Three-time world champion Ty Wofinden will “put on a show for the fans” at Pinger Park Speedway this Saturday when the classic event returns for the first time in three years in honor of his father. looking forward to
The Rob Wofinden Classic will take place on February 4th after organizers paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. WA-Rays Thailand are aiming for their fourth title.
This race honors the UK based international rider’s father, Rob. Rob was a racer at British Speedway and played a key role in the formation of Pinger’s Park, losing a long battle with cancer in 2010.
After being absent from Perth for three years due to COVID, Wofinden spent the summer in the northern suburbs with his wife Faye and children Riley and Cal.
“I’m happy to be back in Australia…and was able to promote my father’s event – it hadn’t been held in three years,” he said.
Woffinden, who is “obviously” aiming for a fourth world title in 2023, said Saturday’s event had “stacked cards”.
“Some boys are flying in from the East Coast to race, which is really cool,” he said.
Sixteen Australian and international riders will compete, including Under-21 World Champion Hymon Lizzie, and Europe-based Australians Cameron Heaps and Ryan Douglas.
RWC Organizing Committee member Graeme Sinden said the new format will make this year’s Classics memorable.
“This year’s revamped Bennco Group-sponsored RWC event promises a lot of action on and off the track, with music, bars, eateries, live screens and plenty of entertainment from start to finish,” he said. I was.
“It will be the first motorcycle speedway event in a long time in Perth.”
This year’s Classic introduces a new format that has not been tried in Perth for 25 years.
16 riders will score points across 20 heats, with the top 4 advancing to the 6-lap final.
The next top four will compete in the B final, with the 1st and 2nd placed riders qualifying for the final race.
Former Claremont Speedway promoter and commentator Con Migro has announced his retirement and will race alongside Grant Woodhams.
There will also be a Top 5 Sidecar Shootout and a race for the top WA Outlaw Karts. The first race on Saturday starts at 7pm at Pinger Park off Neerabup Road.
https://www.perthnow.com.au/local-news/perthnow-wanneroo/rob-woffinden-classic-back-with-a-bang-at-pinjar-park-motorcycle-speedway-c-9537403 Rob Wofinden Classic Comes to Pinger Park Motorcycle Speedway