Motocross

Vale Steve Ellis

Author: Garry Morrow

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Well know Victorian motocross identity, Steve Ellis, father of Motorex KTM's Lee Ellis has passed away on January first.

Ellis is believed to have suffered a suspected heart attack whilst mountain biking at his holiday house near Mt Baw Baw (Tanjil Bren). Steve was 53-years-old.

I considered Steve a friend and have many tales I could tell. I raced against him many times in the vets class and he was a tough competitor. In recent times he put his racing on hold and supported Lee around the National and Supercross circuits.

I will remember Steve as simply a top bloke, who always had time for a chat and had a fantastic sense of adventure, and who was a racer through and through.

Funeral details will be announced in the Herald Sun in the coming days.

Our deepest condolences to the Lee and the Ellis family.

The Funeral for Steve Ellis will be held on:

Monday the 10th of Jan, 2005

Time: 10:00am

@ John Allison Monkhouse

124 Carpenter St, Brighton

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