Complete wrap from St. George Summer season Nights Rounds 3/4

2022-2023 St George Summer season Evening Collection
Sydney Motorsport Park, Rounds Three & 4

Phrases Nick Edards, Pictures by RBMotoLens, Half Mild Photographic

Having already run two rounds on the tail finish of 2022, the St George MCC Summer season Nights season 2022/2023 went all out to welcome 2023 by giving us a double-header at Sydney Motorsport Park with the third spherical run on Friday January 13 adopted by Spherical 4 on Saturday the 14th.

Riders returned to Sydney Motorsport Park for Rounds 3 & 4 of the St George MCC Summer Nights series
Riders returned to Sydney Motorsport Park for Rounds 3 & 4 of the St George MCC Summer season Nights collection

The collection has rightly attracted some worldwide consideration and it was nice to see British Superbike head honcho Stuart Higgs and FHO Racing proprietor Faye Ho on the facility, looking on the fabulous night time racing that’s now a daily a part of the SMP calendar.

Faye Ho, O'Brien and Higgs
Faye Ho, O’Brien and Higgs in pitlane

Stuart Higgs is Director of the British Superbike Championship at MotorSport Imaginative and prescient Ltd and Faye Ho is Workforce Principal for FHO Racing, who discipline Josh Brookes in BSB and Peter Hickman in BSB, TT and Irish Highway Racing.

Stuart Higgs – Director of British Superbike Championship

“Thanks to your heat welcome and specifically the membership membership, an ideal shock and really a lot appreciated. We each loved the occasion and I feel it’s an idea that would develop, bearing in mind its place within the 12 months. The membership is deservedly extremely regarded and really effectively delivered the occasion which given the tight constraints of the time schedule is nice achievement. A lot to construct on! See you round.”

Stuart Higgs - Director of British Superbike Championship
O’Brien, Brookes and Stuart Higgs

These are huge names and St George MCC had been delighted to have them take outing and attend the Summer season Nights collection. Stuart was made an honorary member of St. George MCC and the membership hopes that this would be the begin of a long-term relationship between the organisations. The idea of an Ashes Collection continues to be simply an thought, however something is feasible given the vitality these organisations deliver to the monitor

And so to the double-header…

Toparis, Nicolson, Prentice, Bramich, Voight
Toparis, Nicolson, Prentice, Bramich, Voight

Each Rounds Three and 4 adopted the same old summer time nights format of three courses, two of them having sub-categories on-track on the similar time, with every class getting a ten minute qualifying and three nine-minute-plus-one-lap races scheduled.

Time is tight, qualifying begins at 1830 and the monitor must be clear by 2230, so any delays could cause disruption, and even cancellation, of races scheduled to run on the again finish of the night.

Farnsworth taking a tumble
Farnsworth taking a tumble

That was the end result at Rounds One and Two the place races did should be canned, nevertheless Rounds Three and 4 ran to plan, there have been no main delays and all races had been accomplished over full distance inside the time obtainable.

Jacob Roulstone
Jacob Roulstone

Sundown in Sydney in January is round 2000, the flood-lights kick in earlier than sundown to enhance the fading gentle and by 2230, the environment are in full darkish and the one gentle on the monitor is from SMP’s wonderful array of candles.

Because of this by the second rotation of races, the monitor is artificially lit and the standard of the sunshine put out by the floods is so good that some riders are nonetheless sporting darkish visors regardless of the absence of pure gentle.

Right here’s a fast recap on the three race courses and sub-categories.

Pirelli Limitless is for racers anticipated to beat a 1m40s lap time and inside Pirelli Limitless, there’s two sub-categories: Tremendous Quick Dudes, for ASBK/BSB-class rider and the remaining, which we’ll name Simply Quick Dudes for comfort.

Josh Brookes
Josh Brookes

Within the Tremendous Quick Dudes class, Josh Brookes (#25, M 1000 RR), Lachlan Epis (#83, BMW M 1000 RR) and Max Stauffer (#27, Yamaha YZF-R1) have been on-deck as collection regulars and had been again for the double-header.

Lachlan Epis
Lachlan Epis

Rounds Three and 4 noticed an expanded Tremendous Quick Dudes rider checklist. Newly topped ASBK champion Mike Jones (#46, Yamaha YZF-R1) was in attendance for each rounds together with manufacturing facility Yamaha team-mate Cru Halliday (#65, Yamaha YZF-R1).

Mike Jones and Cru Halliday
Mike Jones and Cru Halliday

Ducati additionally had a sizeable and fascinating illustration. Oli Bayliss (#32, Ducati 955) gearing up for WorldSBK 2023 the place he’ll be driving for D34G within the Supersport class, ran on each Friday and Saturday, as did Broc Pearson (#4, Ducati Panigale V4R) with DesmoSport Ducati.

Oli Bayliss
Oli Bayliss

Becoming a member of the Tremendous Quick Dudes for Saturday’s Spherical 4 was Josh Waters (#21, Ducati Panigale V4R) who has taken over the seat on the Enhance Cellular Panigale V4R from Wayne Maxwell who retired on the finish of season 2022.

Additionally within the combine for Spherical 4 was former ASBK Supersport champion Ted Collins (#29, BMW M 1000 RR), who has been absent from the highest ranks for some time however is making a comeback in 2023 with Livson Racing.

Josh Waters
Josh Waters

Coming into the double-header, Josh Brookes led the Tremendous Quick Dudes class with a good factors benefit over Lachlan Epis with Max Stauffer in third. On condition that these had been the one three riders who had been competing in all rounds, that is the place the main target of the factors battle could be.

Josh Brookes
Josh Brookes’s bike

Within the Simply Quick Dudes sub-category, Paris Hardwick (#72, Kawasaki ZX-10RR) got here into the weekend with a slender factors lead over Josh Soderland (#28, Ducati Panigale V4R).

Josh Soderland chasing Paris Hardwick
Josh Soderland chasing Paris Hardwick

Some notable absences, together with Dominic De Leon and Brenadan McIntrye meant that there have been actual alternatives for riders equivalent to Nick Marsh (#15, Yamaha YZF-R1M), Leanne Nelson (#52, Kawasaki ZX-10R) and Timothy Griffith (#18, Kawasaki ZX-10RR) to make some strikes up the factors desk.

Leanne Nelson
Leanne Nelson

Oli Bayliss wasn’t the one racer fielding a ‘Supersport’ class bike in what’s successfully a Superbike class of racing, there was additionally Sean Condon (#26, Yamaha YZF-R6) who would show himself properly as much as the problem of creating a 600 run with the massive boys at Spherical Three.

Sean Condon
Sean Condon on his R6, was racing the Superbikes

IPONE Limitless is for racers not anticipated to beat the 1m40s bracket. Coming into the weekend, the collection chief was younger Jacob Roulstone (#12, Kawasaki ZX-10RR) with Ryan Edwards (#84, Ducati Panigale V4R), Ryan Jowett (#57, Ducati Panigale V4S), Clint McAnally (#72, Ducati Panigale V4) and Aaron Shereck (#136, Aprilia RSV4) finishing the highest 5 positions. McAnally could be one to observe as his fourth place factors rating was achieved regardless of not contesting Spherical One.

Jacob Roulstone
Jacob Roulstone

Bridgestone 600 is for Supersport class bikes, and AGV Twin Cup for mid-capacity twins, share the monitor however have their very own factors chase. In Bridgestone 600, Jake Farnsworth (#149, Yamaha YZF-R6) had an ideal report from Rounds One and Two which gave him a good-looking lead within the championship.

Voight leads Farnsworth and Nahlous
Voight leads Farnsworth and Nahlous

Benny Baker (#72, Yamaha YZF-R6), Jack Favelle (#33, Honda CBR600RR), Simone Boldrini (#4, Yamaha YZF-R6) and Cameron Prentice (#47, Yamaha R6) holding second by means of fifth spots.

Rounds Three and 4 noticed some very robust competitors added to the combo with Harrison Voight (#29, Yamaha YZF-R6), Tom Bramich (#44, Yamaha YZF-R6) notable attendees for each rounds and former ASBK Supersport champion Tom Toparis (#7, Yamaha YZF-R6) racing on the Friday night time.

Tom Bramich
Tom Bramich

AGV Twins Cup continues to be a brand new innovation and it’s going to take some time for the category to construct up extra illustration. Class factors chief Carl Kitson wasn’t at Rounds Three and 4 which put collection common David Nhan Cao (#9, Yamaha MT-07) in a very good place to shut the hole on the high of the desk.

Matthew Edwards on a new RS660
Matthew Edwards on a brand new RS660

Brian Bolster (#222, Suzuki SV650), a stalwart of the Twins scene however absent from Rounds One and Two by means of sickness was again; Matthew Edwards (#122) was a brand new addition to the category bringing his Aprilia RS660 to the occasion.

