2009 Team Rider:
Achievements gained within JDF Racing:
2009 5th Place Aprilia Superteen Challenge
Australian Matt travelled a long way to compete in the Aprilia series. Following the path cut by 2000 Champion Casey Stoner Matt had competed in State dirt track championships as did Stone before him.
One of the best young prospects to come out of Australia since Stoner, the West Wyalong rider hit the front of the 2009 Championship from round one at Mallory until the end.
In 2009 the Superteen Challenge had the distinction of support race status at the WSB and Moto GP rounds at Donington Park. Two of his nine wins were gained at these rounds. WSB rider Troy Corser is sponsor and mentor to Matthew.
Previous Competition Experience:
Matt had competed in dirt track in Australia winning numerous races and Championships. His first taste of tarmac racing was in the Australian 70 Metrakit series.
He is now a regular competitor in the 125 Class at British Championship level.