2011 Cooper Van Vliet
What an adventure we had for the Australian Quad Titles held up in Coollum for
I set off in our great bus with my brother Harrison and mum and dad. Mitch and
I got to represent Victoria and the 90cc Junior Competition class, which had lots
We had lots of fast riders in the class so it was hard work keeping up with the
The Sheridan brothers let me race with a go pro so I got to film all my races.
I had a great person help me on the start line for each race. Tiny from Tasmania
In the end I came 13th but I had the best time so that was good.
Well the Gippsland Regions are done and dusted and once again I rode my butt
off to win the championship.
Round 9 was at Yarram and I had a blast on my Can Am pushing it to its limits.
I had to race against the Junior 300cc class and it was my aim not to get lapped
This was my 2nd last race on my canam as Im going up to the Junior 300 class
The last event is the QRCV Christmas party, which is a fun event at the end of
Presentation night for the Gippies is on the 12th November so Im looking forward
Its been a great year and I have had a ball.
Look out for my photos to come
With the first round of the QRCV series under his belt Rob Van Vliet proved he
was no stranger to the racing scene.
Rob had six months off after taking to hand with an angle grinder returning to
It was 3 races with 3 holeshots and 3 straight wins that proved he hasn't lost it.
Rob commented " My Can Am had the cobwebs blown out in practice and never
Then it was up to his 2 sons to battle it out in the Pro race with 15 minute races.
Both Mitch and Jake aboard their Can Ams set out to see who was the fittest with
Jake had a big get off pinning himself under the quad only to get back on board
Mitch had a bit of bad luck with a break down but proved once again that his
Adam showed to everyone he still has the touch as he took to the lead on several
With all 3 riders holding down a first place it was Jake who managed to hold the
And as for Super Cooper, well he threw his quad around, railed the berms and