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Yamaha Racing Team set for Phillip Island WSBK Opener

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The Yamaha Racing Team (YRT) have confirmed that they will compete at the 2016 season opening round of the World Superbike Championship, held at the iconic Phillip Island circuit, on February 26-28.

Contesting the Australian Superbike Championship, the support class to the WSBK category, all three YRT riders and crew will be at Phillip Island, adding to the huge Yamaha presence at the high profile event.

‰ÛÏWe are excited to going racing and get our year started at such a major event like the opening round of the WSBK,‰Û
Glenn Allerton ready to go for the WSBK event at Phillip Island
With Wayne Maxwell, Glenn Allerton and Cru Halliday again at the controls of the YRT ‰ÛÒ Yamaha R1 in 2016, the Phillip Island event will be the first hit out for the team this year and the significance of racing alongside some of the world‰Ûªs best riders is not lost on the trio.

‰ÛÏRacing the Phillip Island circuit is always something to look forward to,‰Û
Cru Halliday is set for a big year starting at Phillip Island on February 26

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