News 30 Sep 2019

AJMX heats and finals commence in South Australia

Gillman serves up technical circuit on day one of racing.

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The opening rounds of heats and finals commenced on day two of the 2019 KTM Australian Junior Motocross Championship (AJMX) at Gillman in South Australia.

It was a dominant performance from Alex Larwood in the first Junior Lites 15 Years final, as the South Australian stretched out a 28-second lead on his way to victory over Blake Fox and Ben Novak.

Larwood and Fox met again in the 125cc 15 Years class, with the local favourite securing top honours, this time over Queenslander Levi Rogers, as Fox completed the podium.

The Junior Lites 13-U15 Years class raced two finals today, the first going the way of Cooper Holroyd, who finished ahead of Ryan Alexanderson and Kobe Drew. Brad West captured victory in the second outing alongside Thynan Kean and Brock Flynn.

In heat one of the 125cc 12-U15 Years category, Liam Atkinson stormed to P1 in a convincing win over fellow Western Australians Flynn and Jake Turner, as Alexanderson defeated Jett Burgess-Stevens and Ryder Kingsford in heat two.

Final one of the Mini Lites BW 14-U16 Years division saw Hunter Collins pull a five-second lead on Ben Novak to clinch the top spot, with Zachary Watson completing the rostrum.

Kingsford earned top honours in Mini Lites BW 12-U14 Years heat one, joined in the first three by Seth Burchell and Dylan Walsh, while heat two was taken out by Braden Plath, Burgess-Stevens and Drew.

Jet Alsop reigned in supreme in heat one of the Mini Lites SW 9-U12 Years class, finishing ahead of Kayd Kingsford and Kayden Minear, as heat two was won by Liam Owens over Koby Hantis and Hixson McCinnes. Heats three and four were granted to Alsop and Minear.

Charli Cannon earned a commanding win in the opening Junior Lites 13-U16 Years Girls final, defeating Taylor Thompson and Taylah McCutcheon – the trio finishing in the same positions in final two. In the Mini Lites BW 12-U15 Years Girls final one, Cannon earned another victory, as McCutcheon got the better of Thompson to finish second and third respectively.

Minear claimed a dominant opening final win the 65cc 10-U12 Years division, as Jobe Dunne, Cooper Ford, Jack Burton and Cooper Downing won heats one to four in the 65cc 7-U10 Years class. Mason Brown was victorious in the 50cc Division 2 7-U9 Years class. Racing resumes tomorrow with more heats and finals.

Detailed results

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