President – Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson Gary Johnson

Name (First name and surname) Gary Johnson
Race Numbers Current: 25 Prior to VMXWA: 25
Current grade you usually race (eg: A, B, C, Over 55, Sidecars) A grade sidecars pre 65 over 55 125-250-and open class
Year you were born 1957
What type of job/industry have you been in most of your life coppersmith by trade now work in the mining industry
Age you started riding 9
Years of Competitive Racing

Eg: 1950-1980 MX, Speedway, Trials, Sidecar, 1995 to now VMX

1968-1978 motocross vmxwa 1999—–
Motor Cycle Club/s you’ve been a Member of AJS Vintage Motorcycle Club. Australian Sidecar Club. and VMXWA.
First bike/s you rode

Year/Make/Model

1953 BSA 250
Favourite bike/s you’ve had BSA B50 Honda XL 420 WASP Sidecar 840
Your current bike/s too many to put in this space
Your Motocross Highlights

(eg: treasured memories, titles you hold, best win, best event (as rider or spectator)…anything MX related that sticks in your mind from years gone by (or last week…haha)

regularly beating the gun junior AJS rider who’s 125 bultaco witch we purchased when he traded up for a new one. And when Brook Lawson who had just turned 16 hopped on to my first sidecar a match made in sidecar heaven
Most memorable (funny or painful) Motocross accident too many of both
Your Motocross Hero (past or present) Phil Hopwood [ quiet achiever]
Family Motocross History

(who else rides or is involved in MX in some form in your family)

my father Allen Johnson
What are your favourite hobbies/interests outside of motocross anything to do with motorbikes and any sport to do with the ocean
What made you join VMXWA my father went and watched a vmxwa state race at Noble Falls back in 1998 the rest in history