[News]

inisghts

MXN – Hervey Bay Insights

2 years ago

All the facts, none of the waffle. We’ve cut out the boring bits of all the race reports we receive and left you with the good stuff. These are the insights into Round 6 of the MX Nationals, held at Hervey Bay, Qld.

• Hervey Bay marked the beginning of the second half of the 10-round series, after a 6-week break.

• CDR Yamaha’s Lawson Bopping scored a 1-2-1 finish, resulting in his first ever victory in the MX Nationals, proving himself as a championship contender.

• Todd Waters finished second overall for the day, now sitting only 12 points behind championship leader Josh Coppins, who finished fourth overall at Hervey Bay.

• Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing’s Brad Anderson placed third overall after a consistent day of racing.

• Anderson and Bopping are now tied for third in the championship standings.

• JDR KTM’s Dan Reardon had his best result this year, finishing fifth overall for the round.

• Jay Marmont now sits eighth in the championship standings after being forced to miss the round, due to medical clearance not being granted. Marmont is now well out of contention to defend his title, sitting 145 points behind leader Josh Coppins.

• Serco Yamaha Metal Mulisha Racing’s Luke Styke’s 1-1-4 resulted with the overall first place in the MX2 class, securing a staggering 46 point lead in the championship after six of ten rounds.

• Styke’s teammate Kirk Gibbs had his best round for the season, finishing second overall.

• Taking third place overall was Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing’s Ford Dale, who maintains second in the championship standings.

• JDR KTM’s Josh Cachia won the final moto of the day, but only placed eighth overall for the round after suffering a DNF in the opening moto, due to a mechanical failure.

• Cheyne Boyd placed seventh overall for the day, but remains third in the championship standings with 297 points, closely followed by Josh Cachia with 296.

• Round 7 will take place in Horsham on July 15, with Coppins and Styke looking to hold on to their red plates, Marmont hoping to return to the series, and the likes of Bopping and Cachia fighting to make the championship podium.

Don’t forget to check out the full results on our online results page.

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

Features

4 hours ago
phillips-tt

Throwdown No.200 – 31/07/14

What’s happening in the world of dirt bikes this week?

Galleries

6 hours ago
godcountry_WEB2

Transmoto Exclusive: God’s Country

Transmoto exclusively presents to you God’s Country, featuring Sinclair, Strong, Carroll and Adelberg.

Features

1 day ago
hansen_monster

The World According To Josh Hansen

Josh Hansen talks X Games, Monster Cup and the crossover between racing supercross and FMX.

News

1 day ago
watagan_x

2014 Watagan Trail Bike Rally

Win a 2014-model WR450F at the 2014 Yamaha Watagan Trail Bike Rally, taking place August 9-10.

Features

2 days ago
cti_custom_kneebrace_rotator_revision

WIN! 1 CTi Custom Kneebrace

Thanks to Gall Bros Medical, we’re giving you the chance to win 1 CTi Custom Kneebrace via Instagram.

News

2 days ago
rutledge1

Rutledge 2nd In 2014 WMX World Championship

Australia’s Meghan Rutledge finished the 2014 FIM Women’s World MX Championship in second.

Galleries

2 days ago
mcneil

Jarryd McNeil & Washougal MX

Australian FMX sensation, 23-year-old Jarryd McNeil, placed 25th Overall at Washougal’s MX round.

Features

2 days ago
mxgp_insider_2014

MXGP Insider No.24: Tixier’s Hopes

Going into the Czech GP, the questions were all about whether Tixier could win in Herlings’ absence.