MAX WHALE - KX450
Max Whale will be based in the USA, for the 2019 riding season in the AFT (American Flat Track) series for the US based Weirbach Racing team. Last year Max won the prestigious 2018 AFT Rookie of the Year award and finished 14th overall.
Max won the Moto Expo event in Melbourne in late 2018 and has been training hard for the 2019 race season in his home-town in Coondoo, Queensland, on his 2019 Kawasaki KX450.
Max starts his 2019 AFT race program with the season opening 2019 Daytona TT at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida USA on March 14th 2019. The series ends at the Meadowlands Mile in East Rutherford New Jersey USA on September 28th 2019.
AGE: 17 (DOB 29/04/2001)
HOMETOWN: Coondoo QLD
14th American Flat Track Series, Rookie of the Year Award.
2nd - 2017 AMA Grand National Championship (450 Modified class, 251cc – 500cc 450 DTX class & Open Singles class)
1st - 2017 Australian Junior Dirt Track Championship - combined 4-Stroke class
2nd - 2017 Australian Junior Dirt Track Championship - 250cc 4-Stroke class
1st - 2016 Australian Junior Dirt Track Championship - combined 4-Stroke class
2nd - 2016 Australian Junior Dirt Track Championship - 250cc 4-Stroke class
1st - 2015 Australian Junior Dirt Track Championship - combined 250cc/ 150cc class – 13 to U16 (years)
1st - 2015 Australian Track Titles Championship - 100cc/ 150cc 2 stroke class.
1st - 2015 Troy Bayliss Classic 125cc/ 250cc, 13 to 16yrs
1st - 2014 Australian 85/ 150cc Long Track Championship
2nd - 2014 Australian 85/ 150cc Big Wheel Dirt Track Championship
2nd - 2014 Australian 85/ 150cc Small Wheel Dirt Track Championship
1st - 2014 Queensland Long Track Championship
1st - 2014 Queensland Dirt Track Championship
1st - 2014 North Brisbane Cup
2019 Goals and Challenges
Improve in the 2019 AFT series rankings and make visits to the podiums a more frequent event. Max Whale has defied bystanders since the day he turned his first motorcycle wheel. With multiple QLD and Australian dirt track titles to his name, the accomplished 17 year old has set his sights on adding more championship titles to his lengthy resume.