The Bend
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05
2024

2024 ShopYamaha R3 Cup to begin at Morgan Park ASBK round

The Morgan Park Raceway round of the 2024 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul (ASBK) from July 12-14 will feature the return of the massively entertaining Yamaha R3 Cup. Yamaha Australia’s online retail outlet, ShopYamaha, joins as naming rights sponsor...

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02
2024

Superbike Masters back for more ASBK action in 2024

The mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul (ASBK) will again reverberate to the sounds of ‘yesteryear’ with the popular Superbike Masters Cup to make a sensational return in 2024. The Superbike Masters Cup will be held at three of the seven 2024 ASBK rounds...

07
12
2023

The Bend to host 2024 ASBK Grand Finale

After hosting the gripping season-ending round of the 2023 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul (ASBK), The Bend will do it all again in 2024 from November 8-10.The seventh round of the 2024 ASBK Championship will be a full-house affair, with all the clas...

04
12
2023

Sensational Schmidt wraps up Oceania Junior Cup at The Bend

Another breathtaking year of bLU cRU Oceania Junior Cup competition came to an end at The Bend circuit in South Australia on December 3, with teenage sensation Archie Schmidt winning the title emphatically after a trio of victories.As the intensity grew in every race – the lap record was broken on c...

03
12
2023

Dunker creates history as Hamod and Swain also score big

History was created during the final round of the 2023 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship, presented by Motul, when Cameron Dunker became the youngest winner of the Michelin Supersport title since its inception 30 years ago. And the icing on the cake? Dunker turned 16 on...

02
12
2023

Herfoss soars to pole position in ASBK finale

Troy Herfoss is determined to make his Honda swansong a fairytale after unleashing a towering qualifying performance in round seven of the 2023 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship, presented by Motul. The Queenslander turned up the wick on his Penrite Honda CBR1000RR-R in...

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12
2023

Waters and Herfoss set the scene for a thrilling ASBK finale

The grand final of the 2023 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship, presented by Motul, began at The Bend today, with the Superbike battle between arch-rivals Troy Herfoss and Josh Waters already in hyper mode. Waters (McMartin Racing with K-Tech Ducati V4R), locked in an unp...

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11
2023

Emotion and pride behind motivation for 2023 title fight

It all comes down to this, the final battle. It’s never happened before in the 35-year history of Australian Superbikes but for the first time, the title-fighting protagonists enter the final round of a championship season tied on points. An intense battle between Penrite Honda Racing’s Troy Herfoss...