In what proved to be some of the closest and most hotly contested racing of the WSBK weekend, Mackay Kawasaki’s Luke Burgess posted the fastest lap time of the race on his way to the race and round win.
Luke Burgess say’s, “I was pretty confident that I was going to do well .I’ve raced the Ninja 250R quite a bit before but they’ve been restricted for this series to be more competitive so I wasn’t sure how the bike was going to go. I ended up coming away with the win after some close racing so it was a good result. I’d like to thank
After qualifying in pole position, 14 year old Olly Simpson from SA took 2nd place on his Ninja 250R, just .091 seconds behind Burgess. Burgess and Simpson were in a league of their own at
Olly Simpson say’s, ““Luke (Burgess) and I had a good battle. I was hoping to win and was unlucky. I think I have a very good chance at winning the Championship. I know I have to be consistent, not crash and get some race wins. I’d like to thank
The Kawasaki Ninja 250R has proven to be the clear motorcycle of choice in the new Australian 250cc Production class with 9 out of the 14 entrants at
Matt Walters say’s, “It was a good weekend and a great start to the Championship for me. The first race wasn’t so good but we made some changes for the 2nd race that paid off. We’ve had really limited bike time coming into the season so this is a positive result and we’ll look to build on this. Thanks to
250cc Production class riders Luke Burgess and Olly Simpson and Pro Stock 1000 rider Matt Walters now prepare for the 2nd round of the Australian Superbike Championship at