With Aussies only a week away, riders all around Australia are getting their last minute practice in with State Series, Club racing and more to make sure they’re in tip top shape.
BMX South Australia had the second and third rounds of their State Series over the weekend with many aspiring riders getting some final practice in before the trip across for the start of the Aussies on Monday, March 19.
A total of 354 riders hit the track at the BMX Clubs of Tea Tree Gully and Happy Valley ensuring that there was a fierce competition throughout the entire weekend of racing.
12 years old, Trey Tuffin from Happy Valley BMX Club is the current 1A for SA and is getting ready for a big Nationals. He seems to be in fine form with a comprehensive victory in his class winning all his moto’s and the finals on not just round two but also round three! Keep an eye out at the Aussies for this exciting class full of future stars of our sport.
Another rider who is finding their feet before the trip across to the far west included male Superclass rider, James Smith. Flying through his motos and the final to take not only the top spot at Tea Tree Gully BMX Club but at Happy Valley BMX Club the next day. He will be one to watch when the best male racers hit Bunbury in seven days’ time.
(Pic sourced from Tea Tree Gully Facebook page)
In west Wodonga, Victoria, round four of the State Series also known as “The Battle on the Border”, was the last chance for Victorian riders to get their preparations ready for Nationals. Enjoying the Victorian long weekend, 196 entries hit the Border BMX Club track on Sunday March 11 and the results were very impressive.
The Sala brothers from Knox BMX Club will be fierce competitors when Australia descends on Bunbury BMX Club with both Harrison (14 boys) and Brenden (11 boys) winning their respective classes. Harrison also had a crack at the Superclass men’s and finished third out of 13 riders.
A whopping 347 riders were battling it out at Cooloola BMX Club with the fifth round of the Oxley Cycles Shootout Series on Saturday March 10.
After a horror crash in the Elite men’s final in round one of the National Series at Penrith BMX Club, Matt Krasevskis from Ipswich West Moreton BMX Club, has bounced back to produce a spectacular performance in the men’s Superclass event. Winning all his motos and finals, his injuries seem to have well and truly healed.
With Kai Sakakibara not attending the National Championships in Bunbury, the podium is well and truly open for the rest of this talented class including Krasevskis and Caboolture BMX Club rider Corey Frieswyk.
For all the results from the above events as well as other BMX racing that occurred over the weekend. Check out the links below!
2018 BMXSA State Series Rd 2 Tea Tree Gully BMX Club – CLICK HERE
2018 BMXSA State Series Rd 3 Happy Valley BMX Club – CLICK HERE
2018 Battle on the Border – CLICK HERE
2018 Oxley Cycles Shootout Series Rd 5 Cooloola BMX Club – CLICK HERE
Westside BMX Club racing – CLICK HERE
Southern Districts BMX Club Night Semester 1 – CLICK HERE
Rd1 Bunbury Week 7 – CLICK HERE
Pine River S1 Rd3 – CLICK HERE
Southside Rd1 W6 – CLICK HERE
2018 Biloela Bananza – CLICK HERE
2018 BMXNSW Lake Macquarie Open (City) – CLICK HERE