Further updates on the running of the 2012 Le Minz 24 Hr event being held at Parklands Showground on the Gold Coast.
Mark Peterson/TGB Australia
2013 Le Minz Update
Australia's most successful Speedway racer Jason Crump teams up
with Australia's most successful Superbike racer Troy Bayliss in
the would toughest Scooter race stating at 12 Midday Saturday (8th
Dec) Gold Coast Parklands Showground's and ends at 12 Midday Sun
They have six world motorcycle championships between them and
their support for the Le Minz 24 Hour Scooterthon will help raise
much needed funds for many charities.
In what can be only be described as a star studded line up,
spectators will witness Crump and Bayliss go head to head with
Garry McCoy himself a World Superbike and 500cc world motorcycle
race winner, Stephen Gall one of Australia's most decorated off
road motorcyclists, Darcy Ward 2 x world under 21 speedway champion
along with 23 other teams all competing on the 50cc scooters.
Don't be surprised to see a handful of other special guest
riders including AFL legend and radio host Peter Spida Everritt and
V8 Supercar drivers.
The family event will continue to run in rain, hail or snow.
Bayliss excited about the chance of rain " bring on the rain, it
will really ad to the challenges of the endurance event" "I hope
the Gold Coast come down and really support the event, the riders
and the charities involved" Bayliss added.
Spectators are more then welcome to attend, with the gold coin
entry going straight to charity. Entry for spectators is via GATE
4, Gold Coast Parklands Showground's.
Onsite contact - Mark Petersen 0416048815
For more information visit www.facebook.com/leminzscooterthon
TGB Australia Press Release
Over the coming weekend the highly exhilarating 24 hour Le Minz Scooterthon will take place on the Gold Coast.
Stepping up to the plate at this year’s event to represent TGB scooters
is three time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss who will team up
with three time World Speedway champion Jason Crump and multiple
Guinness Book world record holder Mark Brownie Brown.
“TGB Scooters Australia is extremely excited to have the ultimate ‘Dream
Team’ on our scooter at this year’s 24 hour Scooterthon,” said National
Sales Manager, Alan Collins.
“TGB scooters are renowned for quality, reliability and performance and so is the team of Bayliss, Crump and Brownie.”
The TGB ‘Dream Team’ will be riding the TGB Bullet RS 50 as they take on 25 other teams in the demanding scooter endurance test.
The TGB Bullet RS 50 boasts 13” wheels and front and rear disc brakes,
with a zippy 2‐stroke 50cc engine. The TGB Bullet RS 50 also features
modern aggressive sports styling, large helmet storage and rock solid
reliability. With the combination of unmatched performance and agility,
the Bullet RS is the model suited for those that settle for nothing but
In the 2011 24 hour Scooterthon, Mark Brownie Brown with his TGB Tapo 50
in tow rewrote the history books riding the most kilometres ever on a
50cc scooter in 24 hours. During the 24 hour endurance race the TGB Tapo
scooter rode 1189.685 kilometres‐ an outstanding effort, smashing the
previous record of 1178.76 kilometres.
The 24 hour Scooterthon will this year be presented with by TGB Scooters
and the Australian Motorcycle & Scooter Expo Gold Coast, the eighth
running of the Scooterthon has a fantastic turnout and was a great
success, testing the fuel efficiency and mechanical reliability of the
50cc class scooters.
“The 24 hour Scooterthon is the ultimate test for 50cc scooters and will
no doubt showcase to the crowds the versatility, power and superb
reliability of TGB scooters,” said Alan Collins.
With the weather forecast looking good, be sure to head down to the 24
hour Le Minz Scooterthon also raised significant funds for local charity
‘Give me 5 for kids.’
All TGB scooters are supported by a 2 Year Factory Warranty and come with world renowned reliability and power!!
For further information on history making 24 hour Scooterthon and TGB range please visit www.tgbscooters.com.au