Veteran motocross champs appeal for a sponsor
THE largest team of South African top Veteran Motocross riders are set to tackle the International USA World Veteran race in California in November, 55-year-old Tony Riddell ex GP rider and multiple Motocross national champion has put together the most colourful team of professional South African riders ever to race together as a team.
These South African national, Springboks and world champions, all respective heroes in their day, are still well known in championship circles.
The race in November is the largest World Vets event yet with riders from over 36 countries taking part. Organisers in the past have registered 50 000 spectators for the weekend of racing. The team are headed by Tony Riddell, who is appealing for funds on top of what the riders are paying. Riddell says R500 000 gets an exclusive team deal, or smaller brands can be accommodated for a 20% stake in the team. Interested supporters, partners and sponsors can e-mail email@example.com or call 079 442 1651. — WR.