Pirelli Limitless – Spherical Three

Lachlan Epis wasted no time in Pirelli Limitless qualifying, entering into the groove for the night proper from the off and posted a 1m31.084 to take pole from Brookes, who posted a better of 1m31m302. Stauffer, Halliday, Jones and Pearson crammed out the rest of the spots on the primary two rows of the grid.

Lachlan Epis
Lachlan Epis claimed pole

Timothy Griiffith was quickest of the Simply Quick Dudes, his 1m34.89 adequate to offer him eighth on the grid with Soderland and Hardwick lower than a second off his tempo.

Pirelli Limitless – Race One

Tech points meant that Epis couldn’t capitalise on his pole place and it was Brookes who took command of the opening race with Cru Halliday pushing him arduous early on, crossing the road precisely one-second behind the two-time British Superbike Champion.

Josh Brookes took advantage of Epis's mechanical issues to take the lead
Josh Brookes

Max Stauffer, coming dwelling in third, was trying to be in actually good type and carded the most effective lap of the race, a really spectacular 1min31.206. Jones and Pearson accomplished the highest 5.

Cru Halliday proved early competition for Brookes
Cru Halliday

Timothy Griffith was better of the Simply Quick Dudes, battling arduous with Paris Hardwick all the best way and coming dwelling eight total, simply two-tenths of a second forward of Hardwick.

Marsh, Soderland and Sean Condon (on his 600 and posting a greatest lap of 1m33.986, considerably faster than fairly a number of of the litre-bikes), additionally took out good factors within the Simply Quick Dudes sub-category.

Pirelli Limitless – Race Two

Halliday utilized much more stress to Brookes than he had in Race One however wasn’t capable of get shut sufficient to make a cross when it counted, Brookes taking the flag with a three-tenths of a second margin, with Jones in very shut firm, simply one-tenth of a second behind Halliday in third.

Brookes, Stauffer, Halliday, Jones, Bayliss, Epis and Pearson
Brookes, Stauffer, Halliday, Jones, Bayliss, Epis and Pearson

Stauffer continued his good type with a fourth place end forward of Pearson in fifth. Issues went from unhealthy to worse for Epis in Race Two with a tech concern inflicting a DNF. Given the collection runs a progressive grid format this meant that he’d have to begin from the again of the grid for the third and remaining race of the night time.

Timothy Griffith topped the Just Fast Dudes
Timothy Griffith topped the Simply Quick Dudes

In Simply Quick Dudes, once more it was Griffith taking the main factors haul with Hardwick, Condon, Soderland and Scott Allars (#31, Yamaha YZF-R1M)

Pirelli Limitless – Race Three

In a repeat of the opening races, it was Brookes and Halliday on the head of the sphere. Brookes taking the win by lower than a second from Halliday. Behind them, Epis put in a implausible run from the again of the grid to take third place and rating quickest lap of the race with a 1m31.396.

Cru Halliday
Cru Halliday

Jones and Stauffer took out fourth and fifth, Stauffer having constructed a powerful three-and-a-half second lead over Pearson by the flag.

Max Stauffer
Max Stauffer

In Simply Quick Dudes, Hardwick was capable of greatest Griffith, Condon as soon as once more labored magic on the R6 to deliver it dwelling forward of some robust Superbike runners and a few nine-seconds forward of Allars in eleventh total.

Sean Condon (R6)

Pirelli Limitless Spherical Three Factors

Brookes’ excellent run gave him the assembly win for the Tremendous Quick Dudes forward of Halliday and Jones. Stauffer simply missed out on a podium end for the night time, Jones edging him by a single level.

Josh Brookes carried the lead into Round Four
Josh Brookes carried the lead into Spherical 4

In Simply Quick Dudes, the win went to Griffith from Hardwick. Condon’s R6 efficiency gave him a 3rd spot on the rostrum for the assembly which is sort of an achievement. Soderland and Allars held the opposite high 5 spots.

Hardwick was Just Fast Guys runner up for the round
Paris Hardwick was Simply Quick Guys runner up for the spherical

PIRELLI Limitless – Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Class Time
1 JOSH BROOKES AA 10:45.4560
2 CRU HALLIDAY AA 10:46.4560
3 MAX STAUFFER AA 10:48.7130
4 MICHAEL JONES AA 10:51.4550
5 BROC PEARSON AA 11:02.5730
6 OLI BAYLISS AA 11:05.9550
7 LACHLAN EPIS AA 11:12.7680
9 PARIS HARDWICK A 11:13.4660
10 NICHOLAS MARSH A 11:14.6380
11 JOSHUA SODERLAND A 11:15.0820
12 SEAN CONDON A 11:15.9730
13 SCOTT ALLARS A 11:22.7420
14 LEANNE NELSON A 11:23.5280
15 ADRIAN PELEGRIN A 11:34.2860
16 BRAD HENMAN A 12:04.0930
Quickest Lap: Max Stauffer – 1:31.2060

PIRELLI Limitless – Race Two Outcomes

Pos Rider Class Time
1 JOSH BROOKES AA 10:44.6450
2 CRU HALLIDAY AA 10:44.9430
3 MICHAEL JONES AA 10:45.0630
4 MAX STAUFFER AA 10:48.6430
5 BROC PEARSON AA 10:58.1410
6 OLI BAYLISS AA 10:59.0340
8 PARIS HARDWICK A 11:10.8640
9 SEAN CONDON A 11:11.6260
10 JOSHUA SODERLAND A 11:15.2910
11 SCOTT ALLARS A 11:17.9340
12 NICHOLAS MARSH A 11:19.4620
13 LEANNE NELSON A 11:26.0760
14 ADRIAN PELEGRIN A 11:33.7660
15 BRAD HENMAN A 11:57.2170
Quickest Lap: Cru Halliday – 1:30.7180

PIRELLI Limitless – Race Three Outcomes

Pos Rider Class Time
1 JOSH BROOKES AA 10:48.1160
2 CRU HALLIDAY AA 10:48.9210
3 LACHLAN EPIS AA 10:49.7310
4 MICHAEL JONES AA 10:49.9930
5 MAX STAUFFER AA 10:51.0210
6 BROC PEARSON AA 10:54.6730
7 OLI BAYLISS AA 11:03.5480
8 PARIS HARDWICK A 11:07.2810
10 SEAN CONDON A 11:10.1720
11 SCOTT ALLARS A 11:19.8520
12 JOSHUA SODERLAND A 11:21.3330
13 LEANNE NELSON A 11:26.3500
14 NICHOLAS MARSH A 11:31.4700
15 ADRIAN PELEGRIN A 11:34.3340
16 BRAD HENMAN A 12:08.5110
Quickest Lap: Lachlan Epis – 1:31.3960

PIRELLI Limitless Spherical Three General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 TIMOTHY GRIFFITH 25 25 20 70
2 PARIS HARDWICK 20 20 25 65
3 SEAN CONDON 16 18 18 52
4 JOSHUA SODERLAND 17 17 16 50
5 SCOTT ALLARS 15 16 17 48
6 NICHOLAS MARSH 18 15 14 47
7 LEANNE NELSON 14 14 15 43
8 ADRIAN PELEGRIN 13 13 13 39
9 BRAD HENMAN 12 12 12 36

PIRELLI Limitless Tremendous Quick Dudes Spherical 3 General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 JOSH BROOKES 25 25 25 75
2 CRU HALLIDAY 20 20 20 60
3 MICHAEL JONES 17 18 17 52
4 MAX STAUFFER 18 17 16 51
5 BROC PEARSON 16 16 15 47
6 OLI BAYLISS 15 15 14 44
7 LACHLAN EPIS 14 0 18 32


IPONE Limitless – Spherical Three

With34 racers lining up for IPONE Limitless class, there was going to be a whole lot of little battles occurring all through the sphere in all classes.

Andrew Burley claimed pole
Andrew Burley claimed pole

It was Andrew Burley (#121, Ducati V4S) who made essentially the most of qualifying, carding a 1m37.121 to offer him pole. Roulstone, Edwards, McAnally had been all inside a second of Burley’s pole time and Michael Jeffrey (#53, Yamaha YZF-R1) was solely just a little off their tempo in fifth spot.

IPONE Limitless – Race One

McAnally made fast progress from fourth on the grid to take the lead and the eventual win from Roulstone by sixth-tenths of a second – with a greatest lap of 1m34.937 considerably quicker than any of his rivals.

Clint McAnally
Clint McAnally

Burley wasn’t capable of convert his pole place right into a podium place, ending fourth behind Edwards. Ben Angelidis (#227, BMW M 1000 RR) took fifth.

IPONE Limitless – Race Two

Ranging from second on the grid, Roulstone was capable of put fast stress on McAnally and after taking the lead was capable of pull out a near-two-second hole by the end.

