Annual WR250R Rally set for third edition in Cessnock

Two-day Yamaha rally scheduled for this month.

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Yamaha Motor Australia has confirmed the date of the third annual WR250R Rally, scheduled to take place on 22-24 March at Cessnock in New South Wales.

The first event attracted 38 owners, while the second event saw 64 riders of the versatile Yamaha trail bike congregate in Cessnock for a two-day 500km adventure ride. Now, Greg Yager and the RideADV team are aiming to entice the biggest ever collection of WR250Rs to converge in one spot.

This year’s event will once again be hosted by dirt bike legend Chris Watson of Chris Watson’s Motorcycles, covering prime trails around the Hunter region including the Watagan, Olney and Yengo State Forests.

Prizes are awarded for a number of categories including best bike and furthest travelled. Now in its third year, the event attracts a wide range of riders. For more information, visit


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