A joint venture between Motorcycling Australia, the Bancell Family and various Motorcycle Accessory Suppliers / Manufacturers, the Reece Bancell Scholarship was established to honour Reece Bancell and to assist and develop young riders with product and financial aid to compete in the Australian Road Race Championships.
The Reece Bancell Scholarhip was also established in conjunction with the Reece Bancell Memorial Association, a registered Charity and Fundraising organisation which will endeavour to assist riders and their families in the event of serious or fatal accidents and to assist in rider training and safety.
The Reece Bancell Scholarship was awarded annually to a rider competing in the Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) to assist them in contesting in the following year’s ASBK Championship.
The Reece Bancell Scholarship was made available to riders from any class, with the recipient selected based on the rider’s professionalism and performance, as well as on the following criteria and guidelines:
The assessment panel consisted of representatives from the Bancell Family, MA as well as the motorcycling industry and selected motorcycling media.
2012: Michael Lockart
2011: Michael Jones
2010: Ryan Dymond
2009: Rick Olson
2008: Cameron Keevers
2007: Christian Casella
2006: Daniel Figueiredo
2005: Gareth Jones