Jacob Roulstone
Jacob Roulstone

These two ran away from the sphere comprehensively, with Angelidis in third place some 14-seconds again from McAnally. Burley missed out on a podium by lower than half-a-second and Ryan Jowett closed out the highest 5.

IPONE Limitless – Race Three

Roulstone and McAnally had been again at it in Race Three however a slipping clutch compelled Roulstone right into a DNF which left McAnally to take a powerful, if lonely, 11-second win and a greatest lap of 1m36.228.

Ryan Jowett
Ryan Jowett

Jowett, Edwards, Angelidis and Burley crammed the rest of the highest 5 positions.

IPONE Limitless Spherical Three Factors

McAnally took out the assembly with a good-looking factors rating from two wins and a second forward of Angelidis, with Burley in third, each taking well-deserved podium positions given the consistency of their outcomes.

Roulstone leads McAnally
Roulstone leads McAnally

Edwards simply missed out on a podium spot by a handful of factors and Roulstone, little doubt ruing the Race Three DNF, took out fifth.

IPONE Limitless – Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 CLINT MCANALLY 11:19.3700
2 JACOB ROULSTONE 11:19.9910
3 RYAN EDWARDS 11:25.1160
4 ANDREW BURLEY 11:32.9550
5 BEN ANGELIDIS 11:37.6960
6 DAVE KEANE 11:38.2040
7 MICHAEL JEFFERY 11:39.1950
8 AARON SMITH 11:42.6660
10 CRAIG BOYD 11:44.8540
Quickest Lap: Clint McAnally – 1:34.9370

IPONE Limitless – Race Two Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 JACOB ROULSTONE 11:17.3020
2 CLINT MCANALLY 11:19.0120
3 BEN ANGELIDIS 11:33.1670
4 ANDREW BURLEY 11:33.6300
5 RYAN JOWETT 11:35.2660
6 DAVE KEANE 11:35.6410
7 AARON SMITH 11:35.8800
8 MICHAEL JEFFERY 11:40.9210
9 CRAIG BOYD 11:42.1720
10 RYAN EDWARDS 11:42.7280
Quickest Lap: Jacob Roulstone – 1:35.1000

IPONE Limitless – Race Three Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 CLINT MCANALLY 11:24.8810
2 RYAN JOWETT 11:35.3060
3 RYAN EDWARDS 11:35.4400
4 BEN ANGELIDIS 11:35.6620
5 ANDREW BURLEY 11:37.4560
6 MICHAEL JEFFERY 11:37.7710
7 AARON SMITH 11:38.2290
8 CRAIG BOYD 11:43.4530
9 DAVE KEANE 11:43.8990
10 HARLEY BORKOWSKI 11:44.7110
Quickest Lap: Clint McAnally – 1:36.2280

IPONE Limitless Spherical Three General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 CLINT MCANALLY 25 20 25 70
2 BEN ANGELIDIS 16 18 17 51
3 ANDREW BURLEY 17 17 16 50
4 RYAN EDWARDS 18 11 18 47
5 JACOB ROULSTONE 20 25 0 45
6 RYAN JOWETT 8 16 20 44
7 MICHAEL JEFFERY 14 13 15 42
8 DAVE KEANE 15 15 12 42
9 AARON SMITH 13 14 14 41
10 CRAIG BOYD 11 12 13 36
11 HARLEY BORKOWSKI 12 10 11 33
12 AARON SCHERECK 9 9 9 27
13 MARC BALESTRO 7 6 10 23
14 PHILLIP BURKE 5 7 7 19
15 HUSSEIN AYAD 4 8 5 17
17 JASON CLIFF 10 0 0 10
18 ALEX TAMRAS 3 0 6 9
19 JAMES BERKLEY 0 0 8 8
20 SCOTT CHAPMAN 0 2 4 6
21 BRIAN WALSH 1 4 0 5
22 ANDREW LEE 0 1 3 4
23 ANDREW SMART 0 3 0 3
24 JAMES GRAHAM 0 0 2 2
26 MARTIN BALL 0 0 1 1


Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Spherical Three

In whole there have been 36 riders on the cardboard for the Bridgestone 600 class and AGV Twin Cup, so the expectation was that we’d see some shut racing all through the pack.

Farnsworth held the lead into Round Three
Jake Farnsworth held the lead into Spherical Three

Farnsworth got here into the spherical with an ideal factors haul having received all 5 of the races run on the opening two rounds. However with riders of the calibre of Voight and Toparis at Spherical Three, persevering with that form of dominance was by no means going to be simple.

Harrison Voight
Harrison Voight

Qualifying noticed Harrison Voight setting the tone for each rounds by posting a 1m34.963, besting Toparis by over half-a-second to take pole.

Farnsworth took third spot only a hundredth-of-a-second behind Toparis, with Jonathon Nahlous (#20, Kawasaki ZX-6R) and Jack Favelle securing the remaining top-five grid slots.

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race One

Race One noticed the purple flag got here out early after Brian Bolster went down in a gap lap melee. The fallen bike was recovered rapidly and Bolster was unhurt, and swearing loudly, however the injury to the bike was sufficient to maintain him out of the motion for the rest of the night time.

Harrison Voight
Harrison Voight

On the restart Voight and Toparis break up away from the pack rapidly, Voight holding the lead throughout the road with a margin of two-tenths of a second when it mattered. Bramich in third place was some 15-seconds adrift with Nahlous, Nelson, (#279, Yamaha YZF-R6) and Favelle, in shut firm.

Tom Toparis
Tom Toparis

Farnsworth’s dominance of the collection was dented by a quick fall to the skin of T3 on lap two. Luckily the injury wasn’t sufficient to maintain him out of the next races, however these misplaced factors stung.

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Two

Race Two noticed extra of the identical and an analogous outcome, as Voight and Toparis gapped the sphere. Voight as soon as once more crossing the road first with a small margin over Toparis.

Voight, Toparis and Farnsworth
Voight, Toparis and Farnsworth

Favelle in third was 12-seconds again from Toparis and three-seconds forward of Nelson, who had Lytras just a little beneath half-a-second off his tail. Farnsworth, maybe with some points hanging over from his Race One crash, was solely capable of rating a sixth-place end.

Jack Favelle

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Three

It was three-from-three for Voight as he took the win by a scant tenth of a second from Toparis, however it was Toparis that once more carded the quickest lap. Farnsworth was capable of match their tempo extra intently in Race Three and completed in third just a little over a second again which was a minimum of some recompense for his issues in Races One and Two.

Nelson, Lytras, McDonald, Skeer and Oughtred
Nelson, Lytras, McDonald, Skeer and Oughtred

Favelle and Dallas Skeer (#86, Yamaha R6) crossed in fourth and fifth with simply three-tenths of a second separating them.

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup Spherical Three Factors

Three wins from three begins for Harrison Voight and three second-places from three begins for Tom Toparis settled the primary two podium positions for the night time with out the necessity for any maths.

Jack Favelle took a well-deserved third with Hayden Nelson and John Lytras ending the night in fourth and fifth spots.

Harrison Voight
Harrison Voight

Within the AGV Twin Cup, Bolster’s early retirement meant that solely Matthew Edwards and David Nhan Cao had been within the operating. Cao is making regular ahead progress on the MT-07 however Edwards’ Aprilia is a complete totally different class of two-potter.

Matthew Edwards
Matthew Edwards

As could be anticipated, Edwards was capable of rating class pole place and three wins from three begins giving him the assembly win and a second spot for Cao. It’s price noting that Edwards is lapping across the 1m43 mark and Cao is again beneath 1m50 on the MT-07, each of that are very credible instances.

