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Offline Rocketman

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Phillip Island 2019
« on: December 04, 2018, 06:33:42 pm »
Next month the Phillip Island Circuit host the 26th Island Classic.  Roadracing World had a recent article on Dave Crussell's Mojo Yamaha Team.  https://mojoyamaha.com/installment-1-mission-redemption/  Some serious talent on the America Team this year!  Too bad Team UK will not be attending.  http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-detail/roger-winfield-sets-record-straight-over-2018-pi-classic  My RG is in California and should be on the boat to Australia shortly.  I've entered the Forgotten 500 class and the International Challenge races.  Hoping to pick up the pace from last year.  Think I can be competitive in my class and it would be great to qualify for the International Challenge races.

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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2018, 04:26:57 am »
Wow, hadn't heard that news. It has become a huge deal, including financially.

It's still a great opportunity Martin, glad you're able to take part again. Good luck man.

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American Team Announced
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2018, 02:51:28 pm »
The American team for the International Challenge Race during the Island Classic has been announced.  Some new names this year, including Josh Hayes, Larry Pegram, Dale Quarterley, and Steve Rapp.  Here is a link to the announcement:

http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/international-island-classic-four-time-ama-superbike-josh-hayes-joining-team-america-for-2019-event/

This could be the year of the Yanks down under!

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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2018, 06:37:40 pm »
Mix of modern & vintage! Good to see your name in there Martin, something the Grandkids will be proud of.

Should be a fun bunch. I remember Bruce from my Westwood days, many many moons ago!

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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2018, 04:32:33 am »
Best of luck Martin.  Please keep us updated.

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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2019, 04:50:14 am »
ps I've entered the Forgotten 500 class and the International Challenge races.  Hoping to pick up the pace from last year.  Think I can be competitive in my class and it would be great to qualify for the International Challenge races.

My mate is also racing P5 500 on a Laverda aswell as racing P4 Junior on his CB350. His name is Paul and will be with the rest of the West Australian team so say hi. He is the one building the engine for my CB500.

Here is a link to our racing facebook page to check the bikes out if interested.

https://www.facebook.com/RetroMotoRacing/
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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2019, 10:32:38 am »
nice laverda, i won a couple of forgotten era championships on one of those . sadly it now lives in a spare bedroom and is used to dry washing on .

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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2019, 01:26:23 pm »
Will be sure to look him up at the track.  Checked last years results and Paul finished one better than me in the overall results.  Ready to head down under for some holiday time with the wife before the races. It is a good time to trade winter for some Aussie sunshine!
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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2019, 02:16:57 pm »
Good Luck Martin. Have fun man.

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Re: Phillip Island 2019
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2019, 10:37:15 pm »
Thanks Brent. Super excited about the races. After the long flight I am down under. On holiday with the Mrs. for a week and then on to Phillip Island.  Here is the latest press release announcing the team from New Zealand.

[url][http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/international-island-classic-alex-phillis-john-reynolds-to-lead-team-new-zealand-at-phillip-island//url]

 

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