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Craig Coxhell - 2006 Rider Profile

2006 Rider Profiles
Craig Coxhell

Personal Stats;

  • Name: Craig Coxhell
  • Nickname: Cannonball Coxhell
  • Date of Birth: 15-10-1982
  • Place of Birth: Shepparton , Australia
  • Residence: Ellistown, Coalville
  • Height: 174cm
  • Weight: 66 Kg
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Hobbies: Flying radio controlled Helicopters, Water skiing, Jetskiing, Fishing, Camping.
  • Favourite food and drink: Chicken dishes, banan smoothie
  • Music: Guns n Roses Bon Jovi
  • Film: Chopper
  • Car In Oz: V8 5.8ltr commodore ute, In England a Jeep
  • Likes Hanging out with mates
  • Dislikes Cold English waether
  • First race: Club race at the Goulbourn Valley Junior motorcycle club in 1992
  • First bike: QR50
  • First win: In 1992 at a club day on my QR 50 at Waaii
  • Favourite UK track: Oulton Park
  • Favourite track abroad: Phillip Island
  • Started riding: In 1992 at home on our farm
  • Get into bikes: My old man bought me a bike so I rode it!
  • Racing hero: Rossi
  • Most respected rival: I have respect for all my rivals
  • Best racing memory: Winning Australian superbike Championship
  • Hopes for 2006: I would like to get the best result the team has had.
  • Race Stats;

  • 1992: Started racing at club level in Australia
  • 1993: Won Victorian title on a Kawasaki 60cc
  • 1994: Raced 60cc and moved up to 80cc
  • 1995: Won Victorian title on a 80cc
  • 1996: Won 80cc and 80cc 'Big Wheel' Victorian title
  • 1997: Moved up to 125cc motorcross and started racing Junior Speedway
  • 1998: Started road racing on a 250cc production bike - finished 3 rd in the 'Stars of Tomorrow'
  • 1999: Was Victorian state 250cc production champion, 2nd in the Australian 250cc production championship, 2nd in the 250cc production race at Phillip Island Grand Prix
  • 2000: Team Radar Yamaha. RK Chains Samurai Trophy Winner 'Australian Rider of the Year', 4th Australian Superbike Championship, 2nd Formula Extreme Supersport
  • 2001: Team Radar Yamaha. Australian Superbike Championship, 3rd Formula Extreme Tri-state, Victorian Superbike Champion, 1st Harvey Wiltshire Memorial Race
  • 2002: Team Radar Yamaha. 1st Harvey Wiltshire Memorial Race, 5th Formula Extreme Tri-State
  • 2003: Team Suzuki Australia. 1 st Australian Superbike Championship
  • 2004: Team Vitrans Honda - BSB. Wildcard in World Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch finishing 8th, Wildcard for Team Yamaha Germany 12 th World Supersport at Imola and 7 th World Supersport at Magny-Cours
  • 2005: Team EMS - 3rd European Superstock Championship, Suzuki Endurance Racing Team - 3 rd Le Mans 24 Hour