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 […]

Gardiner wins the 2017 Women’s Championnat de France d’enduro

The grand finale of this year’s Championnat de France d’enduro headed to Ambert, a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France. 24-year-old Jess Gardiner entered the fifth and final round leading the championship by one slender point after suffering her first DNF on the second day of action at the fourth round […]

Finishing both days with minimal risk is goal for Gardiner at this weekend’s penultimate round of the Championnat de France d’enduro

Rider Camp Yamaha’s Jess Gardiner will head into this weekend’s penultimate round of the Championnat de France d’enduro, which takes place at Réquista, a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France, quietly confident of another solid result. The 24-year-old enters the fourth round of the championship with 120-points on the board, eighteen points clear […]

Gardiner on the verge of winning European Enduro

The penultimate round of this year’s FIM European Euduro Championship headed to Burg in Germany, 114km from Berlin, the capital city of Germany last weekend, which saw Aussie’s Jess Gardiner once again extending her championship lead and is now staring down the barrel of wrapping up her first European Enduro Championship. After finishing with a […]