Day of racing decides results
THE JUNIOR and senior moto-x riders from the Hervey Bay Mini Bike Scramble Club celebrated their success as their end-of-year presentation marked the conclusion of eight great rounds of racing yesterday.
Some of the divisions went down to the wire which added an extra edge to yesterday’s races.
In the 50cc division, Blake Tippo from Burrum Heads was the winner of the race yesterday.
Jordan Argus was second and Tristan Knights was third.
In the overall results, Tippo won the class. Billy Neville was in second place and Argus was third.
In the 65cc division, Seth Muller was first with Jack Larter second and Riley Estcourt third.
The overall results were the same with Muller in first place, Larter in second place and Estcourt in third place.
The mini lites 9-11 class saw Muller come first while Estcourt was second.
In the overall results, Muller was first with Ty Palmer-Lindsay in second place and Estcourt in third place.
In the 85cc 12 to 15 class, Hervey Bay’s Corey Abood was first.
Hamish McGrath was second and Ben Cook was third in yesterday’s racing.
Overall, Abood finished first in the class with Ben Cook second and Brody Downes third. Just one point separated second and third position.
In the junior lites 13 to 15 class, Abood won yesterday’s race. Dylan Westaway was second and Maryborough’s Kyle Shay, who also won the award for most improved, was third.
Shay was first overall in the division while Kieran Jones was second and Kevin Grover was third.
In the senior lites, Hervey Bay’s Shane Little was first in yesterday’s race. He narrowly beat Brad Thompson and Thomas Best came third.
In the overall results, Little was first, Hervey Bay’s Nathan Delfs was second and Thompson was third.
Yesterday’s senior open race saw the return of several competitors, including Shane Groves. Groves is a soldier and lives in Townsville but came back to the Bay to visit his parents for Christmas and decided to ride in the final round.
He came third in the race.
Lee Voss, who came first in the race, was also making his return to moto-x after a long stint on the sidelines after knee surgery.
Jason Glanville was second.
In the overall results, Stephen Estcourt was first. Noel Donahue was second and Reece Westle was third.
Jake Simpson was first in the clubman lites with Ryan Doyle second and Kevin Grover third.
In the overall results, Delfs was first, Simpson was second and Little was third.
In the clubman open event, Casey Ford was first in yesterday’s racing. Thomas Best from the Sunshine Coast was second and Michael Horninge was third.
Ford was first overall with Horninge in second place and Luke Stougall in third place.
Yesterday’s veterans 30-39 race saw Maryborough’s Scott Watson come first with Barry Gilbert second and Horninge third.
The overall results saw Horninge come first, Shane Bausch come second and Gary Bender come third.
The veterans 40 plus class saw Mark Camilleri come first in yesterday’s racing with Bundaberg’s Chris Gilgen in second place and Hervey Bay’s Dean O’Dorica in third place.
Camilleri was first in overall results with O’Dorica in second place and Estcourt in third place.
The ladies event was won by Kaitlyn Tracey.
Barry Gilbert won both yesterday’s race and the overall award for the quad class yesterday. Reno Moras was second in yesterday’s racing and overall. Scott Nichols was third yesterday while Jason Burton was third in the overall tally.
The enduro class was won by Chris Gilgen yesterday with Rodney Strutz in second place and Laurie Fry in third place.
Fry was first overall with Strutz in second place and Gilgen in third place.
In the evolution class, Stephen Batkins was first yesterday with Greg Dobbrick in second place. Ross Arthur was first in the overall tally with Batkins in second place and Dobbrick in third.
A new series will commence in February.