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ASBK free to air this Sunday | SPORT

The Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship will blast onto race fan's screens this Sunday April 30 for the presents Round 3 at Winton Motor Raceway.

 With the successful broadcast of live footage straight from the track to fans at Round Two, the ASBK is providing even more footage to satisfy the cravings of Superbike hungry race fans, with even longer three and a half hour, free to air (FTA) SBS coverage of this weekend’s round!

To watch racers go head to head for championship glory, you know where to go, ASBK on SBS and Live Stream on April 30.

Grab your remote this Sunday afternoon, buckle up and tune into SBS on your television from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM AEST for hours and hours of dramatic race coverage!

The partnership with SBS is crucial towards gaining a mainstream audience for the Championship. The commentary, special features and constant racing action are sure to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

For hard-core ASBK race fans, who simply cannot miss out on any electrifying ASBK race day action, Live Streaming featured on and the ASBK Facebook page, will satisfy your thirst for two-wheeled action, with hours and hours of feed from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM AEST – All of which will make you feel like you are in the paddock! The action can be viewed from any device – whether it’s a computer, smart phone or tablet, you’re all set to go.

The stop and go nature of Winton Motor Raceway should make for thrilling racing and with the top three in the Championship being in close points proximately, the presents Round 3 at Winton Motor Raceway simply can’t be missed.

Riders ecstatic about going live!

Several riders are thrilled with the ASBK going live on TV and Live Stream for this Round, including superstars Troy Herfoss (Crankt Protein Honda Racing, CBR-1000SP), Alex Phillis (Apex Civil Construction, Yamaha YZF-R1) and Tom Toparis (Cube Racing Team, Kawasaki ZX-6R).

Reigning ASBK YMI Superbike Champion Herfoss shared; “It’s so good, over the years when I go and ride my push bike and have a drink with friends, they have often asked when they can catch my racing on TV and its often been shown two or three weeks later. Now I can say, just catch me live!”

Phillis is ecstatic about the exposure the footage will provide riders; “The live stream is very important, and puts footage of us out there for our sponsors and talent scouts. A lot of my friends have never had the chance to see me on the track live before, so now they can tune in on a Sunday to see me compete!” Phillis exclaimed.

Toparis was also elated, saying; “Its very good and a big step for the sport, hopefully it will get more people going to the races and spectating on the sidelines. It was great to have the sport on TV at all but having it live makes it more exciting and puts us right in the game!” The excited Motul Supersport rider finished.


2017 Yamaha Motor Finance Australian Superbike Championship Presented by Motul Pirelli Calendar:

Round 3 presents Winton Motor Raceway, VIC    28-30 April

Round 4                                           Hidden Valley Raceway,     NT    7-9  July          

Round 5                                           Morgan Park Raceway,      QLD 25-27 August

Round 6                                           SMSP Eastern Creek,        NSW  8-10 September  

Round 7 presents Phillip Island Circuit,    VIC 6-8  October