24 January 1987 |
|Current team||Tyco Suzuki|
Joshua "Josh" Waters is a motorcycle racer from Australia, who currently competes in the British Superbike Championship for Tyco Suzuki aboard a Suzuki GSX-R1000. He is a two-time and reigning Australian Superbike Champion having won the 2009 & 2012 championship for Team Suzuki Australia, finishing 13.5 points ahead of Honda rider Wayne Maxwell in 2012. He has also competed in the Australian 125GP Championship (where he was champion in 2003), the Australian Supersport Championship and the Superbike World Championship.
Having started racing at the age of five, Waters had already won his first national championship by the age of six and begun his road racing career by the age 2000. Other accolades include coming 3rd at the Macau 125GP (2003), Wildcard entry into the Phillip Island round of World 125GP Championship (2003), Wildcard entry into the Phillip Island round of World 250GP Championship (2004), 1st - Philip Island 8 hour Endurance with Team Suzuki Australia (2011). Josh has also ridden for the Yoshimura Racing Team where he finished second in the 2011 Suzuka 8 Hours aboard a Suzuki GSX-R1000 and represented them in three rounds of the Superbike World Championship.
BRITISH SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP (BSB) In 2013 he moved across to the British Superbike Championship and initially raced for the Milwaukee Yamaha race team but was replaced by Tommy Bridewell for the final few rounds of the season. After having piloted a BMW S1000RR at the Le-Mans 24 hour race he joined the Halsall Race Team for the final two rounds of the British Superbike Championship aboard a Kawasaki ZX-10R. Waters ended the season in 13th position overall. Following the 2013 British Superbike Championship Josh has since signed on with Tyco Suzuki and will ride a Suzuki GSX-R1000 for the 2014 season.
At brands hatch round five of the 2014 championship in british superbikes he wins his first race