News 12 Nov 2011

Marmont and Faith top Super X qualifying sessions in Maitland

Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing's Gavin Faith was fastest in qualifying at Maitland. Image: Alex Gobert.

Qualifying is complete for the Monster Energy Super X, Australasian Supercross Championship, here in Maitland, New South Wales.

CDR Rockstar Energy Drink Yamaha’s Jay Marmont topped the session, as he did earlier during practice, with a 29.401 to head JDR Motorex KTM’s Dan Reardon and Raceline Pirelli Suzuki’s Lawson Bopping.

Reardon was the only rider apart from Marmont in the 29s, while the gap between Bopping in third and Craig Anderson (Berry Sweet Strawberries Honda) in 10th was just over half a second.

The Pro Lites session saw American Gavin Faith lead for Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing, the only rider in the 29s, while Brenden Harrison (JDR Motorex KTM) was second and Dean Ferris (Monster Kawasaki) third.

Series leader Matt Moss was fourth for JDR Motorex KTM, leading the series by just three points over Harrison entering tonight’s proceedings.

2011 Monster Energy Super X, Australasian Supercross Championship
Round Four – Maitland, NSW

Pro Open Qualifying:
1. Jay Marmont 29.401
2. Dan Reardon 29.627
3. Lawson Bopping 30.179
4. Daniel McCoy 30.213
5. Cody Mackie 30.303
6. Chris Blose 30.410
7. Billy Mackenzie 30.479
8. Tye Simmonds 30.506
9. Todd Waters 30.654
10. Craig Anderson 30.807

Pro Lites Qualifying:
1. Gavin Faith 29.846
2. Brenden Harrison 30.104
3. Dean Ferris 30.220
4. Matt Moss 30.276
5. Adam Monea 30.280
6. Luke Styke 30.682
7. Kirk Gibbs 31.134
8. Luke Arbon 31.154
9. Kim Ashkenazi 31.374
10. Steven Clark 31.456