MT-07 mounted Cao
MT-07 mounted David Cao

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 11:07.2080
2 TOM TOPARIS 11:07.4020
3 TOM BRAMICH 11:22.1520
5 HAYDEN NELSON 11:22.4600
6 JACK FAVELLE 11:22.7320
7 JOHN LYTRAS 11:24.2500
8 REECE OUGHTRED 11:29.7650
9 ARCHIE MCDONALD 11:29.8630
10 DALLAS SKEER 11:30.0230
Quickest Lap: Tom Toparis – 1:34.1560

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Two Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 11:06.3550
2 TOM TOPARIS 11:06.4050
3 JACK FAVELLE 11:18.9680
4 HAYDEN NELSON 11:21.1750
5 JOHN LYTRAS 11:21.6340
6 JAKE FARNSWORTH 11:26.3350
7 REECE OUGHTRED 11:27.3160
8 ARCHIE MCDONALD 11:28.6770
9 DALLAS SKEER 11:30.2510
10 JACOB HATCH 11:35.7650
Quickest Lap: Tom Toparis – 1:33.8210

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Three Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 11:07.2570
2 TOM TOPARIS 11:07.3720
3 JAKE FARNSWORTH 11:08.6790
4 JACK FAVELLE 11:18.6570
5 DALLAS SKEER 11:18.9340
7 HAYDEN NELSON 11:21.6220
8 JOHN LYTRAS 11:25.7930
9 REECE OUGHTRED 11:25.9330
10 ARCHIE MCDONALD 11:27.2800
Quickest Lap: Tom Toparis – 1:33.9470

Bridgestone 600 Spherical Three General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 25 25 25 75
2 TOM TOPARIS 20 20 20 60
3 JACK FAVELLE 15 18 17 50
4 HAYDEN NELSON 16 17 14 47
5 JOHN LYTRAS 14 16 13 43
6 JONATHON NAHLOUS 17 10 15 42
7 DALLAS SKEER 11 12 16 39
8 REECE OUGHTRED 13 14 12 39
9 ARCHIE MCDONALD 12 13 11 36
10 JAKE FARNSWORTH 0 15 18 33
11 SCOTT NICHOLSON 8 7 10 25
12 TOM BRAMICH 18 0 5 23
13 JACOB HATCH 0 11 8 19
14 SIMONE BOLDRINI 10 8 1 19
15 GLENN NELSON 7 4 6 17
16 KEITH MULCAHY 5 9 2 16
17 CAMERON DUNKER 0 6 7 13
19 MARCUS HAMOD 6 1 4 11
21 JAMES BECK 0 5 3 8
23 TIMOTHY HUNT 2 3 0 5

AGV Twin Cup Spherical Three General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 MATTHEW EDWARDS 25 25 25 75
2 DAVID NHAN CAO 20 20 20 60

Pirelli Limitless – Spherical 4

Summer season Collection racing makes for late nights. Racing till 2230 with displays stretching the night out to 2300 or thereabouts makes for a protracted day. However that didn’t cease the trustworthy from being again the subsequent day to do all of it once more. Those that didn’t race at Spherical Three definitely got here into Saturday with extra vitality than those that had additionally competed on Friday, however then again had much less monitor time beneath their belts.

The clouds rolling over Sydney Motorsport Park at Round 4 as the lights come on
The clouds rolling over Sydney Motorsport Park at Spherical 4 because the lights come on

And so straight into the monitor motion…

In qualifying Josh Waters (#21, Ducati Panigale V4R) joined the Tremendous Quick Dudes cohort and made an instantaneous impression taking out pole with a 1m30.005, a transparent seventh-tenths of a second forward of Brookes.

Epis, Stauffer and Jones rounded out the highest 5, with Halliday, Pearson, Bayliss and Ted Collins (#29, BMW M 1000 RR) filling out the Tremendous Quick Dudes grid positions.

Riders returned on Saturday for Round 4 - Waters, Brookes and Epis
Riders returned on Saturday for Spherical 4 – Waters, Brookes, Epis, Halliday and Jones

Within the Simply Quick Dudes class, Tim Griffith carried ahead his good Friday-night type to attain tenth at school and first in class with a 1m33.92. Allars, Hardwick, Christian Carroll (#41, Ducati Panigale V4R) had been the opposite in-form Simply Quick Dudes in qualifying.

Pirelli Limitless – Race One

Josh Waters simply went for it within the opening Spherical 4 race. A quickest lap of 1m29.866 and a race win three-seconds forward of Brookes was one thing to behold. It’s truthful to say he’s has discovered a cheerful place on the Enhance Cellular V4R.

Josh Waters
Josh Waters

Stauffer has made big leaps ahead of late and got here by means of in third, just a little over half-a-second behind Brookes, totally impressing everybody.

Epis and Jones held fourth and fifth, however the discipline was fairly strung out by the tip of the race, Jones some ten-seconds again from Waters’ on the flag.

Brookes leads Waters
Brookes leads Waters

Within the Simply Quick Dudes class, Hardwick and Griffith continued their tussles with Hardwick taking ninth total and first in class lower than a tenth of a second forward of Griffith.

Allars, Soderland and Marsh adopted them dwelling however once more, there was a long way between riders with Marsh 15-seconds again from Hardwick on the flag.

Griffith, Soderland and Hardwick
Griffith, Soderland and Hardwick

Pirelli Limitless – Race Two

You need extra? Let’s have extra. Waters did it once more, however this time he wanted just a little assist from the native wildlife.

Brookes held a slender lead for almost all of the race however needed to stand the bike up within the final nook to keep away from a rabbit that determined it was the proper time to pattern the grass on the opposite aspect of the monitor. All the time the animal lover, Brookes took evasive motion and that act of compassion value him the race as he ran simply broad sufficient to offer Waters the hole he wanted to take the lead approaching to the principle straight.

Waters leads Brookes, Stauffer and Halliday
Waters leads Brookes, Stauffer and Halliday

Brookes wasn’t fairly capable of get better to take the win and crossed the road simply sixth-hundredths of a second in arrears.

Max Stauffer
Max Stauffer

Max Stauffer impressed once more to complete third with Halliday and Jones taking the remaining high 5 slots.

Cru Halliday
Cru Halliday

In Simply Quick Dudes, it was Griffith and Hardwick once more with Griffith taking the win with the timing charts displaying equivalent race instances of 11m07.638.

Soderland, Allars and Nelson couldn’t fairly match the tempo of Griffith and Hardwick however had been lapping within the 1m35 bracket to take out good championship factors.

Tim Griffith
Tim Griffith

Race Management did request the rabbit meet with officers to clarify its actions, however it was final seen flouncing off within the path of the carpark.

Pirelli Limitless – Race Three

Brookes wasn’t going to go away the night empty-handed and took the race win within the remaining Pirelli Limitless race.

Josh Brookes
Josh Brookes

Waters was second, and must be delighted together with his efficiency on the bike he’ll be taking into the ASBK collection, which kicks off on the finish of February at Phillip Island as help class to WorldSBK Spherical One.

Brookes and Waters race to the finish line
Brookes and Waters race to the end line

Halliday, Stauffer and Pearson took out the remaining top-five positions and the monitor time would have been invaluable to Pearson as he will get his head prepared for a full season of ASBK on the Panigale V4 R.

Mike Jones and Pearson
Mike Jones and Broc Pearson

2022 ASBK champion Mike Jones had a much less productive finish to the weekend with a fall on the nice and cozy up lap giving him a DNF for the final contest of the night time.

Within the Simply Quick Dudes class, It was Griffith on Hardwick once more and this time round, Griffith took the win by six-thousandths of a second. Soderland, Nelson and Adrian Pelegrin (#5, Kawasaki ZX-10R) rounded out the nice points-scoring positions within the class.

Soderland leads Nelson
Soderland leads Nelson

Pirelli Limitless Spherical 4 & General Factors

Waters’ haul of two wins and a second was adequate to web him the class win in Tremendous Quick Dudes with Brookes one win and two second locations giving him second place for the spherical.

Max Stauffer, who actually purchased his A-game to the present, scored third place, adopted by Pearson and Collins, outcomes which can be pleasing for each of them.

Josh Waters topped the Tremendous Quick Dudes forward of Brookes and Stauffer

In Simply Quick Dudes, it was an analogous story. Two wins and a second place to Griffith, one win and two second locations for Hardwick and the highest of the highest two positions had been locked in.

Josh Soderland, ever constant took the third podium place with Leanne Nelson and Adrian Pelegrin in fourth and fifth.

Tim Griffith, Paris Hardwick and Sean Condon
Tim Griffith, Paris Hardwick and Sean Condon – Simply Quick Dudes podium (Pirelli Limitless)

Wanting on the total standings heading into the ultimate spherical, in Pirelli Limitless Tremendous Quick Dudes, Josh Brookes has a 72-point lead over Max Stauffer with Lachlan Epis out of attain of second place. So it appears like Brookes has the class wrapped up however by no means say by no means.

In Pirelli Limitless Simply Quick Dudes, Paris Hardwick has a 32-point lead over Joshua Soderland with Timothy Griffith simply six factors in arrears from Soderland.

Nick Marsh and Leanne Nelson maintain fourth and fifth, some 45-points off third however separated by simply three factors so we are able to count on some fireworks on the remaining spherical.

Pirelli Limitless Rider Quotes

Josh Brookes

“The attendance of the ASBK regulars meant the competitors and the tempo was going to rise. I used to be happy to have the additional motivation to journey more durable and push the boundaries. We made some adjustments to the bike when weaknesses had been highlighted by battling with the totally different manufacturers. We had been capable of right that and return with extra aggressive bundle and again to the highest step. It’s all good enjoyable however equally invaluable for my self-preparation earlier than the brand new BSB season.”

