With rounds five and six of the Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) done and dusted, we take a gander back at the weekend that was and here are the five things we have picked up from over the course of the weekend at Kyogle in New South Wales.
Don't count out Fraser Higlett
After scoring a round win in Saturday‰Ûªs fifth round of the AORC championship, which marked Higlett‰Ûªs third round win in his E1 career and his first win since round nine in the 2018 championship, the Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team pilot has proven that he is a serious contender for this year‰Ûªs E1 crown.
Higlett, 19, who now has a total of fourteen podium finishes from seventeen round starts in the E1 class, now finds himself in third place in the championship fight, four points behind KTM Enduro Racing Team‰Ûªs Lyndon Snodgrass and a further seventeen points behind the reigning E1 champion, Luke Styke (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube).
With 125-points up for grabs still in this year‰Ûªs championship, its still anyone‰Ûªs game. With the remaining five rounds being sand, Higlett has expressed that he will be doing as much sand riding as he possibly can.
‰ÛÏI've always done alright in the sand, so we will see how we go,‰Û