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Kangaroo tries to race against a speeding superbike

This is the stunning moment a fearless kangaroo tries to race against a speeding motorbike, only to bounce off after almost colliding with the rider.

Photographs taken in Warwick, southeast Queensland, capture the marsupial bounding along the dusty track in chase of the superbike. 

The rider, Bryan Staring, was competing in the Australian Superbike Championships (ASBK) at Morgan Park Raceway when the kangaroo made its move.

This is the stunning moment a fearless kangaroo tries to race against a speeding motorbike, only to bounce off after almost colliding with the rider

An Australian biker has had a lucky escape on a race track after narrowly avoiding being wiped out by a bounding kangaroo

An Australian biker has had a lucky escape on a race track after narrowly avoiding being wiped out by a bounding kangaroo

Photographs taken in Warwick, southeast Queensland, capture the marsupial bounding along the dusty track in chase of the superbike

Photographs taken in Warwick, southeast Queensland, capture the marsupial bounding along the dusty track in chase of the superbike

The rider, Bryan Staring, was competing in the Australian Superbike Championships (ASBK) at Morgan Park Raceway when the kangaroo made its move

The rider, Bryan Staring, was competing in the Australian Superbike Championships (ASBK) at Morgan Park Raceway when the kangaroo made its move

Staring returned to the pits to check if his bike had been damaged, however the kangaroo didn’t appear to be overly concerned, according to MC News.

After confirming his bike was undamaged, he rejoined the track and managed to clock one of the fastest lap times of the weekend.

Sports photographer Andrew Gosling, who snapped the near-miss, said: ‘Fortunately he missed it but only just. It wouldn’t have been nice, he definitely would have ended up off the track.

‘It was quite a shock for him. Ordinarily when you crash it’s either your fault or another driver’s, but in this case, he had no control.’  

Dramatic images show the moment Bryan Staring, 30, came too close for comfort with the roo as he rounded a corner hitting 90km/hr in Queenslands Morgan Park race track

Dramatic images show the moment Bryan Staring, 30, came too close for comfort with the roo as he rounded a corner hitting 90km/hr in Queenslands Morgan Park race track

Sports photographer Andrew Gosling, captured the nail-biting scenes after noticing the spooked roo barreling into harms way on Sunday

Sports photographer Andrew Gosling, captured the nail-biting scenes after noticing the spooked roo barreling into harms way on Sunday

Dramatic images show the moment Bryan Staring, 30, (pic came too close for comfort with the roo as he rounded a corner hitting 90km/hr in Queenslands Morgan Park race track

Staring, 30, (pictured) from Perth, has been riding motorbikes for ‘as long as he can remember’ 

Staring, 30, from Perth, has been riding motorbikes for ‘as long as he can remember’.

Writing for Bike Review earlier this year, Staring said he was drawn to the Superbike Championships because of the ‘passion surrounding the series.’

‘It’s such a good time to return to racing in Australia, the series and the racing genuinely excites me,’ he wrote.

‘The competition is fantastic and I’d say there’s currently seven odd riders capable of winning any given race.’    

A kangaroo tried to race against a speeding superbike… but bounced off after almost colliding with a rider 

A kangaroo tried to race against a speeding superbike… but bounced off after almost colliding with a rider 

 

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