Motorcycling Australia today announced the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) 2020 Champions for all 14 classes.
The crowning of the 2020 Champions follows the decision today by AORC Management Team to cancel the remaining round scheduled for November of the championship due to the uncertainty of State Border COVID-19 border restrictions.
With two rounds held at Toowoomba, Queensland and one round at Dungog, NSW, (round 4 was cancelled due to severe weather), before COVID-19 pandemic hit, enough rounds have been run to award the 2020 Champions.
The 2020 AORC , kicked off with record entries, nearly 100 junior riders entered, in an expanded 14 classes of competition with new junior classes, the return of 2 Stroke Cup and senior racing in both the men‰Ûªs and women‰Ûªs classes.
A record more than 280 riders competed in the first two rounds, and the championship introduced the Yamaha and OffRoad Advantage initiative ‰ÛÒ Yamaha Off-Road Tech and Tips (YORTT) ‰ÛÒ providing specialised coaching for junior competitors by Australian and World Champion riders.
Australia‰Ûªs premier motocross talent joined AORC including in the E1 class, Mason Semmens, in E2 class, Todd Waters and in the E3 class Callum Norton, all who scored podiums on their first outing.
‰ÛÏWe are very excited to be able to crown our 2020 Australian Off-Road Champions in all 14 classes,‰Û