(Rider information and photos courtesy of Lise Olsen, Race Secretary) Taree Motorcycle Club held a combined Practice and “Come-and-Try” Day at its Old Bar Roadside Circuit on Sunday 7th April 2019. While both Seniors and Juniors took the opportunity …read more
LOGAN TURNER – TMCC 2018 Junior Encouragement Award Interview
Posted on December 6, 2018 by Administrator in Interview
Congratulations on receiving the TMCC 2018 Junior Encouragement Award, Logan.
Did you become interested in bikes because of someone else or something in particular?
Yes, because my Dad and Pop ride.
At what age did you first ride a motorbike?
What sort of bike was it?
Where did you ride it?
Our backyard and at our friends property.
What other bikes have you had over the years?
KTM50, KTM65, CRF80 and CR85
Do/did other members of your family ride motorcycles and what sort of riding were they interested in?
Dad races dirt track, Mum rides on our farm, Pop rides trail and on the road and Grandad used to ride on the road.
How old are you now?
How long have you been a member of TMCC?
What motorcycle/s have you been riding this year?
KTM65, CRF80, CR85, Mum’s TTR230 and Dad’s YZ450.
What class/classes did you compete in during 2018?
7-u9yo 64 and 7-u10yo 80 mod.
Did you ride in all/most of the race meetings at the TMCC Old Bar Roadside circuit?
Yes, I did all of them.
Did you travel to any ‘away meetings’ this year?
Yes, I did the Central Coast Cup, Gunnedah’s Tri Series round, Akubra Classic, and some club rounds at Kurri JMCC and Hunter MCC.
Was there one particular (home or away) event which you enjoyed most this year?
Gunnedah’s Tri Series round.
Is there any part of the TMCC (home) track which you enjoy riding on most?
The straight into turns 1 and 2.
Do you have any suggestions as to what else you would like to see happening at TMCC?
Do more track (oval) racing.
What events are you looking forward to next year?
The NSW Track title race at TMCC.
Is there anyone who you would like to thank for supporting you?
Mum, Dad and Pop.
Do you have any sponsors who you would like to thank?
Brad from B&C Motorcycles and Chris Watson Motorcycles
Is there a motorbike rider or other sportsperson who you admire and why are you such a fan?
Marc Marquez. Because he’s fast and always saves the bike before crashing it.
Do you have any good advice for people interested in becoming motorbike riders?
You should do it, it’s lots of fun.
Is there any other comment you would like to make?
I’d like to thank TMCC for a great year’s racing and I’ll see you next year.
Thanks for your time, Logan – well done again on receiving the Junior Encouragement Award this year and all the best for next year.