Motul Pirelli Sherco Factory Team rider Wil Ruprecht has claimed the 2016 Australian Off-Road Championship Under 19 title at the final round in Penshurst, Victoria.
Ruprecht took his Sherco 450SEF-R to glory in wet and extremely muddy conditions to give the Motul Pirelli Sherco Factory Team their maiden Australian Championship.
Ruprecht has been the form rider in the class for riders under 19 years all season and has capped off an excellent Championship in the best possible fashion. The class is open to all capacity machines and Ruprecht‰Ûªs standout result has proven the Sherco 450SEF-R is the best bike in the competition.
‰ÛÏEven though I had a bit of a lead coming into this weekend‰Ûªs final rounds you never know what can happen in off-road racing,‰Û