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Luke Mitchell

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NameLuke Mitchell
Age and Birthday23 – 31/8/1996
Hometown/StateMaclean NSW
Describe yourself in 10 words?Part-time racer, full-time truck driver
What is your worst habit?Eating donuts
What was your debut year in ASBK?2016
What bike/team did you ride for in 2019?Myself/ YZF R6
What bike/team/class are you competing in in 2020? Sponsors?Riding part-time for myself on a R6 in the Supersport class
What does your training regime look like as you prepare for ASBK 2020?Driving trucks, mountain biking, rowing and running
Worst thing about training? What exercise do you hate doing?Worst thing is that I have very limited time after work. I don’t hate doing training, if you know your goals training is fun
Are you a former Australian Champion in any discipline?I wish
Are you involved in any other sports or activities?I race motocross locally
Have you ridden overseas?2009 yes. Metrakit World Festival, at Parc Motor in Spain 4th place. 2010 Metrkit World Festival at Silverstone 1st place
Are you planning to ride overseas in 2020?No
Fun or interesting fact about yourseld?I can wheel a B-Double around like a car
What’s your favourite thing about ASBK?The people, the events, the atmosphere
Favourite ASBK track?A tie between Phillip Island and The Bend
Who is going to be your strongest competition in 2020?Everyone
What are your expectations for 2020?No expectations, I’m just going to try hard
What is the one thing you can’t do without on race weekend?My sunnies
What song/music genre do you listen to or routine you do to get into the ‘zone’ before a race?None
Do you ride in any other discipline and how does this help with your racing?Motocross. It’s just brutal, strength, cardio, ruts, jumps, mud, clay, it has it all
Who is your sports idol? And why?It was Rossi but he needs to retire. Now it’s Kevin Curtain. The way he balanced trucking and racing was awesome
What social media platforms do you use?Facebook: Luke Mitchell 96
Instagram: Lukeey_ninesix
Snapchat: lukey.96