Team Suzuki Ecstar Racing 2019
Pre-Season – “Happy to have signed a 2 year deal to race with Suzuki Ecstar Racing Team in 2018/19.“ A year to train hard so we finish on the top step. So happy to be back working with Phil and Warren.
Team Yamaha Racing Team 2018
Pre-Season – “Happy to have signed again to race with Yamaha Racing Team in 2018.“ A year to train hard and not make any mistakes so we finish on the top step. With some tyre improvements the team will be hard to beat this year.
Season – “Disappointed to lose the championship. Whilst we lacked a little pace at times on the tight circuits but we definitely have a package that can win races.
Team Yamaha Racing Team 2017
Pre-Season – “Happy to have signed again to race with Yamaha Racing Team in 2017. A year to train hard and not make any mistakes so we finish on the top step. With some tyre improvements the team will be hard to beat this year.
Season – “Disappointed to lose the championship. Whilst we lacked a little pace at times on the tight circuits but we definitely have a package that can win races. In 2018 we need to get it right to win this championship.
Team Yamaha Racing Team 2016
Pre-Season – “Very happy to have signed again to race with Yamaha Racing Team in 2016. The bike has now been sorted and should allow the team to be very competitive in 2016, along with the move from ASC to ASBK I feel that the change of venues will suit my strong ability to ride all tracks.”
Season – “Disappointed to lose the championship after leading into the final race. Whilst we lacked a little pace at times on the tight circuits but we definitely have a package that can win races. In 2016 we just fell short again but learnt from some of our mistakes.
Team Yamaha Racing Team 2015
Pre-Season – “Very happy to have the opportunity to race with Yamaha Racing Team in 2015, after a great year in 2014 I am looking at winning back to back championships on the new Yamaha YZF-R1M. The new bike should allow the team to be very competitive in 2015, this was one of the reasons for the move. Yamaha are in a really good place, they have some great models, their MT-09 and MT-07 range, then there is their off-road range doing great things, all their research and development seems to be really heading in the right direction and I want to be a part of that.”
Season – “The new Yamaha R1M is an awesome machine to ride, unfortunately the limited testing on the bike has meant we need a couple of rounds to sort things out. Our test at Mallala Motor Sport Raceway in April proved that we are moving forward, the bike was better suited to the track after learning a few more things about the R1M. My goals are simple for 2015, to win back to back championships along with the title of winning a championship on three manufactures bikes such as Honda, Suzuki and then Yamaha this year.”
End of Season – “Our first season on the Yamaha R1M saw us fall short on winning the championship by one point. Whist it was dissapointing loosing the championship we learn't so much and will start 2016 in a much better position.”
Team Motul Honda Racing 2014
Pre-Season – “After what appeared to be an uncertain year with ASBK, things have all come together and we will be racing on the Motul Honda CBR1000RR, the team will do the Phillip Island Championship and ASC series.” I am excited to be back on the Honda and look forward to winning races at some different tracks around the country.
End-Season – “It was great to win another two championships this year, the first time I have won a championship riding the Honda CBR1000RRSP. Winning the 2014 Australasian Superbike Championship and winning the AFX-SBK Championship has been another dream, been a great year working with all the crew at Team Honda Racing.”
Thank You – “I would like to thank all my team at Honda including my sponsors for having faith in me. Awesome to have a couple more championships in 2014!.” Special thanks to my fantastic mechanic Wazza!
Yamaha Austria Racing Team 2014
I have also signed with the Yamaha Austria Racing Team for 2014, I will be competing in the FIM Endurance Championship. "I look forward to the challenge on a different bike, my experience with endurance racing in the Suzuka 8 hour should prove valuable"
Team Suzuki 2013
Pre-Season – “I have a point to prove, so to have this opportunity with Team Suzuki and the Phil Tainton Racing team is unbelievable. Suzuki has a great legacy with success in superbike racing on a domestic level and it is my priority for 2013 to help the team in defending the title.”
End-Season – “As a team in 2013 we achieved our goals on the Suzuki GSXR-1000 by winning the 2013 Australian Superbike Championship and also braking the Lap Record at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit with a time of 1m32.274.”
Thank You – “I would like to thank all my team at Suzuki including my sponsors for having faith in me. We did it!.” Let's do it again in 2014!