[News]

4_Man_Mixed_Winners

2012 TRANSMOTO 12-HOUR IN THE BAG

3 years ago

The 2012 Transmoto 12-Hour powered by Insure My Ride is now completed and provided a fun an challenging day for all involved.

With Mother Nature reeking havoc on the area around Batemans Bay and forcing the 12-Hour to be postponed last month, she was again unrelenting in the lead up to the event, staging a severe downpour. Thankfully the creeks around the property subsided enough and the call was made to run it.

Overlooking the pits the night before the event

After competing in last year’s event, Mick from Shepparton was back for more.

Out of the grasstrack and into the single trail.

More than 350 riders enjoyed what ended up being perfect conditions on the day – race day saw mid-twenty degree temperatures and not a drop of rain in sight. The unpredictable weather in the Batemans Bay region leading up to the event, which forced a last-minute rethink of the course layout, turned out to be a blessing in disguise and competitors enjoyed an amazing track that was a great mix of winding single track and open grass track.

This year we had competition in every class. Victors in the Mixed 4 Class were the 2-Bangers team, who won over two other competing teams, the Underdogs and 50/50. While in the Mens 4 Class there was a heated battle with Detour #1 and The Flying Fourskins, with Detour #1 pulling ahead in the last few hours of racing.

The results weren’t so close in the Mens Pairs, with Yeah Almost – who featured Pro Rider Luka Bussa – securing the title over Sportscamera.com.au team by nearly a minute.

However, the stars of the event have to be the Ironman riders with eventual winner Nathan Fuller stealing a last-minute victory over Chris Warwick, winning 21 laps to 20.

Mixed 4 Class winners, the 2-Bangers.

Mens 4 Class winners Detour #1 claiming victory

Mens Pairs winners, Adam Riemann and Luka Bussa.

Although not an official award, the overall victory would have gone to team Yeah Almost who managed to knock over 27 laps, three minutes faster than their nearest rivals in the Detour #1 team. An impressive result when you consider Yeah Almost was a two-man team.

The fastest lap of the event was Glenn Kearney of The Flying Fourskins who clocked a 17:22.

See the full results on our results page. And for more images check out our online gallery

We’d also like to once again thank the tireless effort from the Nowra District Motorcycle Club officials for their work across the weekend, as well as the events sponsors, Teknik, The Tool Store, Prorider KTM, MX1 Australia, Mydrade, Scott Goggles, John Titman Racing, Good Head Beer, Kenda Tyres, Lucas Oils and of course, Insure My Ride.

Be the first to comment...

You might also like...

News

21 hours ago
PHILLIPS_CHILE

EWC: Phillips goes 3-8 in Chile

Australia’s Matt Phillips goes 3-8 at opening Enduro World Championship (EWC) rounds of 2015.

News

22 hours ago
hedleyresults

AORC: Green & Price win at Hedley

Yamaha’s Josh Green and KTM’s Toby Price taste AORC victory in Hedley, Victoria.

Galleries

1 day ago
rvtrentinocrash

Video: RV’s MXGP of Trentino Crash

Kawasaki-mounted American, Ryan Villopoto, goes down hard at the 2015 MXGP of Trentino.

Galleries

1 day ago
mxgptrentino

Highlights: 2015 MXGP of Trentino

Check out the highlights from the fourth round of the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship.

Galleries

1 day ago
WWHC

Video: God’s Country FMX Sessions

God’s Country freestyle motocross sessions featuring Truman Carroll, Jake Holloway and Tom Robinson.

Galleries

1 day ago
250sxpileupsantaclara

Video: Santa Clara 250SX Pile-Up

A huge pile-up collects a bunch of riders on the first straight of the 250SX Main Event at Santa Clara.

Galleries

1 day ago
santaclara_highlights

Highlights: Santa Clara Supercross

Check out the highlights from Round 15 of the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series.

Galleries

4 days ago
pastrana_flip_video

Video: Pastrana’s Double Backflip Crash

Travis Pastrana attempts his first Double Backflip in four years alongside Australia’s Josh Sheehan.