Masters of Morgan Park ready to roll

Masters of Morgan Park ready to roll

Author: Media/Wednesday, May 06, 2015/Categories: State News

This years Pirelli Masters of Morgan Park is set to be bigger than ever with over 120 competitors already booked in it’s going to be a festival of Motorcycle racing action.

With the fastest and flashiest European and American bikes entered in the BEARS F1 class, you can see the fastest bikes made by BMW, Ducati, EBR and MV Agusta. The other BEARS categories will showcase other British, European and American Racing gems.

Last year Beau Beaton set a new circuit lap record aboard his Ducati 1198. Mike Jones recently claimed the circuit record… will Beau Beaton be able to upstage the young Mike Jones and reclaim the circuit record?

If you like your motorcycles to have a bit of old fashioned character then the Historic classes will have everything from the 1950’s through to 2000, some with riders to match. The historic machines are not just there for display, they are there to be pushed to the limit. The top 30 fastest historic machines will compete in the Gregg Hansford Memorial Race. The winner takes home prize money as well as the honour of winning the race named after one of Australia’s two wheeled greats.

Do you prefer three wheels to two? Then come see Australia’s best competing in a round of the Australian Sidecar championships. The sidecar crews are bold and brave, with a few local teams looking to make an impression on the National stage. Come out and cheer them on as they try to make the best of their local knowledge to move them up the championship ladder.

Competitors that travel long distances to compete (over 600km) will receive professional photos of their weekend from Osella Photographics, at no extra cost. Official club photographer, Osella Photographics is renowned for taking fantastic photos of bikes on track at Morgan Park, and manages to capture the most exciting moments.

Make sure you hang around after racing on Saturday- there will be a social feature with drinks and nibbles ($5) while we talk to an International racer about their time on the world stage. The Saturday evening session becoming a real highlight of the event. Last year Chris Vermeulen told us all about his time in MotoGP and WSBK. Come along to find out who will be sharing this time.

A weekend pass to the Pirelli Masters of Morgan Park is $15 for Adults and you receive a free sausage sizzle. Pensioners and children under 16 receive FREE entry. So come out to Morgan Park Raceway and check out some of Australia's best riders battle it out on two and three wheels.

Interested in being more than a spectator and wish to be part of the event? The Motorcycle Sportsmen on Queensland are looking for flag marshals. Training and lunch is provided, so if you have an interest in getting one of the closet seats to the action, and meeting other exciting people who give their time to ensure the racing runs smoothly and safely, contact

Photos courtesy of Osella Photographics.


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