News 15 Mar 2016

Yamaha continues A4DE support for 2016 edition

Prestigious event receives continued manufacturer backing.

Yamaha Motor Australia have confirmed their continued support for Australian off-road racing, securing the the naming rights for the 2016 Australian Four Day Enduro (A4DE), to be held in Mansfield Victoria from 9-14 May.

Taking place in the foothills of Victoria’s alpine country and with over 300 riders competing in a range of special tests over four grueling days, Yamaha Motor Australia’s motorsport manager, Ray Howard, looks forward to supporting the prestigious event yet again.

“Yamaha Motor Australia is again excited to present the A4DE in 2016,” said Howard. “Among the riders, teams and industry it is seen as the highlight in the off-road racing calendar and one of the most prestigious dirt bike events in Australia.

“We are working hard to ensure the event reaches greater heights in 2016 and will work closely with Motorcycling Australia, the promoting club, and organizers to make it a truly memorable event for all involved.

“The event has become one of international interest in recent years, with the success of Toby Price, Daniel Milner and Matt Phillips and we hope to see another high quality field line up to tackle this years A4DE.”

Motorcycling Australia’s CEO David Cottee commends Yamaha Australia on their continued support of major off-road events, including this year’s A4DE, and hopes to make this year’s event bigger and better.

“It’s great to have Yamaha on board again as the naming rights sponsor for the 2016 A4DE,” said Cottee. “The enduro discipline has enjoyed some significant success, particularly over the last 12 months, so it’s fantastic that Yamaha Australia recognise the talent we have in this country, and continue to support events like the A4DE.

“We are very excited to be working alongside Yamaha, the promoting club, and key personnel to make this year’s A4DE one to remember.”

The format for the 2016 A4DE will see riders travel to a range of special tests per day, where the riders race against the clock. The culmination of these timed tests, as well as ensuring each check point is made on time, will determine the winner.