Billy MacKenzie is one of the best motocross talents to come out of the UK in recent years. Born in Edinburgh and raised in Longniddry, Scotland, he started racing at just 6 years old on his Malaguti 50cc. Billy raced is the British Schoolboy championships till he was 15, winning many titles in dominating fashion. He turned professional at 15 years old becoming the youngest ever GP qualifier at the time.
Billy Mac was runner up for the British MX2 Championship in 2002(tied on points for championship) and 2005, then 3rd in 2006. He then went on to dominate the British MX1 class in 2007 and 2008 with back to back championships. Billy is the only rider ever to win the Japanese GP round of the World Championship three times in a row in 2005, 2006 and 2007. Throughout His career he has had multiple Word Championship GP race wins, podiums and represented the United Kingdom in the Motocross des Nations (World Cup) a number of times. He’s also had his fair share of injuries that are expected in such a tough sport, with most of 2003, 2004 and 2009 spent on the sidelines.
Billy now lives and races in Australia for the Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team. He just missed out on the Australian Motocross Championship in 2010 and looks to better that in 2011 by winning it this time out!