The Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) is pleased to announce that the 2018 calendar has been officially released, confirming dates and locations for the highly anticipated 11-round national Enduro Championship.
Next year’s Championship will continue to use a double-header format, except for Round 7 at Broken Hill NSW, which will feature Juniors on the Saturday and Seniors on the Sunday, teaming up with Dirt2ride events to Run the Silver City Desert Enduro Round.
Kicking off the season will be Rounds 1 & 2 in Gympie QLD, taking place 10 – 11 March 2018. The Championship will then move to Victoria, followed by two successive rounds in NSW at Dungog and Broken Hill, then it’s off to SA. The championship finale will conclude at Victoria, 6-7 October. Specific locations of the Victorian and South Australian rounds will be released in due time.
The Yamaha AORC is the premier Australian Enduro Championship and is recognised both nationally and internationally recognised as producing top level competitors. Many have even gone on to win world championships and have represented Australia in the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE). The Championship includes a variety of classes for different age groups and machines.
The 2018 Yamaha AORC is shaping up to be bigger and better than an already successful 2017 season. As always, make sure to tune in to all AORC channels in the lead up to the 2018 season.
2018 AUSTRALIAN OFF-ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR
Round 1 & 2: Gympie, QLD 10 – 11 March 2018
Round 3 & 4: VIC 5 – 6 May 2018
Round 5 & 6: Dungog, NSW 28 – 29 July 2018
Round 7: Broken Hill, NSW 1 – 2 Sept 2018
Round 8 & 9: SA 22 – 23 Sept 2018
Round 10 & 11: VIC 6 – 7 Oct 2018
Stay up to date in the lead up to the 2018 Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship by visiting the AORC website at www.aorc.org.au or by following the AORC on Twitter and Facebook as well as @aorc on Instagram.
Photos Courtesy of John Pearson Media
Photo 1 Josh Green (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team)
at Miva, QLD
Photo 2 Daniel Milner (KTM Enduro Team) at Renmark, SA