Results care of Natsoft.com.au:
Over two thirty degree plus days at Broadford Victoria. The White's Racing Products Bridgestone National BEARS Series provided action hot enough to match the weather.
Current champion Phill Gray (Ducati Penrith/TVM - Ducati 998s) took the F1 honors, the round win and the series lead on 88 points with two victories, and two further podium places. His team mate John Lyons (Ducati 999s) returned to duty with a fine win in race two, and was consistently on the rosturm. Lyons fills second place in the points on 81. Steve Cutting (Motorcycle Weaponry/Paul Feeny Group - MV Augusta 1000), took MV Augusta's first Australian win in race three. Cutting's awesome riding over the weekend on a machine he had not ridden before, leaves him just two points behind Lyons on 79.
The F2 field is now one of the largest we have seen in many years, and one of the most competitive. BEARS stalwart Peter Brown (Budget-renta-car Ducati 1000DS) came up against stiff local competition in the form of Fergus Gibson (Garner's Bike Hire KTM990 Supaduke). Between the pair of them they won all the races Fergus three and Peter just the one. The final podium position was filled by another local, Drew Gallagher aboard his V-Two Squalo. Well in the championship chase are Alastair Boyd (Ducati 748), and Angus Anderson (Ducati 916) and Dean Evans (Triumph 1135).
A smaller than expected number fronted the starter in F3. In fact it was a race for who would get what trophy. Brian and Michael Tricklebanks Trick Singles had two riders vying for the prize, Stephen Goold (QLD) and Dean Holmes (NSW). Matched up against these two hard chargers was quiet New South Welshman Mark Whitfield aboard the MS Racing Ducati 800ss. Gooldie started the weekend well with three victories, unfortunately in the final leg he encountered bike problems and did not finish. His team mate Dean on a brand new Trick Single, only completed on Thrusday morning did not have an easy time. Race one was a DNF for him, Dean fought back well. Taking 3rd, 2nd and 1st in the other races. A great effort for first time out on the bike. But, as the saying goes 'To finish first, first you must finish', and that is exactly what Mark Whitfield did. Three, third place finishes and runner up position in the final race gave Mark the round win. Whitfield 78, Goold 73 , Holmes 65.