2023 East Coast MX Sequence: Spherical 1 Outcomes


37 minutes in the past | Phrases: Michel Constantinou / ECMX | Images: MX Photograph

The opening spherical of the 2023 Finance My Bike East Coast MX Sequence was hosted by the Maitland Motorbike Membership final weekend. Entry numbers peaked at over 430, rider numbers not seen in about 4 years giving some hope that motocross is rebounding from the previous few years of Covid and rain. However from rain and dirt to dry and dusty made for a really tough observe for the riders. It was nice not solely to see so many NSW riders, but additionally riders from QLD and VIC in attendance as nicely. Beginning within the junior divisions, consistency was key for Flynn Burgess on his Cobra 50cc taking the general win with 2-1-2 finishes within the 7-u9 50cc class. The 12-u16 85cc class had report numbers with 53 riders entered so the category was cut up into 2 teams with the highest 30 riders qualifying for a showdown within the last race of the day. KTM rider Max Compton gave the remainder of the 85cc riders a driving lesson sweeping each his warmth races after which the ultimate as nicely to take most factors. Within the senior lessons, KTM rider Johnny Bova had a blast claiming victory within the MX2 Professional class after which profitable 3 out of 4 motos within the MX Open class with Ben Novak taking the ultimate moto of the day to safe 2nd total. Caleb Clifton shocked everybody together with himself within the MX1 Professional class taking the general win with out a single race win. The GasGas rider simply put himself into an excellent place and are available away with 2-2-4 finishes and located himself in entrance on the finish of the day. Jeffrey Puente out of Ecuador come to Australia along with his buddies to benefit from the Aussie MX scene, and with 2-1-3 finishes within the MX2 Clubman class, he took the highest step on the rostrum.  Comply with this hyperlink to view the complete race outcomes http://www.eastcoastmx.com.au/outcomes/

Promoter Michel Constantinou commented, “This was one of many hardest occasions if not high of the listing, that we’ve got ever needed to run in over a decade of East Coast MX. The recent climate, dry observe, no PA system and nearly a model new ECMX staff made it very difficult, however we’ll regroup and make the mandatory changes as we head into Rd2 at Nowra Motoplex in a pair week’s time. I wish to thank the opponents for his or her help and stay up for seeing you in Nowra at Rd2.”

Congratulations to the Rnd1 winners of Finance My Bike East Coast MX at Maitland.

Class Quantity Rider Make Sponsor
7 to u9 50cc Div 2 275 Burgess, Flynn COB COBRA MOTO AUSTRALIA
7 to u10 65cc 26 Millard, Liam KTM  
10 to u12 65cc 362 Bohannon, Blake YAM YAMAHA MOTOR AUS, MCD RACING,HPN MOTO, JBL EARTHWORX, ACLASS AUTO, A1 METAL ROOFING
9 to u12 85cc 42 Wolfe, Ethan HSQ HUSQVARNA JUNIOR RACING TEAM / MOTOREX / FLY RACING / BRIDGESTONE / SKDA / ODI / FUNNELWEB FILTERS / MPE / ELITE RIDER TRAINING
12 to u16 85cc 253 Compton, Max KTM MAXXIS AUSTRALIA CENTRAL COAST KTM
Junior Lites 125cc 294 Hantis, Koby YAM YAMAHA JUNIOR RACING TEAM-VP RACING FUELS-PRO MOTO SUSPENSION-GREAT SOUTHERN MOTORCYCLES
Junior Lites 250cc 4st 2 Woods, Ky GAS GASGAS AUSTRALIA. MOTOREX. TROYLEE DESIGNS. DUNLOP. RIVAL INK. ALBEKODIFUNNEL WEBB FILTERS. SUTTO’S POWER SPORTS. REACH CRANE TRUCKS
Junior Ladies 268 Harding, Stella KTM DUBBO CITY MC,
MX Open 284 Bova, John KTM  
MX1 Clubman 29 Burke, Izaac YAM  
MX1 Professional 84 Clifton, Caleb GAS  
MX2 Clubman 267 Puente, Jeffrey YAM  
MX2 Professional 284 Bova, John KTM  
Over 30 Vets 433 Stadthaus, Dwayne KTM REALITY DESIGNS AND SIGNS, LUSH EYEWEAR
Over 40 Vets 854 Newton, Bradley YAM  
Senior Ladies 8 Thompson, Taylor YAM  

Highlights video by Jacob Hantis 

Full race movies by Geordie Tarren
MX Open: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5LR-DRmKiI
12-u16 85cc: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9qOY86VluA
Vets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOMlUI1Cy-I
125 Junior Lites: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qGrHd3i1i8
Junior Lites 250: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCJ5KW0YRhU&t=1579s
Senior Ladies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABDtxGEIDic

East Coast MX wish to thank:

Naming Rights Sponsor:
Finance My Bike

Sequence sponsors:
Transmoto, Alpinestars, Alpinestars Helmets, KTM, Husqvarna, GasGas, Cobra Moto, Spectro Oils, Kenda Tyres, On the Throttle, Teencee Graphics, Novak Indicators, Lush Eyewear, Race Tempo MX Teaching and MX Photograph

Rd1 Class sponsors:
MCD Racing, Western Sydney Shutters, Rip Clear

Media crew:
MX Photograph, Jacob Hantis Movies and Jaws211MX