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Our day in pictures. Please tag as many people. If you have any of your own photos, we would be happy for you to post.
Lots of smiling people in the pits which was great to see.

Apologies if I have missed anybody, it was a very busy day.
Could all the Track Day Riders please comment on the photo so we can put a name to the bike/face, this would be great.

Christine.
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Our day in pictures. Please tag as many people. If you have any of your own photos, we would be happy for you to post. Lots of smiling people in the pits which was great to see. Apologies if I ha...

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RRAT held our Coaching Day on Saturday. We couldn't have asked for a better day weather wise, although it had a few of us worried earlier in the week.
With 30 seniors and 8 juniors participating, Leo Cash and Gary McCoy were very well received by all.
Everyone got plenty of riding in, with the coaching day turning into a practice later in the afternoon.
The RRAT would like to thank everyone involved in making this event such a great one. As well as the coaching and officials on the day, there are many other behind the scenes jobs, picking up the loan bikes, organizing the paperwork, lunches, setting up and of course packing away, just to mention a few. A big THANK YOU.
Great appreciation as well to Futuresport and Suncity Yamaha for the loan of their bikes for the coaches to ride.
From feedback from riders at the end of the day, it seems the event was a great success.
Thank you to all the travellers, north, west and south as well as all our diehard locals. It was fantastic seeing the track guys out there - we hope you enjoyed yourself and will return - we always have track days at our closed to club/practice days, but we are hoping you will all come back as racers.
Lots of pictures to post of the day.
I think we should all give ourselves a pat on the back, riders, officials, parents, helpers, everybody. We all came together and made Saturday a big success for the RRAT.
GO THE RRAT!!
Best wishes, Christine.
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2016 Coaching Day

A Very big THANK YOU to Suncity Yahama and Futuresport Motorcycles for supplying 2 excellent bikes for our Coaching Day that were used by Leo Cash and Garry McCoy.
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#sidecarsaturday
2015 TOWNSVILLE TOURIST TROPHY

Looking forward to seeing all the sidecars at the TT this year!
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#flashbackfriday
MAY 2014 INTERCLUB (SUNCITY RACEWAY)

Anybody recognise these JCC riders on their mighty "Sachs"?
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#thankyouthursday
TOWNSVILLE RESTORED MOTORCYCLE CLUB

The RRAT would like to send out a huge "Thank you" to the TRMC for their ongoing support of our Association. The TRMC assists with marshalling at our events. This week 12 of their members attended a Marshalling Seminar (run by Tim Hewitt and Max Diplock) to further develop their skills.

Next time you are out at the track, please be sure to say "Hello" and say "Thank you" to the TMRC for giving up their time to make sure we can enjoy our sport! They really are a great bunch of guys!

To show your appreciation....please be sure to leave a comment below!
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2015 ROUND 2 INTERCLUB RR

A cracking start to the RR Class. Tag away if you recognise yourself in the starting grid!

SHARE your most memorable RR wheelie!
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TOWNSVILLE TOURIST TROPHY
26th, 27th & 28th August 2016

THE TOWNSVILLE TOURIST TROPHY IS FAST APPROACHING!
NOTE: First 24 entries accepted for FEATURE RACES - excess entries will be placed on a reserve list! To avoid disappointment .... GET YOUR NOMINATIONS IN EARLY!

26th August - PRACTICE DAY - Gates open 7.30am
27th August - RACE DAY - Gates open 6.30am
27th August - SIGN ON / SCRUTINEERING - Commences 7.00am
28th August - RACE DAY

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS CAN BE FOUND ON RRAT WEBSITE, OR BY CONTACTING admin@rrat.com.au

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE PUBLISHED NO LATER THAN 20TH AUGUST 2016.
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Hi Everyone
Check out Garry's website and Facebook page. Really looking forward to this Saturday's RRAT Coaching Day with Leo Cash and Garry.
Not Many Spots Left.
You need to have submitted your paperwork AND payment to secure your spot. 1st in best dressed.
Don't miss out.
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I’m really excited to announce the launch of my new Coaching Programs and website. Thanks to the talented team at BA Creative in Brisbane. Check it out – gmccooyar.com

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2016 ROUND 1 CLOSED CLUB

SUPERMOTO
SENIOR COMPETITION CLASSES:

Pro - Over 175cc to 250cc 2-stroke & Over 290cc to 450cc 4-stroke
Open - Up to 500cc 2-stroke & Up to 700cc 4-stroke
Clubman - Up to 500cc 2-stroke & Up to 700cc 4-stroke
Veterans - Up to 500cc 2-stroke & Up to 700cc 4-stroke

JUNIOR COMPETITION CLASSES:

Junior - 13 to 15 Up to 125cc 2-stroke & up to 250cc 4-stroke

Junior Lites - 9 to 13 Over 65cc to 85cc 2-stroke & Over 90cc to 150cc 4-stroke

SHARE your favourite supermoto photos - any class or size or year!
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RRAT is pround to be associated with Sahara Trailers - our
2016 TT 1 HOUR EVENT SPONSOR

Making camping more Enjoyable!
Over 30 years of combined engineering experience and innovative practices have overseen the development and assembly of their campers. Sahara Trailers make camping in Australia a more enjoyable and accessible experience by producing quality campers that are easy and quick to set up at real value prices. Sahara Trailers look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in the great Aussie outdoors.

