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14 August 2019
Leading dirt-bike motorcyclists from across Victoria will bring Dooen Recreation Reserve to life this weekend in the final round of Western Region championships.
The event has attracted 180 competitors, aged from seven to 60-plus, who will compete in about 12 categories across Saturday and Sunday.
Horsham Motorcycle Club is presenting the event, which will run from 12.30pm to 5pm on Saturday and from 8am to about 2pm on Sunday.
Club president Cory Watts said the championship round would feature the cream of Victorian motocross.
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“Most classes feature intense competition with Open A Grade and Open Light A Grade attracting about 20 riders in each grade, presenting a major highlight,” he said.
“Being the final round of the championship we won’t have only round winners on the day but also championship winners, which means we can expect great battles.”
Mr Watts said spectator entry to the event was free of charge and expectations were that the track would be in outstanding condition for racing.
“We certainly won’t have to do any watering after the latest rain we’ve had,” he said.
“Conditions will be challenging but will promote highly competitive racing. Riders can look forward to good wet-weather conditions.”
Horsham Motorcycle Club is also busy preparing for its final Academy of Motocross session on September 1 and its annual Trilogy event on September 8.
The Trilogy event involves racing on a loop that showcases the motocross track as well a grass and quarry surfaces.
The Horsham club and its track are firmly entrenched on the national motocross circuit after being part of many successful elite events.
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