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2017 East Coast MX Series: Rd 2 Results

8 months ago | Photos: MXphoto

Clear skies and sunny weather along with awesome track conditions in Canberra, and close to 400 race entries set the stage for Round 2 of the East Coast MX Series presented by Transmoto Dirt Bike Magazine. WA Riders Kyle Webster, Jayden Rykers and Jessica Moore invaded NSW for the top spots on the podium, with Webster and Rykers claiming the top 2 spots in the Pro Lites, and Jessica Moore finishing 2nd to Tori Dare in the Senior Women. The CRF Honda Team dominated the Pro classes with Joel Wightman (Pro Open) and Kyle Webster (Pro Lites) sweeping all 4 motos in their respective classes. However Webster had to earn every race win because Rykers was hounding him in every race. Husqvarna’s rising rookie star Riley Dukes claimed his best finish of the Series standing 3rd on the Pro Lites podium. Blake Fox continued his dominance in the stacked field of the 12-u14 85cc class. Fox being a year younger than his main rivals just shows his level of talent, and it must be a worry for his competitors. Local boys Connor and Jarrod Whitney stood 1 and 2 on top of the podium in the 14-u16 85cc class, with Connor Whitney also winning the feature race 12-u16 85cc Eliminator. Dante Hyam returned from a shoulder injury after missing the first round to win the younger 125cc class. CRF Honda rider Rhys Budd suffered a broken wrist and had to miss Rnd 2 in Canberra, but there was still a fierce battle for top honours between Johnny Bova and Hayden Matterson. Both riders sharing the top of the podium in the older 125cc and 250cc 4-stroke classes.

East Coast MX Rd 2 Class Winners 

Class

Number

Rider

Make

7 to u9 50cc

21

Pollard, Jacob

KTM

7 to u9 65cc

104

Wilson, Ryder

KTM

9 to u12 65cc

25

Campbell, Jyle

KTM

9 to u12 85cc

68

Snow, Jake

KAW

12 to u14 85cc

25

Fox, Blake

KTM

14 to u16 85cc

65

Whitney, Connor

KTM

13 u15 Junior Lites 2 stroke

92

Hyam, Dante

KTM

15 yr Junior Lites 2 stroke

284

Bova, John

KTM

Junior Lites 4 stroke

291

Matterson, Hayden

KTM

Clubman Lites

125

Towill, Zachary

KTM

Clubman Open

13

Wallace, Geoff

YAM

Pro Lites

96

Webster, Kyle

HON

Pro Open

30

Wightman, Joel

HON

30plus Vets

46

Hardcastle, Jarrad

YAM

Senior Women

170

Dare, Tori

YAM

The East Coast MX team would like to thank their sponsors Transmoto Dirt Bike Magazine, Alpinestars, Honda, Cobra, KTM, Husqvarna, Ipone Oils, Kenda Tyres, Scott Goggles, TeeNCee Graphics, Reality Design, Shock Treatment, Powerplus fuels, Herbalife24, F1 Moto, Octane, Ride Tribe, DBL Clothing, Hayters Sawmill, MX Photo.

WIN News Canberra caught up with Kyle Webster and Jayden Rykers on race day. It’s great to see the sport getting mainstream TV coverage.

The twenty-seventeen motocross season has continued in Canberra, With more than four-hundred riders kicking up the dust during Round Two of the East Coast motocross Championship

Posted by WIN News Canberra on Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Check out our other content from Round two:
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For more information, visit www.eastcoastmx.com.au.

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