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Lush Racing started as a business in 1990 and relocated to its location in 1995. Founder and Neville Lush started in the trade in 1977 as an apprentice in a dealership, studied motorcycle in night school concurrently and auto transmission specialist as as automotive airconditioner technician.

racing commenced well that: in 1981 he joined and fellow racer Grantley in sidecar competition. They in Road Trials, Enduros and Track and in the yearly 24, the latter a twenty four hour trial. This event is being run today and covers off road sections with sections in between.

Machine is extremely important. The pairing as high as third placing. In Neville moved to a country dealership and managed the workshop During this interesting two … powervalve systems at their successful introductary and shortly after followed by the five valve FZ series

Neville also rode machinery thru these the first being and R1 Yamaha 350 and progressing to a Kawasaki Mach 3, the Honda four and then the GS1000 Suzuki. All of these seemed to sprout performance

Of course race preparation was for and customers at the Yamaha dealership some of South Australia’s top MX and junior MX riders as well. The new was out and tuned for Kim Jaeger who campaigned and went onto 250’s. The fastest production motorcycle in the FJ1100 was Neville’s road Out of hours he prepared/tuned engines as KX50’s and Italjet 50’s and KT100 kart motors.

racing is big in Australia and Neville was not doing porting and performance on an IT490 Yamaha powered 500 speedway car. This was his experience with tuning for fuel. This project interest in two … exhaust This resulted in Neville to his own business in 1986 with a mechanical workshop, working on motorcycles, tractors or whatever across.

Machinery was acquired for use in the workshop at The small boring bar, hydraulic press and crankshaft tools formed the base of his of today.

The racing bug had bitten and the Grantley/Neville combination ceased, began Historic Roadracing. two or three meetings on a Honda happened to be in the shed, a Kawasaki 500 was pressed into service. campaigned this machine 1987 to 1991 when the to purchase an original Campell roadrace sidecar came up.

The was set-up for a GT750 Suzuki was altered a little to fit a Mach 3 which was later replaced by a H2 Neville also kept the solo bike up until A phone call to Grantley had him ride the sidecar outfit Neville on the side.

Then took over the controls a few meets. David Brock passengering for Neville for a couple of ad then Kate Scott over who became Neville’s The business name Neville Racing was now up and running, sponsoring/riding/tuning such as 125TZ roadracers, 125 roadracers, a variety of Historic machines both two and four as well as anything going.

A small time was spent for a Formula Ford open Racing had now extended across the with tracks such as Park, Adelaide International Phillip Island Grand circuit and Winton Raceway Mallala and Mt Gambier’s MacNamara on the list. More bikes 50 Kawasaki’s, Neville’s favorite including a 1200 Laverda pressed into road

With marriage and children, retired from the chair, returning passengering the sidecar for a As well as many minor the combo won several state and the 1998 Australian #1 plate for classic sidecars. After trying to ride sidecar and on the same day Neville decided he have the skill for that job.

Customer and friend Dent took over the post classic solo Kawasaki hybrid) with success: he won Australian #1 plate at his race meeting. Steve and the in various guises were for several years, conceding one place and two seconds, with the being all wins for nearly seasons. Steve continued (although not full seasons) Feb 2002.

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During all this activity Racing was successfull in many fields of racing from to Superkarts and DirtKarts, as well as solo’s and sidecars. Neville two Dirt-track sidecars late one for himself and one for longtime friend Eatts. Dale’s outfit was by a GT750 Suzi and Neville’s by a 3 Kawasaki unit.

It meant could each passenger for other as the machines were in classes. In their first the double pairing took Australia #1 plates on both It is the only time in Australia has been achieved.

It was also a nightmare for the trackside comentators! and Dale backed up the result on the with the #1 plate for 1998 as The workshop was given a boost the addition of a Dynojet Motorcycle which brought in more and satisfied Neville’s desire for an testing medium. In 1999 was asked to ride a Formula 1 for David Pledge.

2nd place in the state was their for the first year of competiton. In we have seen purchase and of a Formula One sidecar powered by a Kawasaki, and a Dyno upgrade to the 250 Eddy Current Sytem. Dave Manuel won his second Desrt race in a row on his CR500 sidecar, as well as winning the Four Hour Trial on his powered machine, both prepared by NLR.

Other include the winner of the Terra(Northern Challenge, R1 Yamaha, a South #1 plate on RS125 Honda, and a speed record at Lake on a Vincent Black Shadow.

saw Neville and his current passenger Scott,(five times Sth Aust Champion) take out the Rookies Cup at the top of sidecar racing in Australia, as as achieving 5th outright in the national In 2003 Neville managed to the Championship. Neville and Kate meanwhile extended their overseas via the web and personal contacts. are found in Japan, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Netherlands, Finland and England.

As a result Dave Crussel won the Historic Racing Assicoation championship in 2003 on his Lush Kawasaki H1R 500 triple. This enthusiasts around the globe and make best use of The Knowledge Neville Lush has gathered the years.

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