#46 Hugh McKay

Published On: April 28, 2021Categories: MX2 Profiles, Rider Profiles

Current age and Birthday: 22 years old, 31/12/1999

Hometown and State where you live: Launceston, Tasmania

What is your day job? Apprentice in flooring technology. Putting down carpet, tiles, timber floors and vinyl

What was your first bike? Yamaha TTR 50

Who was your hero growing up? Ricky Carmichael

When was your Pro debut? 2018

What bike/team/class did you ride for in 2021? Yamaha YZ250F as a Privateer in the MX2

What bike/team/class are you riding in in 2022? MX2 – Yz250f privateer

List your sponsors: JPM motorsports, Endless Sunday, Solwood, Onealracing, Leatt, Ogio, Garrnae, Cassons, Rival ink

What do you do for training? Motos / Mountain bike

What has been your biggest achievement, racing highlight in your career: Overall round win in mxd national

Do you have any race day superstitions: No

What is your ultimate goal in the sport: To get a factory ride and be a title contender in the Australian Championships

Who is your sporting idol: Valentino Rossi

When you’re not riding? Mountain bikes

Describe yourself in 20 words: Determined to do well in the sport. Enjoy training on and off the bike. I enjoy mountain bike riding in my spare time on the trails in Tasmania

Fun or interesting fact about yourself: From Tasmania apprentice in floor coverings love mountain bikes

Before a race? Listen to music and stretch

What social media platforms do you use:
Facebook – Hugh McKay #46
Instagram – @hughmckay46


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