Maxime Van Pee during the National Motocross Championship Round Four Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDDE
[/media-credit] Motocross riders after the launch of National Motocross Championship 3rd Round at Lugogo

Maxime Van Pee is hoping to make a strong return to the track as the National Motocross Championship heads into the third round in Busiika.

Van Pee suffered a knee injury during the practice of the Motocross of Africa Nations in Botswana last year. He eventually underwent a knee surgery in Brussels, Belgium that has kept him away for eights months.

Maxime is excited at the same time optimistic ahead of his return.

“I cant wait to get on the track again. I have really missed the game. My knee is now fully recovered and ready to race again.

“For sure I won’t be at the same level I was at. I have been working hard in the gym and I only started riding again last week. I felt my physicals and endurance is not the best. It’s gonna be tough because it will take me time,” he said.

[/media-credit] Maxime van Pee and Dusman Okee at the launch of the 3rd round of the National Motocross Championship Credit: © Kawowo Sports | JOHN BATANUDE

Van Pee will have to deal with the challenge of his sibling Olivier when they go neck and neck on 13th May in Busiika.

“I know my brother, Arthur and Asaf have been doing a lot more training than me. And I also had of two guest riders for the event.

“But just like before, I will work towards winning, which has always been my target  and thats what I will go for he asserted.

Maxime Van Pee is the defending champion of MX1 class.

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