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Club offers fun for all the family

By Benalla Ensign

Benalla’s motorbike enthusiasts of all ages had the opportunity to practise their racing skills as part of the Winton MX Club’s practice day last Saturday.

Conditions on the day were perfect for riding with the rain doing enough to help the track before easing off when the riders stepped up.

Winton MX Club president Wayne Vearing said they could not have asked for a better day.

‘‘It was nice to have some moisture in the track and it made for great riding,’’ Vearing said.

‘‘We organise practice day for any motorbike riders and their families who want to come out and have a ride around the track and enjoy the experience.

‘‘We had about 40 riders come along, and they brought their families so the atmosphere was amazing.

‘‘The day is organised into age groups who run in 20-minute intervals.

‘‘The highlight of the day for me was the junior riders.

‘‘Seeing them smile when they come off the track is great and it’s nice to see them enjoying the day with their families,’’ Vearing said.

‘‘We’re a family-orientated club. We like to encourage families to to spend a day together and have a good time.’’

The club holds regular events and would like to encourage anyone in the are who owns a motorbike to come along to the next race day, on April 15.

For more information on Winton MX Club please visit its page on Facebook.