News 12 Oct 2019

Hayes opens AUS Supercross with Brisbane SX2 victory

Tanti and Blose lock out the top three in Queensland's opener.

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Serco Yamaha’s Jacob Hayes has opened the 2019 Australian Supercross Championship in Brisbane by securing victory in the SX2 category.

Josh Osby (Raceline KTM Thor) hit the front early on in main event one followed by Aaron Tanti (Serco Yamaha) and Wilson Todd (DPH Motorsport Husqvarna), while reigning champion and heat race winner Jay Wilson (Yamalube Yamaha Racing) went down with Chris Blose (Penrite Honda Racing) in turn one.

Kyle Webster (Penrite Pirelli CRF Honda Racing) and Bradley Taft (Empire Kawasaki) came together later in the race, as Osby captured victory ahead of Tanti and Hayes. Blose was fourth ahead of Mitchell Oldenburg (Penrite Honda Racing), followed by Todd, Wilson, Taft, Dylan Wills (Davey Motorsports KTM) and Webster.

In main event two, Todd emerged with the early lead over Hayes and Blose, however quickly relinquished the lead after going down, allowing the American duo to control the field, with Tanti holding third.

Hayes won the outing convincingly ahead of Blose and Tanti, as the top five was completed by Wilson and Osby. Positions six to 10 were taken out by Taft, Wills, Todd, Oldenburg and Webster.

Overall, Hayes was victorious for the round, joined on the podium by Serco Yamaha teammate Tanti, as Blose locked out the top three. Osby and Wilson were fourth and fifth respectively.

Detailed results