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Matthew Rindel

NameMatthew Rindel
Current age and Birthday24 – 21/12/1990
Hometown/StateMount Waverley, VIC
FamilyMum Penny, Dad Mark
Describe yourself in 10 wordsFriendly, technical and determined
What is your worst habit?Having OCD about everything
What was your debut year in ASBK?I first raced ASBK in 2018 for just 1 round at Winton
What bike/team did you ride for in 2019?Yamaha R3 in last three rounds of ASBK as well as VRRC and Hartwell Championships
What bike/team/class are you competing in in 2020? Sponsors?SS300 and R3 Cup on a 2016 Yamaha R3 in ASBK and VRRC
What does your training regime look like as you prepare for ASBK 2020?Running the dog most nights, cycling and lots of stretching
Worst thing about training? What exercise do you hate doing?I’m not a fan of running but it’s okay when I’m with my dog Skuta
Are you a former Australian Champion in any discipline?Nothing higher than State and Club level yet
Are you involve in another other sports or activities?I enjoy mountain biking, skateboarding, stunting, and listening to music
Have you ridden overseas?Yes. in January 2020 I raced New Zealand NZSBK Rd 1 at Raupuna in SS300
Are you planning to ride overseas in 2020?I might go back to race another round of NZSBK
Fun or interesting fact about you?I only start racing in 2018
What’s your favourite thing about ASBK?Racing at the highest level in Australia, against the best riders
Favourite ASBK track?Phillip Island is definitely my favourite as its a fast flowing track that needs strategy
Who is going to be your strongest competition in 2020?In the SS300 class there are too many to name
What are your expectations for 2020?I will be working hard to get on the podium at ASBK
What is the one thing you can’t do without on race weekend?My lucky racing socks
What song/music genre do you listen to or routine you do to get into the ‘zone’ before a race?Rock and heavy metal
Do you ride in any other disciplines?I ride a minimoto at MotoTuesdays around the Oakleigh Go Kart track
Who is your sports idol? and Why?Stunt rider Lukey Luke. I’ve always been amazed by what he can do on a bike
What social media platforms do you use? Facebook: Matthew Rindel #95 Instagram: Matthew_Rindel