Readford joins Tech GP roster

The 2019 Yamaha Oceania Motorcycle Technician Grand Prix starts tommorrow at Yamaha Motor Australia’s Sydney office at Wetherill Park, NSW
Technicians will compete for the 2019 Oceania title and the opportunity to represent Oceania at the 2020 Yamaha World Technician Grand Prix at Yamaha Motor Company, Iwata, Japan

Unfortunately Cleve Nicolle from Coast Yamaha in SA is unable to attend due to medical reasons – YMA wishes Cleve a speedy recovery. In his place, Robert Readford from Yamaha Dubbo joins the competition. Robert has been with Yamaha Dubbo for over 20 years and has abundant experience with all types of Yamaha product groups

The Yamaha Motorcycle Technician Grand Prix has been running since 2002, celebrating the skills and efforts of Yamaha Technical Academy technicians throughout the Oceania dealer network. Local competitors have come away with many trophies from the World Technician Grand Prix, inspiring many technicians along the way. 

2019 Oceania Technician Grand Prix finalists:

Bevan Holmes - TeamMoto Northside, QLD
Lincoln Brien - Chris Watson Motorcycles, NSW
Turlough Khabibulin - TeamMoto Moorooka, QLD
Kurt Grenfell - Cully's Motorcycle Centre, WA
Daniel Feck - Hewitt Motorcycle, NZ
Robert Readford - Yamaha Dubbo, NSW

YMA wishes all participants the best of luck tomorrow. If you wish to attend or receive further information about YMA’s MC Tech GP, please contact Chris Dobie at