Injury is a regular part of racing, but Britney
Boyce’s road in the last 12 months has been a particularly tough one. She’s now two
Airoh series rounds back into her return to racing after nearly 12 months off
the bike, courtesy of an awkward first corner fall which left her with a
fractured spine. The fact that she's currently third after podium finishes in both rounds suggests she's come back strong.
NAME: Britney Boyce
FROM: Maryborough QLD, 4650
BIKE: KTM 250F 2013
SPONSORS: Pete’s Trackside Suspension,
Outback Sheds and Nick Duffy’s Mobile Mechanic
I ride a motorcycle is because: I
ride motorbikes because I enjoy the sport and I found the sport by driving past
my local track when I was younger and found an interest in the sport.
The reason I compete aboard one
is: The reason why I compete in
this sport is because the sport is a fun, physical and mind challenging task
and every day it sets a new task to complete.
What I love about my bike: I
love my bike because it has kept me on the race track it may have cost a lot to
keep me there but it’s still going for its age I also love that it is an
electric start so when I either crash or stall it’s easier to start.
My discipline of motorcycle sport
is: My discipline in motorcycle is
motocross the reason why I love motocross is because it is full of new
challenges day in day out, each and every track I race at is completely
The biggest high I ever got from
competition was: As a junior the
highest I completed was the AJMX and placed 4th in the girls 85 cc
class and now as a senior I have competed in the first round of the Airoh
series and placed 3rd.
My favourite track to compete is: My favourite track to compete at is
Hervey Bay and Mundubbera, the thing I love about Hervey bay is that it is a
sand track and forms nicely and always prepped properly. The thing I love about
Mundubbera is that it’s all natural and very hilly and flows nice.
The person who taught me the most
about my sport is: The person that has taught me a lot about my sport would
be my dad he has stuck by me and helped me in the past 5-6 yrs, he helps me to see
things day in day out that I don’t realise about the sport.
The people whose backing makes
all the difference are: my
parents, without them I wouldn’t have been able to continue with my career in
motocross. As a junior JWR (Jason Watson racing) helped me train for a few
years and helped me gain the skills I have now and in the last year and a half
I have been backed by Pete’s Trackside Suspension a lot and he has helped me
come a long way with helping me out at the track and on the line giving me the
Outside of my motorcycle life I: I am currently studying at Maryborough State
High School in year twelve. I also work during the week to help back my
sporting choice and do a lot of training to prepare for motocross races.
People might be surprised to know
that I: I fractured my back at the start of 2017 and have only just started
racing again this year in 2018 and was a very long recovery.
This year my goals are: My goals for this year are to finish in the
top five of the Airoh women class and top 3 in the Women on Wheels series. This
year I am also setting a goal to get top 10 at the MX nationals in the women’s
The aspects of my motorcycling that I’ll be focusing on are: the WOW and
Caption: Britney Boyce (right) has made good her racing comeback after suffering a fractured spine early last year.