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Red Square Masters to battle Red Star

2015-03-19 11:10

SEASONED BIKERS: The Kawasaki ZX10R Masters moves to the Red Star Raceway near Delmas with its winding course. Image: Supplied.

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More than 1100 bikes and 1600 bikers gathered in Beaulieu at the National Motor Museum for the fifth annual 2014 Motorcyle Ride-In.

The Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Master Riders will make their way to the popular Red Star raceway near Delmas, Mpumalanga, this weekend.

Many bikers have fallen along the winding four-kilometre course as it challenges riding skills with 13 turns and five straights.

Organisers are expecting a field of more than 25 Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Master riders for the second round. Podium contenders are Pieter "The Terrier" de Vos, Kyle Robinson, Graeme van Breda, Tony Klem and Johan le Roux.

De Vos and Robinson are expected to be riding side by side for top honours.

SERIES LEADERS

The provisional grid is Graeme van Breda, Pieter de Vos, Kyle Robinson, Tony Klem, Johan le Roux, Jaco Gous, Peter Clark, Hennie du Plessis, Rodney McLachlan, Hano van der Merwe, Hannes de Vos, JB Schoeman, Ian Harwood, Raymond Keel, Abrie Marais, Michael Smit, Sid Farinha, Andre Denoon, Stewie Christie, Henk Schuiling, Banie van Dyk and Stuart Russel, among others.

Leading the series and points after Round 1 is Graeme van Breda on 50 points, followed by Kyle Robinson and Pieter de Vos on 36.  Sharing the fourth and fifth positions on 24 points are Johan le Roux and Antonie Klem and close behind them is Rodney McLachlan on 20.

Raymond Keel has 18 points.

It is not just the Masters that will give rise to a good day with their signature sound but also the Thunder bikes, which includes the 1000 and 600cc Superbikes. Also on the race programme is the Brunch Run Challenge, including the Sub 10’s and other RSR Club races.

There's a full programme of racing and the pits will be open to spectators at times. Friday practice and the meeting itself are also free to the pubic.

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