News 24 Oct 2017

Gas Gas compete in 2017 Wildwood Rock Extreme Enduro

Gas Gas Motorcycles press release:

Gas Gas Motorcycles Australia is proud to announce their first racing event since launching the new 2018 range in October 2017. Rider Jade Gartlan will represent Gas Gas on the new EC300 at the Wildwood Rock Enduro Extreme this weekend.

The event dubbed as one of the toughest enduro circuits in Australia will see competitors from across Australia and abroad tackle the gnarly rocky paths, challenging obstacle course and log sections of Wildwood to seek victory in a number of enduro classes.

Entering in the Expert 35 class, Jade Gartlan is no stranger to the Wildwood circuit, grabbing 1st in the Clubman class in 2011 and 1st in Expert in 2012.

Jade has also seen success in the VORC with a 3rd in Clubman class in 2011, holding 10 top finishes in the Expert class in 2012 and was until recently, leading the 2017 championship in the combined VORC and AORC before a broken arm claimed an end to his season.

“The new redesigned 2018 EC300 two-stroke Gas Gas motorcycle is an incredibly competent handling enduro motorcycle, with an all-new Chromoly frame, KYB suspension and torquey two-stroke 300 engine customers have been waiting for.

Straight out of the box, the EC300 is one of those unique enduros that are ready to compete, providing great feedback and power delivery whilst also being equipped with many premium components as standard.

With a long history in enduro racing, Gas Gas Motorcycles Australia is proud to have Jade Gartlan represent the brand in our first Australian enduro event on the new EC300 at the Wildwood Rock Extreme Enduro.

Displaying great race composure and experience, we anticipate Jade’s success in winning races will be a great partnering with the new EC300 and wish him all the best.” said Gas Gas distributor – Urban Moto Imports CEO, Joseph Elasmar.

“Because of their long history in Europe and more recently, from the positive news around the 2018 models, I was curious about Gas Gas and was eager to understand how the new Gas Gas rode.

I got the opportunity recently at the Gas Gas launch to test the new 2018 EC300 and found it a perfect fit straight away. Its setup is just so easy to work with, the KYB suspension does the job brilliantly and it is very clear to see a lot of attention has gone into the chromoly frame and redeveloped 2-stroke engine.

I’m really looking forward to the race at Wildwood and racing for the brand in the future.” said Jade Gartlan, rider for Gas Gas Motorcycles Australia.

In other racing news from Gas Gas, world-renowned Giovanni Sala joins the Spanish company as the new Enduro Race Team Manager, forming the tip of the spear of their international racing aspirations.

Gas Gas will be announcing further events in the future and other model launches. To stay up to date with news, events and racing visit or Like our Facebook and Instagram pages @GasGasMotorcycles