International Island Classic


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Media Release 25 January 2019 AUSTRALIAN TEAM NEWCOMER, AARON MORRIS, TOPS QUALIFYING FOR THE LOCALS In blistering heat, Australia has kicked off the defence of their International Challenge crown in good shape at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit today, topping qualifying for the weekend’s four historic bike races against formidable outfits from the Team USA and New Zealand. Aaron …

Australia ready to defend International Challenge, as Johnson leads the way

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Media release 23 January 2019 Adelaide racer David Johnson has enjoyed some stellar moments in his motorcycle racing career, but  being part of the victorious Australian team in the 2018 International Challenge at last January’s Island Classic historic race meeting was a stand-out. With the 2019 Island Classic, presented by Visit Phillip Island, this weekend – January 25-27 – Johnson …

International Challenge field confirmed for Team USA, NZ and Australia (Press Release)

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The countdown is on for the three-nation International Challenge showdown, with New Zealand today  unveiling its squad to take on Australia and Team USA, when the historic bike racers meet at Phillip Island next weekend, January 25-27.    The Challenge is the headline event of 26th annual International Island Classic, presented by Visit Phillip Island, and the Kiwi announcement unveils some stunning …


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MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                        14 DECEMBER 2018 Josh Hayes Heading up Team America for the Phillip Island Classic International Challenge

Mojo Yamaha Fleet Ready for Ocean Crossing

Lorraine Crussell Journal

After upgrades to cooling systems, suspension set up and a final engine check from Larry “the” Cook, the Mojo Yamaha fleet is ready to go. Final rider list: Josh Hayes, Jason Pridmore, Steve Rapp, Larry Pegram, Barrett Long, Michael Gilbert and yours truly Dave Crussell.

Final prepping for track day testing

Lorraine Crussell Journal

Dave and Larry doing the final prep work on Andrew Lee’s FJ for Let’s Ride Track Day at Buttonwillow on Monday Nov 12.  Beautiful paint work by Sean Nguyen in Oregon.  Trying to cool down the bikes so adding more filters and trying out the ROO99 as the R00100 ran way hot at Thunderhill.  Steve Rapp will be at the …