we had a massive one with state rounds, and local club racing all wrapped up for your delight. Enjoy!
Kicking off our weekend wrap, we start with the fourth round of the 2018 Oxley Cycles Shootout Series at Ipswich West Moreton BMX Club. In total there was 559 entries across the board, with all riders searching for a top result.
After winning the elite men’s Oceania Championships in Bunbury, Western Australia. Caboolture BMX Club rider, Corey Frieswyk continued his winning ways with a win in the men’s 14+ Superclass event. Close on his tail was hometown hero, Matt Krasevskis and Pine Rivers standout Kye Affoo, who wrapped up the podium.
Coming home after a solid quarterfinal finish in the second round of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup in France, Sara Jones convincingly won all her motos and finals to win the women’s superclass over the weekend. Meanwhile 2018 elite women’s national champion Erin Lockwood followed in second with 16-year-old Des’Ree Barnes concluding the top three finishers.
Check out these cracking images from a great day of racing!
There was an outstanding amount of talent on the track at Ipswich West Moreton BMX club and for the full list of results click HERE.
Another Queensland BMX Club who hosted competitive racing over the weekend was Proserpine BMX Club, who held their ‘Super Saturday’ event. Trying to nab a slice of glory were 108 riders across 21 classes.
A large number of riders were flawless all day, never missing the mark and winning all of their motos and finals. These include; Joel Raward (8-Boys), Ellie Skinner (8-Girls), Callum Andersen (9-Boys), Grace Clarke (9-Girls), Hunter Boschen (10-Boys + 8-10 Boys Cruiser), Laura Dibben (10-Girls), Brandon Skinner (11-Boys), Sierra Ebert (11-Girls), Wilson Wray (13-Boys), Isabella Allan (14-Girls), Byron Chauntler (16-Boys), Connor Parish (11-12 Boys Cruiser), Brett Wilson (40-44 Mens Cruiser) and Katie Van Zanden in the Womens 14+ Superclass.
A special mention should go to 13 years of age, Isabella Allen who won the 14-girls class – not bad when riding up an age! To see all the fantastic results from Proserpine BMX Club head to this link HERE.
As with all BMX event, much effort went into the organising of this event especially with the threat of weather of their minds. Check out the thankyou post from their facebook post below.
Across to the other side of Australia and Southside BMX Club, Western Australia held their Round 1 Week 7 day of racing. Predominantly from the hosting club, 92 riders attacked the track in a battle for the fastest around the track.
Visiting riders had some tough competition but one in particular rose to the challenge to take the win under the home clubs nose. Zavier Hawira from nearby club Eastern Goldfields BMX won three out of his four motos to take first place in the 13-14 Boys class. Well done, Zavier!
For full results on Southside’s weekend of BMX click HERE.
Heading into Sunday action, Macarthur BMX Club held the second round of the NSW State Series. It was a day for our 2018 junior elite national champions, with Lake Macquarie BMX Club rider Nathaniel Rodway and Castle Hill’s Ashlee Miller winning their respective Superclass races.
Another successful national champion was Noah Elton from Terrigal BMX Club in the 12-Boys. He raced against #2A rival Cooper Fox from Southlake/Illawarra BMX Club, once again getting the job done. For a full list of results click HERE.
Victoria also had their fair share of racing over the weekend with Mildura BMX Club’s Open event on show. Across 17 classes the host club scored four wins, with those crossing first including: Lachlan Smith (10-Expert-Boys), Cameron Smith (12-Expert-Boys), Frankee-Mae Keenan (12-Expert-Girls) and Chloe Helms in the 15-Girls.
The track, was in tip-top form too!
For all the results from their race day click HERE.
To wrap up our weekend of BMX, we head back over to Western Australia where Byford BMX Club held the fourth round of the BMXWA Super Series. A total of 480 entrants made a fantastic spread of racing for all classes.
There were incredible results all day ranging throughout all ages competiting. Corey Taylor from Woorree Park BMX was up to his usual antics winning the 16-Boys while Joshua Cooke from Hills BMX club won not only the 17-29 but also the 17-29 Cruiser.
To see the full results from Byford BMX Club, click HERE.
Check out the Byford BMX Club community and the photos they have shared in the post below.
Well done to all those who raced around Australia. To see the full list of results from all the events over the weekend check out the links below.
Featured Image: Bruce Morris – Lux BMX photos