Josh Brookes
Josh Brookes
Max Stauffer

“For me the 2 nights of racing noticed nice enhancements, I used to be capable of set some actually quick tempo and by the second night time I used to be capable of run a extra constant race tempo. To have the ability to soar within the tow of the 2 Josh’s, Epis, Halliday and Jones had been nice and I learnt heaps, finally ending third total on the second night time. Nonetheless bought issues I must work on so I can’t wait to leap again on the bike and take a look at make up some extra floor. Because of the St George Motorbike Membership for one more two wonderful conferences and all of the marshals.”

Max Stauffer and Josh Brookes
Max Stauffer and Josh Brookes
Josh Waters

“It was nice to race Saturday night time and have my first laps on the Enhance Cellular with Okay-Tech Suspension Ducati at SMSP. The night time for me went fairly properly, qualifying I used to be capable of get pole place and to attain the pace and outcomes we had been capable of do in my first day there on the bike, was superior. It was additionally nice to compete towards the depth of the sphere that was there, good apply for the 12 months forward. It was a very good occasion that was ran very properly.”

Josh Waters
Josh Waters
Cru Halliday

“It was an superior night time as all the time getting some testing wherein is all the time good to get just a little head begin. First time again on the bike because the final spherical on the bend so it gave me an opportunity to blow the cob webs off.”

Mike Jones

“It was nice to lastly get again to Sydney Motorsport Park, it’s been some time, the final time was the ultimate spherical of the 2019 ASBK the place I received the championship. I had a extremely pleasing time on monitor racing beneath lights and the environment within the pits was actually cool too. A worthy due to the St George Motorbike Membership and all concerned for operating a excessive profile high quality occasion.”

Mike Jones
Mike Jones
Sean Condon (R6 mounted)

“Was an ideal night time! You guys have actually stepped it up with the night time collection and I really feel prefer it’s going to get stronger! Superior to get a success out on the brand new R6 and take a look at a number of issues, in preparation for the season forward.”

Tim Griffith

“What a weekend! Rounds Three and 4 of the St George MCC Summer season Evening Collection didn’t disappoint. Close to on excellent circumstances made for some wonderful battles with Paris. Two ridiculously shut finishes on Saturday night time to take two out of three wins topped off an already superior Saturday the place I managed to lastly get the 1m33s monkey off my again that I’d been cursing for the final 4 years! Its a disgrace that the Spherical One crash has actually damage our factors haul headed into the ultimate spherical. The Summer season Nights Collection will get higher yearly with the additional ASBK and Worldwide boys placing on a present up the highway from us ‘gradual’ guys. The Membership and Orange Military proceed to boost the bar each time and I can’t look ahead to Feb eleventh. Big due to my spouse and Crew Chief Crystal, Cal Robertson, Mick O’Connor, family and friends for all the continued help on race nights. And an additional shout out to our sponsors BC Efficiency, Southern Scape Tasks, TAG Avionics and Kenma Australia. With out them onboard it will be close to on inconceivable to maintain the wheels turning!”

Timothy Griffith
Paris Hardwick

“Rounds Three and 4 of the Summer season Collection is over, inserting second on each nights, I had some robust clear battles particularly with Tim Griffiths with Race Two being a useless end and Race Three being four-thousandths of a second aside over the end line additionally managed a brand new PB seeing a 1.33 for the primary time. Actually having fun with the development of my driving and looking out ahead to seeing a 32. Thanks St George for an superior weekend.”

Joshua Soderland

“One other wonderful spherical of night time racing held by St George MC membership. This was the second race assembly on the Gowanloch Ducati V4R and studying was the important thing issue. We learnt lots concerning the MoTeC and simply suspension setup typically. Sadly I didn’t have the pace to maintain up with Tim or Paris however we nonetheless had an ideal night time. Massive due to Nick Byrne from Evo Racing, Gowanloch Ducati and my dad and mom, Po from Alpha Workforce Health, Ficeda and Dunlop, Kenma and Paora from Racing Physio who helped me out huge time with some tight muscle mass.”

Leanne Nelson

“One other good night time of racing. Because of St George Motorbike Membership and the Officers for operating the occasion. Racing beneath lights and in the identical race with a few of Australia’s high ASBK racers is an incredible expertise made even higher by the massive variety of spectators who got here out to see the motion on Saturday night time. Though I used to be having clutch slip points, I’m fairly satisfied to have hit a PB of 1m35s6. I can’t wait to do all of it once more on the subsequent spherical and decide up my tempo much more. Thanks once more to St George and all of the sponsors who make the racing doable.”

PIRELLI Limitless – Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Class Time
1 JOSH WATERS AA 10:37.9160
2 JOSH BROOKES AA 10:40.9500
3 MAX STAUFFER AA 10:41.5730
4 LACHLAN EPIS AA 10:43.6270
5 MICHAEL JONES AA 10:47.5170
6 BROC PEARSON AA 10:50.2930
7 TED COLLINS AA 10:54.4100
8 OLI BAYLISS AA 11:02.2530
9 PARIS HARDWICK A 11:07.0420
10 TIMOTHY GRIFFITH A 11:07.1600
11 SCOTT ALLARS A 11:13.5550
12 JOSHUA SODERLAND A 11:19.1130
13 NICHOLAS MARSH A 11:22.5040
14 LEANNE NELSON A 11:22.5570
15 ADRIAN PELEGRIN A 11:25.3970
17 MATT FRANCO AA 11:35.5470
18 COREY FORDE A 11:35.6940
Quickest Lap: Josh Waters – 1:29.8680

PIRELLI Limitless – Race Two Outcomes

Pos Rider Class Time
1 JOSH WATERS AA 10:38.4220
2 JOSH BROOKES AA 10:38.4840
3 MAX STAUFFER AA 10:44.9440
4 CRU HALLIDAY AA 10:46.1690
5 MICHAEL JONES AA 10:46.3210
6 BROC PEARSON AA 10:46.5450
7 LACHLAN EPIS AA 10:55.0070
8 OLI BAYLISS AA 10:59.5100
10 PARIS HARDWICK A 11:07.6380
11 JOSHUA SODERLAND A 11:19.2490
12 SCOTT ALLARS A 11:19.3070
13 LEANNE NELSON A 11:25.7530
14 ADRIAN PELEGRIN A 11:28.0040
15 NICHOLAS MARSH A 11:29.1640
16 TED COLLINS AA 11:30.0970
Quickest Lap: Josh Waters – 1:30.1690

PIRELLI Limitless – Race Three Outcomes

Pos Rider Class Time
1 JOSH BROOKES AA 10:38.7690
2 JOSH WATERS AA 10:40.1300
3 CRU HALLIDAY AA 10:43.8970
4 MAX STAUFFER AA 10:45.1480
5 BROC PEARSON AA 10:45.5180
6 TED COLLINS AA 11:02.6820
7 OLI BAYLISS AA 11:03.8200
9 PARIS HARDWICK A 11:10.6170
10 JOSHUA SODERLAND A 11:21.1040
11 LEANNE NELSON A 11:21.9900
12 ADRIAN PELEGRIN A 11:30.8560
Quickest Lap: Cru Halliday – 1:30.2520

PIRELLI Limitless Spherical 4 General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 TIMOTHY GRIFFITH 20 25 25 70
2 PARIS HARDWICK 25 20 20 65
3 JOSHUA SODERLAND 17 18 18 53
4 LEANNE NELSON 15 16 17 48
5 ADRIAN PELEGRIN 14 15 16 45
6 SCOTT ALLARS 18 17 0 35
7 NICHOLAS MARSH 16 14 0 30
9 COREY FORDE 12 0 0 12

PIRELLI Limitless Tremendous Quick Guys Spherical 4 General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 JOSH WATERS 25 25 20 70
2 JOSH BROOKES 20 20 25 65
3 MAX STAUFFER 18 18 17 53
4 BROC PEARSON 15 15 16 46
5 TED COLLINS 14 12 15 41
6 OLI BAYLISS 13 13 14 40
7 CRU HALLIDAY 0 17 18 35
8 MICHAEL JONES 16 16 0 32
9 LACHLAN EPIS 17 14 0 31
10 MATT FRANCO 12 0 0 12

PIRELLI Limitless Standings after Spherical 4

Pos Rider Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Whole
1 PARIS HARDWICK 58 60 65 65 248
2 JOSHUA SODERLAND 55 58 50 53 216
3 TIMOTHY GRIFFITH 17 53 70 70 210
4 NICHOLAS MARSH 50 38 47 30 165
5 LEANNE NELSON 44 27 43 48 162
6 ADRIAN PELEGRIN 33 30 39 45 147
7 SCOTT ALLARS 42 48 35 125
8 SEAN CONDON 50 52 102
9 DOMINIC DE LEON 43 48 91
11 DEAN HASLER 32 37 69
12 CHRISTIAN CARROLL 24 10 13 47
13 SIMON REES 26 16 42
15 BRAD HENMAN 36 36
18 COREY FORDE 12 12

PIRELLI Limitless Tremendous Quick Guys Standings after Spherical 4

Pos Rider Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Whole
1 JOSH BROOKES 70 70 75 65 280
2 MAX STAUFFER 53 51 51 53 208
3 LACHLAN EPIS 65 56 32 31 184
4 CRU HALLIDAY 60 35 95
5 BROC PEARSON 47 46 93
6 OLI BAYLISS 44 40 84
7 MICHAEL JONES 52 32 84
12 TED COLLINS 41 41
13 MATT FRANCO 12 12

IPONE Limitless – Spherical 4

It was one other huge line-up of racers for IPONE Limitless in Spherical 4 with some returning and a few new faces popping out to play.

