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Take a minute to read up on the BMX action that went on around Australia last weekend.  

Hello and welcome to another wrap up of BMX around Australia over the weekend. A massive score of riders were out and about during the final weekend of April determined to continue hitting the track and loving their BMX racing.

Included in the wrap is Burdekin BMX Club’s Carnival, another instalment of Southside BMX Club’s Round 1 season, The NSW State Series at Bathurst BMX Club as well as the Sunshine Coast Scorcher and Subaru’s Sunbury Stars Open. Without any further ado, read on!

 Saturday, April 28

The April carnival at Burdekin BMX Club had 167 riders from competitive classes to participation having a go and giving it their all while enjoying their time on the track.

There was a large contingent of riders producing outstanding results including Deon McIntosh from Burdekin BMX Club winning his motos and his finals to take out the top spot on the podium.

Other hometown winners includes Lachlan Mills (11-12 Boys Cruisers) and Bradley McIntosh (30+ Men’s Cruiser).

For a full list of results – CLICK HERE

Across to Western Australia and Southside BMX Club had their 9th Week of Round 1 in their BMX racing season. Over 100 riders from various clubs around WA took to the track but it was the club riders from Southside who used their advantage to dominate the day.

The visiting riders to cause an upset on the day included Flynn Phillips from the Hill BMX Club winning the 13-14 years class as well as Rockingham BMX Club rider, Neave Knight winning the Open Girls class.

For a full list of results – CLICK HERE

Sunday, April 29

Starting off the racing on Sunday was the third round of the 2018 BMXNSW State Series at Bathurst BMX Club. A total of 44 classes hit the track including our special participation riders in the Sprockets.

One race in particular that came down to the finish line was the Superclass Women’s final between former elite women’s National Champion, Leanna Curtis from Southlake/Illawarra BMX Club and junior elite women’s national champion Ashlee Miller from Castle Hill BMX Club. Check it out in the video below!

Another exciting race was the 14-Boys class with Lachlan Moore from Maitland Tenambit BMX Club winning in spectacular fashion. Watch that race below!

Covering the third round of the State Series was local newspaper, The Western Advocate. Have a quick read which includes an interview with Bathurst BMX Club president, Michael Breen and rider Hayley Wolfenden.

For the full story from the Western Advocate – CLICK HERE

Well done to Mick Carruthers who managed to film every single final and put it on YouTube. Check out the full playlist – HERE!

For a full list of results – CLICK HERE

Heading to the Sunshine Coast, the local BMX Club held their open day and the Queensland BMX family jumped at the chance for more racing.

Check out some of the photo’s that were taken during a brilliant day of BMX.

Winning every single race you enter in at an event is always a special feeling. Everything is going right for you as soon as the gate drops and your speed through the track is unmatched. The riders below had one of these special days and include;

  • Joel Clark, Nerang BMX Club (Superclass Men)
  • Matilda Guy, Ashmore BMX Club (8-Girls)
  • Nate Maroske, Ipswich West Moreton BMX Club (10-Boys)
  • Shae McClellan, Centenary Plains BMX Club (13-Girls)
  • Annalece Mengel, Sunshine Coast BMX Club (14-Girls)
  • Thomas Tucker, Pine Rivers BMX Club (15-Boys)
  • Tenniele Botfield, Pine Rivers BMX Club (17-24 Women)
  • Tylier Barnes, Nerang BMX Club (17-24 Men)
  • Glen Holmlund, Pine Rivers BMX Club (45-49 Men)
  • Charlotte Guy, Ashmore BMX Club (11-12 Girls Cruiser)
  • Aliesha Carter, Sunshine Coast BMX Club (17-24 Women Cruiser)
  • Jason Nowland, Ashmore BMX Club (45-49 Men Cruiser)

Well done to each and every rider who may not have won all their motos but still finished on the top of the podium. For a full list of results – CLICK HERE

Wrapping up our weekend of racing is the Subaru Sunbury Stars Open at Sunbury BMX Club. A whopping 318 riders were on the track on a day that had everything from fantastic racing to a friendly, fun and welcoming atmosphere which always occurs when our BMXA family comes together.

Check out their Facebook post below!

The hometown heroes of the day include Ollie Philp (8 Expert-Boys), Tyla Hall (9 Expert-Boys), Dylan Kenny (10-11 Novice-Girls/Boys), Kane Stewart (15-Boys), Coolum Linane (17-29 Men), Brian Slatter (30-39 Men’s Open Wheel), Trevor Webber (Retro 30+), Samuel Todd (Junior Retro) and Joshua Soderman (Senior Cruiser).

For a full list of results – CLICK HERE.

That’s a wrap of our weekend of BMX racing. Well done to all riders and we wish any fallen riders all the best in their road to recovery.