship headed to Gelnica in […]

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