Ronnie Smith
Ronnie Smith

In qualifying Ronnie Smith (#54, Yamaha YZF-R1) made his first look at this season’s Summer season Nights Collection and bought straight all the way down to enterprise laying down a 1m37.528 to take pole place forward of Ben Angelidis, Huss Ayad (#20, Yamaha YZF-R1), Ryan Jowett and Andrew Burley.

IPONE Limitless – Race One

Ronnie Smith took greatest benefit of his pole place and transformed it right into a convincing ten second lead on the flag to take first place forward of Ayad.

Huss Ayad
Huss Ayad

Angelidis, Craig Boyd (#61, Yamaha YZF-R1) and Michael Jeffery took out third by means of fifth. Smith’s 1m35.908 was simply the most effective lap time of the race.

IPONE Limitless – Race Two

One other win for Ronnie Smith adopted in Race Two – setting quickest lap of the race set at 1m37.2470, with Jowett round three seconds off his tail on the end. Burley was capable of slot in behind Jowett for third place with Edwards and Boyd finishing the highest 5.

Ronnie Smith
Ronnie Smith

Boyd continues to run simply outdoors the rostrum positions and absolutely it’s solely a matter of time earlier than luck runs his means and he scores a 3rd or higher.

IPONE Limitless – Race Three

Ben Angelidis took out Race Three with a powerful run giving him a near-two-and-half-seconds win from Ronnie Smith, spoiling the R1 man’s excellent report for the night, though Smith claimed the quickest lap in all three races.

Ben Angelidis
Ben Angelidis

Burley consolidated his place with one other third place end with Jeffery and Boyd a handful of seconds behind in fourth and fifth.

IPONE Limitless Spherical 4 & General Factors

Ronnie Smith took out a well-liked (properly he stated it was fashionable) assembly win from his two wins and one second place run. Ben Angelidis positioned second and Andrew Burley third, each properly deserved given their constant efforts by means of the night.

Andrew Burley, Edwards, Jowett, Jeffrey, Boyd
Andrew Burley, Edwards, Jowett, Jeffrey, Boyd

Boyd narrowly, like one level narrowly, missed out on a podium however absolutely his day will come quickly. Ayad took out fifth.

Relating to the general IPONE Limitless standings after 4 rounds, Ryan Edwards holds a 14-point lead over Andrew Burley, Michael Jeffery third simply two-points additional in arrears.

Ryan Edwards
Ryan Edwards

Clint McAnally sits fourth, regardless of no factors earnt at Spherical 4, demonstrating his extremely robust Rounds Two and Three performances, and sitting 20-points off the lead. Ben Angelidis rounding out the highest 5.

Sixth by means of tenth go to Ryan Jowett (142-points), Craig Boyd (130), Aaron Scherek (119), Aaron Smith (111) and Harley Borkowski (78).

IPONE Limitless Rider Quotes

Ronnie Smith

“After eight years of racing lastly bought my first pole place, race win and to high it off a PB within the 35s. All this on a R1 I’d simply purchased that I’d by no means ridden earlier than and had no time to arrange. In truth, I’ve by no means ridden an R1 in any respect. It was additionally my first time on monitor at The Creek since October and first monitor time since my huge crash at The Island in November. So, towards the chances the celebs aligned for an ideal night time. However my race begins nonetheless stunk! Race One was clean and led most the best way to a PB with a contemporary rear. Race Two was a stunning begin and went to 18th. By lap three I used to be within the lead and decided for the win which I managed to get. Race Three had one other poor begin once more and fell to tenth and bought to second with a “lunge” transfer into T9 on the final lap. No likelihood to chase first place as my rear tyre was fully passed by this stage. Because of everybody concerned in any respect ranges as this night time racing is insanely enjoyable and a spectacle – simply ask Josh Brookes!”

Ronnie Smith
Ronnie Smith
Andrew Burley

“A pole place, a number of PB’s and a few of my greatest outcomes made it a implausible weekend for me. I feel having the massive names and the group there pushes you that little bit greater than normal. These occasions simply preserve getting larger and higher and I’m so pumped for the ultimate spherical in a number of weeks time.”

Clint McAnally

“What a superb occasion! The bikes completely love that crisp night time air. Some cracking battles, electrical environment and nice images, all put collectively by an superior membership! On high of that I smashed my PB. A giant due to St George, all of the volunteers and everybody that contributes to those epic occasions, can’t look ahead to the subsequent one.”

Ben Angelidis

“First off I’d identical to to say due to Jan Blizzard who helped me get into the game again in 2014 with St George Motorbike Membership. I had no thought what to do and he or she helped me all the best way to the beginning grid! And now many due to the present St George membership committee and all those that volunteer their time for us to go racing! The night time race collection, endurance and dash races are superior enjoyable and I encourage all to get in and have a crack! I had an ideal weekend for Rounds Three and 4, the aim was to place the Evolution Sports activities Group/ BMW Alliance M1000RR on the rostrum within the IPONE Limitless class.

Ben Angelidis made the IPONE Unlimited podium
Ben Angelidis made the IPONE Limitless podium

“We did so at each rounds with P2 total on each nights, with a bonus race win within the final race of the weekend. This time final 12 months my shoulder was in items and I assumed I used to be executed with the game however Greg Epis and Wayne Hepburn picked me up and helped me get again on it and get my head again within the recreation. In simply 4 weekends on the missile BMW they helped me get into the 37’s at SMSP which I’m ecstatic about, my scope is ready on the nationwide guys so there’s heaps extra work to do. However we’ll get there as a result of I’ve the most effective groups behind me with a motorbike that may win. Huge due to Greg and Lachy Epis, Wayne Hepburn and the remainder of the crew. Plus a shout out to my mate and coaching accomplice Marianos Nikolis for pushing me to carry out. We’re wanting ahead to final spherical of the night time collection, the upcoming ASBK take a look at at SMSP with a giant announcement coming quickly for the crew’s plans for 2023 and past! Lastly however not least, many thanks additionally to our sponsors…. ResponseRE, Blue Tongue Finance, Freestyle Tattoo Studio and BMW Motorrad Australia.”

IPONE Limitless – Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 AARON SMITH 8:07.5900
2 HUSSEIN AYAD 8:17.8270
3 BEN ANGELIDIS 8:18.8310
4 CRAIG BOYD 8:19.9770
6 RYAN EDWARDS 8:21.0570
7 ANDREW BURLEY 8:21.0610
8 BRAD HENMAN 8:21.9660
10 AARON SCHERECK 8:25.4890
11 RYAN JOWETT 8:30.2800

IPONE Limitless – Race Two Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 AARON SMITH 11:32.7420
2 RYAN JOWETT 11:36.1430
3 ANDREW BURLEY 11:38.9420
4 RYAN EDWARDS 11:42.1750
5 CRAIG BOYD 11:42.3490
6 BEN ANGELIDIS 11:43.3830
7 HUSSEIN AYAD 11:44.0350
9 MICHAEL JEFFERY 11:46.1580
10 BRAD HENMAN 11:47.2120

IPONE Limitless – Race Three Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 BEN ANGELIDIS 11:34.2550
2 AARON SMITH 11:36.7300
3 ANDREW BURLEY 11:36.8860
4 MICHAEL JEFFERY 11:39.1100
5 CRAIG BOYD 11:40.5690
6 HUSSEIN AYAD 11:45.1810
7 BRAD HENMAN 11:50.4260
8 RYAN EDWARDS 11:52.4900
9 AARON SCHERECK 11:53.9600
10 MARC BALESTRO 11:59.8590

IPONE Limitless Spherical 4 General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 AARON SMITH 25 25 20  70
2 BEN ANGELIDIS 18 15 25  58
3 ANDREW BURLEY 14 18 18  50
4 CRAIG BOYD 17 16 16  49
5 HUSSEIN AYAD 20 14 15  49
6 MICHAEL JEFFERY 16 12 17  45
7 RYAN EDWARDS 15 17 13  45
8 BRAD HENMAN 13 11 14  38
9 AARON SCHERECK 11 10 12  33
10 RYAN JOWETT 10 20  0  30
11 MARC BALESTRO 7  9 11  27
12 HARLEY BORKOWSKI 12 13  0  25
13 GAVIN MUDIE 8  6 10  24
14 JAMES BERKLEY 4  5  9  18
15 ANDREW SMART 9  7  0  16
16 BRIAN WALSH 3  4  8  15
17 BILAL EL CHAMI 6  3  5  14
18 DANE MUSCARDIN 5  8  0  13
19 ANDREW LEE 2  2  6  10
21 MARTIN BALL 0  0  4   4
22 JASON DLUGOSZ 0  0  3   3
23 GAVIN LACKEY 0  0  2   2
24 MICHAEL COLE 0  0  1   1
25 SCOTT CHAPMAN 1  0  0   1

