2012 LeMinz Scooterthon to feature Bayliss McCoy and Crump

The 2012 LeMinz 24hour Scooterthon on the Gold Coast will feature Troy Bayliss, Garry McCoy and Jason Crump.


Bayliss McCoy and Crump in 24hr LeMinz Scooterthon

When you think of 50cc Scooters, the names Bayliss, Crump and McCoy wouldn’t come to mind, or would they?

December 8/9 Gold Coast Parklands Showground’s, the Worlds toughest scooter event will return, the Insure My Ride Le Minz 24 Hour Scooterthon presented by TGB Scooters.

Into it’s 8th year the Scooterthon is certainly an event that continues to grow, and this year it is sure to be world class.

Three time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss will team up with three time World Speedway champion Jason Crump plus multiple Guinness book world record holder Mark ‘Brownie’ Brown to take on 25 other teams in the worlds most demanding scooter endurance test.

Multiple Moto GP and World Superbike race winner Gary McCoy plus many more excellent riders will also start on the grid.

Bayliss who is use to 1000cc more under his seat was beaming after his short ten minute stint in front of the cameras at today media call.

“I can’t wait for next week, its going to be a lot of fun riding with Crumpy and Brownie, these little scooters are great on this track, I hope everyone comes down to support this great event, its only a gold coin donation entry and it all goes to charities” said Bayliss

“I would also like to announce that I want to donate all my ride gear from the event to Mat & Chloe Rogers for their great children’s charity 4 ASD KIDS” Bayliss continued.

Mat Rogers (Duel International Rugby legend) who is a good friend of Troy’s.

“This event its not about the size of his engine its about the size of his heart” Said Rogers.”This is a very kind gesture Troy has offered us, a helmet would have been great but to have all his ride gear to Auction is amazing, this will help so many children and we cant thank Troy enough” Said Rogers

Mat together with his wife Chloe head up the great children’s charity ‘4 ASD KIDS’ (www.4asdkids.com).

The Scooterthon each year supports a number of charities and this year is no different, ‘Give me 5 for kids’ Children’s Charity and ‘Racesafe Medical team’ will split all gold coin entry donations and funds raised from a major raffle that includes first prize of a new TGB Scooter.

Where – Gold Coast Parklands Showground’s

When – Sat 8th Dec 12 Midday – Sun 9th Dec Midday

Special Guest Riders include –

Troy Bayliss – 3 x World Superbike Champion & Moto GP Race Winner

Jason Crump – 3 x World Speedway Champion

Gary McCoy – Multiple Moto GP and World Superbike race winner

Darcy Ward – 2 x Under 21 World Speedway Champion

Peter Spida Everitt – AFL legend and tallest guy you will ever see on a 50cc scooter.

More current Australian Road and Off Road Champions to be announced in the coming week.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy the day and night event, dig deep just like all the riders and support the charities.

Additional information can be found at www.facebook.com/leminzscooterthon

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