KTM’s Daniel Milner showed his competitors a clean set of heals with a double victory at rounds five and six of the Australian Off Road Championship in Miva.
Scott Keegan of the Snap Fitness Yamaha Team was impressive with his victory on Sunday for the E1 class. It’s great to see Keegan and the team achieve a well-deserved win, under the leadership of Tom McCormack.
Wil Ruprecht of the Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team took a well earned third and second placings, despite a hard fall on Saturday. Ruprecht still leads the E1 Championship standings. KTM rider, Jack Simpson was was relegated to third on Sunday, after receiving a five minute penalty for deviating off the course, giving him an accumulated time of 1:16:41.468.
Daniel Milner was once again a class act for the E2 class, continuing his perfect start to the season. The KTM Enduro Rider was very complementary of the Miva tracks and was clearly enjoying the run of form he’s currently experiencing.
Josh Green of the Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team pushed Milner at times during the course of the weekend and finished second in class for both days.
Lachie Stanford, of the Husqvarna Enduro Team fought back at his rival for E3 class championship, KTM Enduro rider Lyndon Snodgrass. Stanford noted that a softer suspension setting allowed him to feel more confident on the bike to take convincing victories.
The Under 19’s Transmoto EJ class belonged to young gun Fraser Higlett who is showing his potential to be a star of the future. Husqvarna rider Higlett managed to win both of the sprint races he competed in to state his intentions to win the Championship in class.
In the Women's category it was Yamaha’s Jemma Wilson who topped the time sheets both days. She led home Emelie Karlsso and Sophie Coldicutt.
Rounds seven and eight of the AORC takes place in Renmark, SA June 24/25.