IPONE Limitless Standings after Spherical 4

Pos Rider Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Whole
1 RYAN EDWARDS 25 53 47 45 170
2 ANDREW BURLEY 8 48 50 50 156
3 MICHAEL JEFFERY 9 58 42 45 154
4 CLINT MCANALLY 10 70 70 150
5 BEN ANGELIDIS 0 37 51 58 146
6 RYAN JOWETT 16 52 44 30 142
7 CRAIG BOYD 0 45 36 49 130
8 AARON SCHERECK 18 41 27 33 119
9 AARON SMITH 41 70 111
10 HARLEY BORKOWSKI 20 33 25 78
11 HUSSEIN AYAD 1 17 49 67
12 DAVE KEANE 17 42 59
13 JACOB ROULSTONE 13 0 45 58
14 ANDREW LEE 6 33 4 10 53
15 MARC BALESTRO 23 27 50
17 ERIC SMALLER 8 32 40
18 BRAD HENMAN 38 38
19 BRIAN WALSH 17 5 15 37
20 WILLIAM BIRDSEY 9 22 0 0 31
21 BILAL EL CHAMI 0 14 0 14 28
22 DANE MUSCARDIN 14 13 27
23 LUIGINO FRANCO 11 15 26
24 PHILLIP BURKE 7 0 19 26
25 JAMES BERKLEY 8 18 26
26 GAVIN MUDIE 24 24
27 ANDREW SMART 3 16 19
32 MARTIN BALL 3 7 1 4 15
34 JAMES GRAHAM 10 2 12
35 GAVIN LACKEY 2 8 2 12
38 JASON CLIFF 10 10
40 ALEX TAMRAS 9 0 9
43 JASON DLUGOSZ 0 0 3 3

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Spherical 4

Spherical 4 noticed one other full grid of 600s and Twins. Harrison Voight had made his mark at Spherical Three, posing the query: may he repeat his efficiency at Spherical 4?

Harrison Voight
Harrison Voight was again for Spherical 4

Tom Toparis had been his closest adversary at Friday’s races however Toparis wasn’t in attendance for Saturday’s races.

Farnsworth, dominant within the opening two rounds had bounced again from a Race One crash in Spherical Three to position second within the remaining race however what might be delivered to the present for Spherical 4?

Voight set qualifying with a 1m33.866, half a second faster than Farnsworth. Lytras, Baker and Bramich finishing the highest 5.

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race One

Voight and Farnsworth gapped the pack by eight-seconds and it was Voight who crossed the road first, seventh-tenths of a second forward. Lytras, Skeer and Favelle had been separated by a contact over three-seconds to complete third by means of fifth.

Voight leads Farnsworth, Lytras, Baker and Favelle
Voight leads Farnsworth, Lytras, Baker and Favelle

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Two

A primary lap transfer into Flip 2 on Voight didn’t play out the best way Jake Farnsworth would have appreciated; he tucked the entrance and went down. He remounted to complete the race within the again half of the pack however Voight was long-gone.

Nahlous leads McDonald
Nahlous leads McDonald

Voight, freed from stress from a following rider nonetheless ran blisteringly quick laps, a the most effective of which was a 1m33.655, and had a nine-second lead over Nahlous on the end, Lytras, Skeer and McDonald took the remaining high 5 locations.

John Lytras

Jack Favelle’s highside on the final lap while operating in third place took him out of rivalry however it’s good to report that he walked away with out critical damage.

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Three

Voight rounded out the double-header together with his sixth win from six begins, this time a comparatively snug four-second win from Farnsworth.

Nahlous, Nelson and Archie McDonald (#69, Yamaha YZF-R6) taking out the remaining high 5 positions.

Jake Farnsworth
Jake Farnsworth

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup Spherical 4 & General Factors

No prizes for guessing who took out the assembly win. Harrison Voight’s excellent rating gave him a snug assembly factors win and Jonathon Nahlous’ consistency noticed him take out the second podium spot.

John Lytras, nonetheless studying his means across the R6 took out third with Nelson and McDonald in fourth and fifth respectively.

Harrison Voight was top performer, ahead of Jonathan Nahlous
Harrison Voight was high performer, forward of Jonathan Nahlous

In AGV Twin Cup, Brian Bolster bounced proper again from his Spherical Three off to take wins in all three races and to take out the class win for the occasion.

David Nahn Cao took out second on the MT-07 and Matthew Edwards, who scored second in Races One and Two however didn’t take to the sphere in Race Three, positioned third for the assembly.

Brian Bolster and Dave Nhan Cao
Brian Bolster and Dave Nhan Cao

Within the Bridgestone 600 total, regardless of a difficult weekend, Jake Farnsworth nonetheless holds the lead with a 38-point hole between him and Jack Favelle in second spot. Hayden Nelson holds third simply 4 factors off Favelle’s whole and Harrison Voight jumps straight into the combo in fourth place.

He’s 48-points behind Farnsworth however these final two rounds have demonstrated that something can occur in racing. Benny Baker has the fifth place spot and will nonetheless climb the ladder with some good ends in the final spherical.

Jake Farnsworth
Jake Farnsworth

David Nhan Cao’s resolve and dedication to the two-pot scene has paid off properly and he’s accrued sufficient factors to safe the AGV Twin Cup title and little doubt, he’ll put in simply as a lot effort at at Spherical 5.

Edwards and Kitson are equal second, 98-points behind the collection winner. Bolster, badly impacted by sickness after which his crash early in Spherical Three, sits in fourth with Morris in fifth.

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup Rider Quotes

Harrison Voight

“Spherical Three and 4 of the St George Summer season Evening Collection was actually pleasing and good for coaching earlier than going again to Europe. This was my first time racing beneath the lights and it was an ideal expertise. I learnt a good bit over these two nights as I’m nonetheless getting used to the larger bike and we tried various things in our arrange which we made progress every session. General a giant thanks to everybody within the St George Motorbike Membership for internet hosting this occasion and to all of the flag marshals that makes it doable. Wanting ahead to subsequent time.”

Harrison Voight
Harrison Voight
Jonathan Nahlous

“This was my first ever night time race, first ever race on the 600s and it was my first race again from a damaged collarbone and what an superior time I had. The tempo was fairly excessive racing with so many quick riders , it was superior latching on to a few of them and I realized lots. I certified properly on Friday in P4 and positioned P4 in race one. I realized one thing very import in race two, it doesn’t matter how fairly my hair appears in my helmet if I don’t get out earlier than pit lane closes! Despite the fact that I began from pit lane in Race Two I managed to nonetheless end the night time in P6. On Saturday night time I certified in P6 and made it onto the grid in all three races. I completed race one in sixth, race two in second and race three in third (by 0.02s). The races had been a lot enjoyable battling with a number of different riders . Because of St George for placing on an ideal race meet as soon as once more and to the marshals and officers, I can’t look ahead to the subsequent spherical on the eleventh of Feb.”

Jonathan Nahlous
Jonathan Nahlous
John Lytras

“Had a little bit of enjoyable racing this weekend at St George spherical. Did some fairly respectable instances throughout the monitor day and qualifying session and within the first race we went not too unhealthy. However in race two and three we made some adjustments to the bike to attempt to enhance setup however we ended up making the bike deal with worse. So I’ve a bit extra work to do at Sydney Motorsport park to get the bike proper. Eager to get again on the bike and preserve making progress.”

John Lytras
John Lytras
Jack Favelle

“Superior couple of nights as normal with St George. First night time was actually good for me I did strong instances and got here away with third total. Second night time was fascinating; certified tenth which ended up being no drawback as a result of by exit of Flip 2 I used to be in third, had some good battles and ended up fifth. Second race I bought a extremely good begin and straight up into the highest locations, once more had an superior battle proper up till the final lap the place I excessive sided out of third place in flip 5. It was a disgrace to try this however hopefully I realized my lesson and received’t do it once more. Big due to the paramedics that picked me up and took care of me fortunate to have the ability to stroll away unhurt.”

Jack Favelle
Jack Favelle
Tom Toparis

“My first journey on a motorcycle in over 4 months. It’s been nice to get out at The Creek, contemplating all facets and being on a brand new bike, it wasn’t too unhealthy to be proper on the entrance battling each race with Harry. Extra nights like it will get me prepared for racing this 12 months within the BSB Supersport.”

