The Goulburn Region, north of Canberra will welcome motorcycling enthusiasts from all over Australia when the St. George Motorcycle Club hosts Round 2 of the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli at Wakefield Park Raceway this Easter long weekend.
The Australian Superbike Championship which is hosted all over Australia, will attract a talent packed competitor pool this weekend, along with teams, manufacturers, support staff, families, a whole bunch of spectators, and is set to inject Goulburn and surrounding regions with a major boost to their economy.
Mayor of Goulburn Mulwaree Council, Geoff Kettle is looking forward to welcoming the Australian Superbike Championship to the region for its second round of the six round series at Wakefield Park Raceway, NSW, this weekend.
“It is fantastic to have a nationally recognised championship round in Goulburn at Wakefield Park,” he said.
“Our home-grown racer Troy Herfoss will be at home to race at the iconic race track representing the town, and we look forward to cheering him on again
“I hope a big crowd from around our region can get out there over the weekend!”
With the second round of the 2016 championship only days away, Motorcycling Australia’s CEO David Cottee, said that that with the support of the St. George Motorcycle Club and the Goulburn Mulwaree Council, the decision to host round two in Goulburn at the iconic Wakefield Park Raceway was a great fit.
“It’s fantastic to see the ASBK gaining support from the local community and the Goulburn Mulwaree Council, and with all parties involved, it is going to be a spectacular event this weekend,” he said.
“We are excited about what our championship can do for regional economies especially the town of Goulburn, and we look forward to heading there for round two in just a couple of days.
“For us, we love to get the community involved in our series. We cannot wait to see the locals come down to Wakefield Park Raceway, and see what a great event the ASBK is.”
For more information on information on Round 2 of the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli, head to www.asbk.com.au, you can also jump onto the ASBK Facebook page to keep up to date with all the racing news throughout the year.