-- International Entertainment Group continues to support RACESAFE
International Entertainment Group’s support of Australia's largest specialised
motorsport medical and safety service, Suzuki RACESAFE continues to grow in
In addition to the support provided for Superbike and Supercross events
throughout the year, IEG has contributed over $16,000 to ensure Suzuki RACESAFE
is present at this weekends’ event in the Northern Territory.
With over 20 years experience, Suzuki RACESAFE are leaders in mobile medical
treatment centres. The skilled team includes, trauma doctors, specialist
surgeons, paramedics, physiotherapists, sport psychologists, nurses, sport
medicine specialists and skilled recovery teams.
IEG Managing Director Yarrive Konsky has witnessed first hand how vital the
Suzuki RACESAFE team is, both as a team owner and a competitor, and said it was
imperative to have the medical facility at the biggest event IEG has ever
"My riders and I have used Suzuki RACESAFE many times so I personally appreciate
the tremendous job they do," Konsky said.
"Since our foray into national championships we have engaged the services of the
Suzuki RACESAFE team".
In addition to the support provided by IEG, Supercross and Superbike riders pay
a small levy to support the on track medical service.
Recently crowned MX1 Champion, Matt Moss praised the role Suzuki RACESAFE play
at Milwaukee presents the Terex Australian Supercross Championship.
"It is awesome to have the guys from RACESAFE at each event," Moss said. "They
have been onboard for the last six years now and are a huge help to all the
"For me personally, they have helped me with my injuries not only at the tracks,
but also through the recovery phase that follows. It is great to know if you do
hurt yourself you are in the best possible hands."
Racesafe Director of Emergency Services Simon Maas commended IEG for their
foresight and emphasis on rider safety.
"The Suzuki RACESAFE team is thrilled to be part of this truly international
event in Darwin," Maas said. "IEG has undertaken a massive task bringing
together the best riders on track and in dirt and we are very pleased to play a
crucial role in rider safety.
"Our team will be under great pressure this weekend with a busy schedule on both
tracks. The elite riders will be pushing it to the limits and the heat will take
a great toll on these motorcycle athletes.
"We have assembled an elite team of medical professionals from across the
country who are experts at motorcycle racing medicine. Although we have had
months of preparation and planning we hope for a trouble free weekend," he
While it is an expensive operation to logistically coordinate, together the
industry has supported this integral program, particularly Suzuki, IEG thank
them along with all of the other sponsors of the Suzuki RACESAFE service.
This weekend will see Racesafe working alongside St Johns Ambulance NT. No other
motorcycle event provides this type of cover and IEG are proud of their efforts
to provide riders the best medical protection possible.