David Nhan Cao

“Initially, I need to thank St George Motorbike Membership and Occasion Sponsors for giving the Twins a category to race in. Beneath the lights of SMSP is all the time an superior place to be! It’s been powerful attempting to get again to type after a break in September 2022. Rounds Three and 4 had been superior and I’ve lastly bought again to the place I need to be – again within the 40s. With a whole lot of assist from my help crew, we’ve discovered a setting that works. I’ve dedicated to the collection and have discovered myself main in factors and have now secured the collection from my opponents with just one spherical left. I can’t wait to get again beneath lights and enhance on what I’ve achieved. Thanks to all of the volunteer marshals which have given up their time for us to race. Thanks to my help crew and sponsors, Luddenham Raceway, LNS Mechanic, and Properly Sprung Motorbike Suspension.”

David Nhan Cao
David Nhan Cao
Matt Edwards – AGV Twins Cup

“The 2 night time of racing was an ideal alternative to attempt the brand new RS660 as I had not turned a wheel on it. So first qualifying was a bit unusual as I’m used to a S 1000 RR with double the horsepower. First go I realised that the gearing needed to change. As soon as we did that I used to be capable of drive out of the nook and begin to push. I used to be enjoying with arrange many of the two days. However want to thank St George and all of the employees for an ideal occasion. See you on the subsequent one.”

Brian Bolster – AGV Twins Cup

“Rounds Three and 4 of the Summer season Evening Collection; what can I say aside from they had been thrilling! After lacking Rounds One and Two as a result of critical sickness, I used to be greater than desirous to get again on the bike and racing with the St George Motorbike Membership beneath lights at Sydney Motorsport Park. I like the night time collection, driving beneath lights is simply one other expertise and the Membership, all volunteers, runs an incredible occasion, and these two had been the most effective but. Sadly, Friday began off tough, a collision in a nasty racing incident sending me dwelling early for emergency repairs to the bike. To this I have to say an enormous due to my crew for placing the work in, not attending to mattress till 1 am Saturday morning. Fortunately, the trouble was rewarded, taking all three wins within the AGV Twins Cup at Spherical 4, all whereas taking it to the same old Membership 600 riders. I can’t look ahead to the subsequent spherical, as I look to move into my soon-to-be-announced 2023 season plans with some respectable time on the bike! As soon as once more, a large due to the Membership for his or her big ranges of effort, and I’d additionally wish to thank all of the ASBK and Worldwide riders for serving to elevate the occasion even additional.”

Brian Bolster
Brian Bolster

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 11:04.0360
2 JAKE FARNSWORTH 11:04.7600
3 JOHN LYTRAS 11:12.1940
4 DALLAS SKEER 11:15.2610
5 JACK FAVELLE 11:15.5320
7 HAYDEN NELSON 11:15.9130
8 BENJAMIN BAKER 11:16.5710
9 TOM BRAMICH 11:17.2430
10 ARCHIE MCDONALD 11:20.1310
Quickest Lap: Jake Farnsworth – 1:33.9150

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Two Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
3 JOHN LYTRAS 8:03.4540
4 DALLAS SKEER 8:03.9420
6 BENJAMIN BAKER 8:04.5210
7 HAYDEN NELSON 8:04.7260
8 REECE OUGHTRED 8:05.7340
9 TOM BRAMICH 8:05.9260
10 CAMERON DUNKER 8:09.0200
Quickest Lap: Harrison Voight – 1:33.6550

Bridgestone 600 & AGV Twin Cup – Race Three Outcomes

Pos Rider Time
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 11:07.7190
2 JAKE FARNSWORTH 11:11.5680
4 HAYDEN NELSON 11:13.5530
5 ARCHIE MCDONALD 11:14.1570
6 BENJAMIN BAKER 11:15.6100
7 JOHN LYTRAS 11:18.6530
8 REECE OUGHTRED 11:21.2560
9 TOM BRAMICH 11:22.0790
10 JACOB HATCH 11:23.3170
Quickest Lap: Jake Farnsworth – 1:34.3740

Bridgestone 600 Spherical 4 General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 HARRISON VOIGHT 25 25 25  75
2 JONATHON NAHLOUS 15 20 18  53
3 JOHN LYTRAS 18 18 14  50
4 HAYDEN NELSON 14 14 17  45
5 ARCHIE MCDONALD 11 16 16  43
6 BENJAMIN BAKER 13 15 15  43
7 DALLAS SKEER 17 17  8  42
8 JAKE FARNSWORTH 20  0 20  40
9 TOM BRAMICH 12 12 12  36
10 REECE OUGHTRED 8 13 13  34
11 JACOB HATCH 10 10 11  31
12 GLENN NELSON 7  9 10  26
13 MARCUS HAMOD 6  8  9  23
14 JACK FAVELLE 16  0  0  16
15 KEITH MULCAHY 3  7  5  15
16 SIMONE BOLDRINI 1  5  7  13
17 CHRISTIAN ROSSI 2  4  6  12
18 CAMERON DUNKER 0 11  1  12
19 JAMES BECK 5  1  4  10
20 SCOTT NICHOLSON 9  0  0   9
21 ALEX TAMRAS 0  3  3   6
22 CAMERON PRENTICE 0  6  0   6
23 DAVIDE RAPISARDA 0  2  2   4
24 MARIANOS NIKOLIS 4  0  0   4

AGV Twin Cup Spherical 4 General

Pos Rider R1 R2 R3 Whole
1 BRIAN BOLSTER 25 25 25 75
2 DAVID NHAN CAO 18 18 20 56
3 MATTHEW EDWARDS 20 20 0 40

Bridgestone 600 Standings after Spherical 4

Pos Rider Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Whole
1 JAKE FARNSWORTH 75 50 33 40 198
2 JACK FAVELLE 54 40 50 16 160
3 HAYDEN NELSON 32 32 47 45 156
5 BENJAMIN BAKER 60 36 43 139
6 JOHN LYTRAS 29 43 50 122
7 REECE OUGHTRED 28 39 34 101
8 SIMONE BOLDRINI 44 23 19 13 99
10 CAMERON PRENTICE 45 21 9 6 81
11 DALLAS SKEER 39 42 81
13 KEITH MULCAHY 45 16 15 76
14 TOM TOPARIS 60 60
15 TOM BRAMICH 23 36 59
16 ALEX TAMRAS 30 14 6 50
17 JACOB HATCH 19 31 50
18 GLENN NELSON 17 26 43
20 CHRISTIAN ROSSI 22 6 12 40
21 TIMOTHY HUNT 32 0 5 37
24 MARCUS HAMOD 11 23 34
26 DAVIDE RAPISARDA 15 14 0 4 33
27 WILLIAM BINKS 20 10 30
28 GAVIN MUDIE 28 28
30 ROMEO ARMONE 26 0 26
31 CAMERON DUNKER 13 12 25
32 JAMES BECK 8 10 18
35 SARAH BATTEN 12 4 0 0 16
36 ROBERT MC KEOGH 16 0 16
39 JAMES KEAN 14 14
41 STEVEN LAM 5 1 6

AGV Twin Cup Standings after Spherical 4

Pos Rider Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Whole
1 DAVID NHAN CAO 60 36 60 56 212
3 CARL KITSON 75 40 115

That’s a wrap from Summer season Collection Rounds Three & 4…

There endeth the St George Summer season Collection double-header. The climate was excellent, the interruptions didn’t throw the schedule out on both night so everybody bought their full allotment of racing and what racing it was.

All courses had some intriguing battles right through the sphere and hopefully we’ll see extra of the identical on the remaining spherical of the collection on February 11 again at Sydney Motorsport Park (The Creek).

For Spherical 5, in principle there’s 75-points obtainable in every class however there’s the ever-present danger that disruptions could cause races to be cancelled lowering the utmost factors haul that’s obtainable from the scheduled races, so we’ll have to attend and see how issues pan out.

Rod Fisher – Punter

“I simply wished to say what a implausible occasion St George motorbike membership runs on their night time racing. We’ve been coming for some time now and may’t reward them sufficient on how clean the occasion runs and the racing is simply implausible at night time. stick with it guys.”

Marc Le Fevre – Punter

“First time to SMSP and to a driving occasion was very impressed with the prove and large names that got here. Shall be wanting ahead to future occasions and even going to attend a monitor day myself for the primary time quickly.”

Craig McLintock – Punter

“Need to thanks, everybody concerned for this weekend. As a spectator I had a implausible time. Liked seeing so many younger & older individuals racing & spectating. Thanks once more and am wanting ahead to the subsequent one.”

Nick Edards – Digital camera Monkey

“If you would like images, ask us BEFORE the weekend, not after, it makes me roll my eyes so arduous I get a headache.”