Australian Moto3 star Jack Miller has confirmed he will return to Australia for the Troy Bayliss Classic at Taree Motorcycle Club on January 17.
Miller, who is currently second, 11 points behind Alex Marquez in the Moto3 championship standings with one round remaining, is the first of 36 invited riders to be announced.
The 19 year-old will contest the Troy Bayliss Classic, which is now in its third year, before embarking on a full-time Moto GP ride with Honda’s satellite LCR squad in 2015.
“I am really excited to be heading back to Taree for the Troy Bayliss Classic,” Miller said. “It is such a great event and as I saw last year it keeps getting bigger.
Event Organiser Troy Bayliss will also return as to defend his crown, just weeks after competing in MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez Superprestigio event in Barcelona.
“I would love to go back-to-back next year,” Bayliss said. “But my main focus is to bring a better event every year.
“It is a huge coup to have Jack returning to race in 2015. He is the name on everyone’s lips at the moment and this is a rare opportunity to see him race in Australia.
“The upgrades to track and equipment are already under way and we have a lot of exciting new things to announce over the coming weeks,” Bayliss added.
36 Legends and All Stars will contest the 2015 Troy Bayliss Classic at Taree Motorcycle Club on Saturday January 17 which will see the return of the popular Americana.
Tickets to the Troy Bayliss Classic are on sale now via www.troybaylissevents.com.au