Rid­ers pre­pare for QLD ti­tles at lo­cal race­way

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

THE Whit­sun­days will now be host­ing the first round of the 2014 Queens­land Su­per­moto Ti­tles from April 4-6 which were to held on the Gold Coast.

Whit­sun­day Moto Sports Club (WMSC) pres­i­dent Andrew Auld said the ti­tles were to held at the Xtreme Kart­ing fa­cil­ity on the Gold Coast, but due to new rac­ing re­stric­tions im­posed by the Gold Coast City Coun­cil, the event had been moved to the Whit­sun­day Race­way.

The Queens­land Su­per­moto sub-com­mit­tee made the an­nounce­ment on Sun­day night and WMSC mem­bers are look­ing for­ward to host­ing a suc­cess­ful event.

Mr Auld de­scribed the an­nounce­ment as a wel­come boost to su­per­moto rac­ing in the Whit­sun­days.

“The event will bring some of the very best su­per­moto rid­ers from across Queens­land with some additional rid­ers trav­el­ling from NSW to com­pete,” he said.

“It’s go­ing to be a big rush as the event was moved at such short no­tice but we are ex­pect­ing a strong field of 70 rid­ers over the weekend.”

He said the event would be the per­fect warm-up for lo­cal rid­ers to im­prove their lap times in a com­pet­i­tive en­vi­ron­ment be­fore the Aus­tralian Su­per­moto Cham­pi­onships in June.

All com­peti­tors will be put to the test on the Whit­sun­day Race­way’s cus­tom built track which fea­tures a tech­ni­cal 1km bi­tu­men track with 330m dirt track sec­tion.

A prac­tice event will be held on Fri­day, April 4, with rac­ing to be held over two days on the Satur­day and Sun­day, April 5-6.

Spec­ta­tors are wel­come to at­tend the event and make the most of track­side seat­ing to catch all of the live su­per­moto ac­tion.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit the Whit­sun­day Moto Sports Club’s web­site at www.wmsc.org.au.

MA­JOR EVENT: The Whit­sun­day Moto Sports Club (WMSC) will be host­ing the first round of the Queens­land Su­per­moto Ti­tles at the Whit­sun­day Race­way from April 4-6. Pic­tured: Brodie Oats got the in­side line on com­peti­tor Dale Bor­lase dur­ing the S8 race of the 2013 PRG Aus­tralian Su­per­moto Cham­pi­onships.

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