Features 7 Nov 2012

Fan Guide: 2012 Australian Supercross Rd3 Toowoomba

MotoOnline.com.au has the ultimate guide to Toowoomba's third round of the ASX series.

The 2012 Terex Australian Supercross Championships heads north this weekend to Toowoomba in Queensland for its third round of racing action.

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jay Marmont leads the SX Open class into this weekend’s event after taking the round one victory and backing it up with a solid second place finish at Phillip Island’s round two.

CDR Yamaha’s Dan McCoy maintains his second place overall placing with another podium finish in Phillip Island, while CDR Yamaha’s Lawson Bopping makes the jump into third overall in the standings.

TwoTwo Motorsports’ Chad Reed scored the Phillip Island premier class win and will the rider to watch at Toowoomba as he makes battles it out with the likes of Marmont and McCoy.

Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing’s Gavin Faith maintains series lead in the SX Lites class, the American rider winning both rounds one and two convincingly.

BCP Fox Honda’s Geran Stapleton jumped himself into second spot overall with his Phillip Island second place finish, unfortunately the Victorian was injured in a recent practice crash and will be out for the season.

Rounding out the top three is SX Lites veteran and JDR/KTM Factory Racing’s Ryan Marmont, the Wollongong native used a strong podium performance at Phillip Island to make his move up the ladder.

In the Under 19s division Honda mounted Hayden Mellross leads the charge, closely following in second place is Raceline Pirelli Suzuki’s Jay Wilson and the KTM 250 SX two-stroke mounted Kale Makeham sits in third.

MotoOnline.com.au will compile an official pre-race Fan Guide ahead of every round in 2012.

Circuit Location:

Glenvale Road, Toowoomba, QLD.

Event Entry:

Grand stand: ALL $40.00 (NO EARLY BIRD)
Family or four: $90.00
Adult: $35.00
Child: $25.00

Current Standings:

SX Open Championship Standings (after 2 of 4 rounds):
1. Jay MARMONT 47
2. Daniel McCOY 42
3. Lawson BOPPING 36
4. Jake MOSS 36
5. Todd WATERS 30
6. Tye SIMMONDS 30
7. Chad REED 25
8. Cheyne BOYD 25
9. Billy MACKENZIE 25
10. Jacob WRIGHT 22
11. Matt HAWORTH 18
12. Craig ANDERSON 18
13. Sam DUNCANSON 17
14. Ben TOWNLEY 13
15. Jason REED 13
16. Nicholas GECK 8
17. Luke WILSON 8
18. Nathan BROCHTRUP 7
19. Tim VARE 5
20. Justin CARAFA 4
21. Chris CAMILLERI 2

SX Lites Championship Standings (after 2 of 4 rounds):
1. Gavin FAITH 50
2. Geran STAPLETON 37
3. Ryan MARMONT 36
4. Steven CLARKE 36
5. Kade MOSIG 33
6. Scott COLOUMB 28
7. Luke CLOUT 23
8. Nicholas SUTHERLAND 22
9. Luke STYKE 20
10. James BOOTH ELLIOTT 18
11. Kim ASHKENAZI 18
12. Mitchell NORRIS 15
13. Tristan CACHIA 14
14. Keiron HALL 14
15. Taylor POTTER 13
16. Casey TURNER 11
17. Lincoln NICOL 10
18. David MELLISH 10
19. Corey LUCAS 9
20. Rickie GIRDWOOD 8
21. Errol WILLIS 6
22. Christopher PLOUFFE 5

Under 19s Championship Standings (after 2 of 4 rounds):
1. Hayden MELLROSS 50
2. Jay WILSON 38
3. Kale MAKEHAM 38
4. Ben GEORGE 36
5. Corey JAMES 32
6. Nick SCOTT 29
7. Sam MARTIN 28
8. Dylan LONG 22
9. Joel EVANS 19
10. Daniel BANKS 19
11. Meghan RUTLEDGE 15
12. Elijah WIESE 13
13. Jake VELLA 13
14. Aaron HART 12
15. Jake DONAHER 12
16. Jack SIMPSON 11
17. Jarrad DAVIS 10
18. Billy JACKSON 9
19. Mitchell NICHOLS 6
20. Tyson CHERRY 5
21. Travis FLACK 5
22. Levi ADDISON 4
23. Jordan NOLES 4
24. Jett ANDERSON 3
25. Brodie DAVIDSON 3

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2012 Series Calendar:

Rd1 – 13 October – Dubbo, NSW
Rd2 – 27-28 October – Phillip Island, VIC
Rd3 – 10 November – Toowoomba, QLD
Rd4 – 17 Novemeber – Newcastle, NSW

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