Address:
25 Ross River Rd, Mysterton
Townsville Q 4812
Phone: 1300 788 222
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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2016 ROUND 2 INTERCLUB

Sidecars run under 2 formulas -

FORMULA ONE:
Must run a 4-stroke engine (max. 4 cylinders)
Up to 1000cc

FORMULA TWO:
Must run a 4-stroke engine
2 cylinder engines up to 1000cc
3 cylinder engines up to 675cc
4 cylinder engines up to 600cc

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Hi RRAT page members. Just a reminder that this is a public page and we have followers of all ages, races and genders.
We are all here to have some fun and share the love of our sport.

Derogatory comments will not be tolerated and will be removed
Swearing will not be tolerated and will be removed.
Offenders will be warned. 2nd Offenders will be removed from this page.

We all love motorbikes cause they’re fun.
Let’s love this page cause it’s fun too.
Drew.
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#flashbackfriday
2015 TT Historics over 350cc

HISTORIC ROAD RACING -
For the purpose of determining eligibility, machines are classified into 6 periods:
Period 1 Veteran Up to 31 December 1919
Period 2 Vintage 1 January 1920 to 31 December 1945
Period 3 Classic 1 January 1946 to 31 December 1962
Period 4 Post Classic 1 January 1963 to 31 December 1972
Period 5 Forgotten Era 1 January 1973 to 31 December 1982
Period 6 New Era 1st January 1983 to 31 December 1990.

Let's see your photos of your Historic bike - don't forget to tell us what period its from!
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2016 ROUND 2 INTERCLUB

PRODUCTION 250CC
250cc 4-stroke
123cc - 150cc 2-stroke production based machines only
All machines must be legally registered for road use in Australia
(Refer to 2016 GCRs for more detail)

Post your favourite 250cc production photo!
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Townsville TT & QLD Short Course Championships

August 26, 2016, 10:00am - August 28, 2016, 2:30pm

Shaws Road, Bohle, Townsville, QLD

The Townsville TT is now in its 8th year and this year is incorporating the 2016 Queensland Short Course Road Race Championships. Friday 26 Aug is a practice day and we have 2 days of racing Sat/Sun. ...

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TT UPDATE.....1 HOUR

After a review, the RRAT committee, in consultation with the TT officials, has decided that the 1 Hour Challenge is to be opened up to Supermoto/supersingle machines entry..

So if you ride a supermoto (and have entered the TT) you can now enter the 1 Hour challenge, so get a mate, form a team (must also be a "supermoto/supersingle" machine and get your entry in. Details of the change will be provided in final instructions.

Any questions or clarifications contact admin@rrat.com.au.
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Photo's kindly supplied by David Summers and @kobiejj
Both David and Kobie have offered print quality copies free of charge for members
Message us for details.
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Photo's kindly supplied by David Summers and @kobiejj Both David and Kobie have offered print quality copies free of charge for members Message us for details.

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Some more from the TT..... It is coming up soon, get your nominations in........

Junior Road Race Feature.................
Race is open to all Junior Road Race machines that have entered in the TT. Run on Sunday afternoon over 6 laps.
Grid positions will be determined by a peg draw. But the big news here is that the start will be a Le Mans start, This is the first time in Australia that this has been done for junior road race. In this style of start the bikes line up on the left side of the track and the riders on the right hand side, when the green flag drops the riders run across the track to the bike which is in neutral, running and held by a parent or guardian. The rider jumps on puts it in gear and goes - We will make sue that you get a good briefing by the CoC before the race so everyone is clear on the start rules.
Also $200 prize money up for grabs, this goes straight into the hands of the successful riders in cash, but obviously can be given to your parents/guardians to pay back some of the money they have spent on you........
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Junior Corporate Challenge


Under 16? You can come racing with RRAT

We very proudly have the ‘Junior Corporate Challenge’ to help the young riders of Townsville & surrounds have the opportunity of racing with us & they could do so on a sponsored bike.

This is where the bike is supplied for the year. On the road racing style of bike, the minimum age is 12yrs old up to 16 yrs (when they move into the senior classes). On the Motards (dirtbikes with road tyres) the minimum age is 9yrs old & again up to 16 yrs old (when they move into the senior classes). The size of the bikes can range from 80cc’s up to 250cc’s & there are 3 age groups of racing.

Contact us for more information on how you can become a part of the Junior Corporate Challenge.

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Sun City Raceway

Shaws Road, The Bohle Plains
Townsville, North Queensland

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