Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

West Wins in India; Maryborough Rider Records First-Ever 600cc Victory on the Buddh Track

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

West Wins in India; Maryborough Rider Records First-Ever 600cc Victory on the Buddh Track

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Byline: Matthew McInerney Matthew.McInerney@apn.com.au

BALL sports might dominate headlines across Australia but nothing can overshadow what is arguably Anthony West's biggest ever win.

The Maryborough product is unstoppable in his quest to carve out a successful career. If you follow West on social media, you know the effort, not to mention the expense, West outlays to stay competitive.

In the past 12 months alone he has bounced between MotoGP, Moto2 and World Superbikes events with a litany of road racing championship events spread among the big-name rides.

It is at one of those events, the FIM Asia Road Racing Championship, where West has made his mark.

The 35-year-old is known to be one of the best on two wheels in the wet, but West, who is one of the first riders to compete in eight different categories, got the job done on a dry Buddh International Circuit in India.

West was the fastest rider in the first day of practice and secured his first ARRC pole position on Saturday. …

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