Australian Superbike Championships round 2

MEET: Glenn Allerton, Wayne Maxwell, Josh Waters, Troy Bayliss, Bryan Staring and Troy Herfoss at Goulburn Square on Thursday. Photo: Andrew Gosling - tbgsport
MEET: Glenn Allerton, Wayne Maxwell, Josh Waters, Troy Bayliss, Bryan Staring and Troy Herfoss at Goulburn Square on Thursday. Photo: Andrew Gosling - tbgsport

Meet some of the stars who race in this year’s Australian Superbike Championship ahead of this weekend’s second round of the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli (ASBK). Also catch up with Goulburn’s flying Supersports rider Tom Toparis who will also be racing at Wakefield Park.

Make sure you get along to the Goulburn Square Shopping Centre, at 217 Auburn Street, Goulburn between 5pm - 5:45pm this Thursday  March 16 for your chance to meet and greet some of superstars who will be battling for supremacy at the 2.2km Wakefield Park circuit.

Who will be coming you ask? It’s a star studded line up which includes, Yamaha Racing Team’s Wayne Maxwell and his new South Australian teammate for 2018, Daniel Falzon. Bryan Staring, who currently leads the Superbike Championship after he guided his #67 Kawasaki BCPerformance ZX-10R to victory at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit by scoring a 4-3-1.

Former three times Australian Superbike Champion Glenn Allerton, who has re-joined with the Next Gen Motorsports team, will also be on hand, as well as the reigning Superbike champion, Josh Waters (Team Suzuki Ecstar Australia).

Both Allerton and Waters are two riders in the Superbike field who will be doing everything they can to try and win their fourth Superbike crown, which has never been done in the history of the Australian Superbike Championship.

But wait, there’s more! How about rubbing shoulders with a world champion? The 2001-06-08 World Superbike Champion (WorldSBK) Troy Bayliss (DesmoSport Ducati) will also be on hand to sign some autographs, as well as his son, Oli Bayliss from the Cube Racing team, who leads the Australian Supersport 300 Championship after taking a 1-2-1 at the ‘Island’ last month.

Just to cap it off, Goulburn’s own Troy Herfoss (Penrite Team Honda Racing) and Tom Toparis (Cube Racing) will be flying the flag for the Goulburnians.

So make sure you head along to get yourself an autograph and in the running for multiple giveaway ASBK tickets for the round and much, much more!

This story Meet the riders first appeared on Goulburn Post.