An incredible five Australians performed on the international stage last weekend, as round one of the 2016 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) took place at Johor Circuit in Southern Malaysia.
For many years‰Ûª Australian riders have made the trip across to Asia to compete in the competitive ARRC, and with lines of communication now well and truly open, both the Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul Pirelli, Motorcycling Australia, and the Asia Road Racing Championship are now exploring options on how the three can collaborate in the future.
Asia Road Racing Championship Director Ron Hogg shared that it‰Ûªs been fantastic having the likes of Australians Broc Pearson and Corey Bifta at Asia Dream Cup, Jack Maffry in AP250 and also Anthony West and Michael Blair in SS600.
‰ÛÏAustralian riders have been a constant part of the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship since its early days. The most memorable was of course Chris Vermeulen in 1999,‰Û