Features 30 Oct 2017

Breakdown: 2017 AUS Supercross Rd3 Virginia

The vitals from round three of Australian supercross in South Australia.

MotoOnline.com.au breaks down the specifics from race day at round three of the 2017 Australian Supercross Championship in Virginia, South Australia.

SX1

Image: Jeremy Hammer (Foremost Media).

Heat one results:
1. Dean FERRIS
2. Todd WATERS
3. Nathan CRAWFORD
4. Jesse DOBSON
5. Robbie MARSHALL
6. Nick SCHMIDT
7. Luke WILSON

Race time: 5m0.463s
Margin of victory: 1.041s
Laps completed: 7
Fastest lap: Dean FERRIS 42.576s

Heat two results:
1. Justin BRAYTON
2. Luke CLOUT
3. Dylan LONG
4. Joel WIGHTMAN
5. Daniel HERRLEIN
6. Kade MOSIG
7. Daniel REARDON
8. Warren CARROLL

Race time: 4m52.258s
Margin of victory: 8.617
Laps completed: 7
Fastest lap: Justin BRAYTON 41.605s

Main event results:
1. Justin BRAYTON
2. Dylan LONG
3. Kade MOSIG
4. Dean FERRIS
5. Daniel REARDON
6. Nathan CRAWFORD
7. Todd WATERS
8. Jesse DOBSON
9. Daniel HERRLEIN
10. Nick SCHMIDT
11. Robbie MARSHALL
12. Joel WIGHTMAN
13. Luke CLOUT
14. Warren CARROLL

Race time: 14m12.007s
Margin of victory: 4.552
Laps completed: 20
Fastest lap: Justin BRAYTON 41.717s

Championship standings:
1. Justin BRAYTON 75
2. Dean FERRIS 62
3. Dylan LONG 54
4. Daniel REARDON 52
5. Todd WATERS 50
6. Kade MOSIG 43
7. Nathan CRAWFORD 43
8. Luke CLOUT 40
9. Nick SCHMIDT 33
10. Daniel HERRLEIN 32
11. Joel WIGHTMAN 29
12. Cheyne BOYD 24
13. Jesse DOBSON 22
14. Robbie MARSHALL 17
15. Luke WILSON 17
16. Warren CARROLL 7
17. Geran STAPLETON 6
18. Jamie HARVEY 5
19. Matt HAWORTH 0

Verdict:
It was another flawless run for Penrite Honda Racing’s Justin Brayton, who once again led from start to finish to wrap up his third-consecutive victory, extending his points advantage to 13 in the process. CDR Yamaha’s Dylan Long rose to the occasion for second of Kade Mosig (DPH Motorsport Yamaha) in third. Fourth was credited to Dean Ferris (CDR Yamaha), who fought back from near last after being involved in a lap incident, as the top five was rounded out by Mega Fuels Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Dan Reardon.

SX2

Image: Jeremy Hammer (Foremost Media).

Heat one results:
1. Dylan WILLS
2. Jay WILSON
3. Gavin FAITH
4. Egan MASTIN
5. Jesse MADDEN
6. Nick SUTHERLAND
7. Morgan FOGARTY
8. James BROWN
9. Ricky LATIMER
10. Lochie LATIMER
11. Jordan WATERS
12. John PRUTTI
13. Caleb GOULLET

Race time: 5m3.841s
Margin of victory: 0.817s
Laps completed: 7
Fastest lap: Jay WILSON 43.059s

Heat two results:
1. Wilson TODD
2. Jackson RICHARDSON
3. Mitchell EVANS
4. Connor TIERNEY
5. Aaron TANTI
6. Taylor POTTER
7. Bailey MALKIEWICZ
8. Geran STAPLETON
9. Jye DICKSON
10. Callum NORTON
11. Jake CAHIR
12. Chandler BURNS
13. Cooper POZNIAK
14. Joshua BREWSTER

Race time: 4m57.636s
Margin of victory: 1.531s
Laps completed: 7
Fastest lap: Jackson RICHARDSON 41.699

Main event results:
1. Wilson TODD
2. Jackson RICHARDSON
3. Dylan WILLS
4. Mitchell EVANS
5. Gavin FAITH
6. Geran STAPLETON
7. Connor TIERNEY
8. Jay WILSON
9. Aaron TANTI
10. Taylor POTTER
11. Nick SUTHERLAND
12. Egan MASTIN
13. Bailey MALKIEWICZ
14. Jye DICKSON
15. Morgan FOGARTY
16. Ricky LATIMER
17. Jesse MADDEN
18. Lochie LATIMER
19. James BROWN

Race time: 10m41.248s
Margin of victory: 6.773
Laps completed: 15
Fastest lap: Wilson TODD42.159s

Championship standings:
1. Gavin FAITH 63
2. Wilson TODD 61
3. Jackson RICHARDSON 59
4. Dylan WILLS 52
5. Jay WILSON 47
6. Mitchell EVANS 38
7. Connor TIERNEY 35
8. Geran STAPLETON 33
9. Taylor POTTER 30
10. Aaron TANTI 29
11. Hayden MELLROSS 25
12. Nick SUTHERLAND 23
13. Egan MASTIN 23
14. Cooper POZNIAK 22
15. Callum NORTON 21
16. Jesse MADDEN 20
17. Morgan FOGARTY 15
18. Ricky LATIMER 12
19. Kyle WEBSTER 10
20. Jye DICKSON 9

Verdict:
DPH Motorsport Yamaha’s Wilson Todd continued his brilliant run from qualifying and heats into the main, charging to a commanding victory, marking his first in the discipline of supercross. Defending champion Jackson Richardson (Serco Yamaha) positioned himself in second, as Dyson Motorsports’ Dylan Wills was a highly-impressive third. Serco Yamaha’s Mitch Evans bounced back from a disappointing round two to take fourth ahead of Gavin Faith (Penrite Honda Racing), who still controls the championship by a slender two points.

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