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American Riders Top Australian Supercross Championship Opening Qualifying

Author: Aaryn Minerds

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American Kyle Peters has fired his KTM Australia 450 SX-F to the top of the qualifying time sheets in this afternoons qualifying session in Jimboomba, Qld.

Kicking off the 2016 Australian Supercross Championship in fine fashion, Peters laid down a lap time of 49.078 seconds to pip fellow American Justin Brayton aboard his Honda CRF450.

Reigning champion Dan Reardon lead the way for the Aussie contingent just over one tenth of a second behind Brayton in third position on his CDR Yamaha.
Dan Reardon
National Pump, Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Wil Hahn was next in line just ahead of Wilsons Coolair Motul Suzuki teams Todd Waters, with fellow MXGP returnee Dean Ferris in 6th.

Kade Mosig made it two NPE Kawasaki‰Ûªs inside the top seven with the 7th fastest time, while KTM Australia‰Ûªs Jesse Dobson topped the second session of SX1 qualifying to hold down 8th.

DPH Yamaha‰Ûªs Lawson Bopping and Husqvarna mounted Jay Marmont filled the final two top ten postions.
Gavin Faith
American and two time former Australian SX2 Gavin Faith set the pace in the 250F qualifying session topping the time sheets by less than .2 of a second ahead of fellow American and Honda CRF250 rider Jimmy Decotis.

Behind the leading Honda Yamaha riders fought it out for the third fastest time with Serco Yamaha‰Ûªs Wade Hunter edging out team-mate Jackson Richardson.

Yamalube Yamaha Racing‰Ûªs young gun Mitch Evans rounded out the top five proving his has pace beyond his years early in this years Supercross Championship.
Mitch Evans
DPH Yamaha‰Ûªs Hayden Mellross kept the flow of YZ250F‰Ûªs going posting the sixth fastest time, with KTM youngster Wade Kirkland in 7th.

Honda CRF Racing‰Ûªs Kyle Webster, Honda‰Ûªs Josh Cachia and Raceline KTM‰Ûªs Dylan Wills rounded out the top ten.

For full qualifying and practice results https://speedhive.mylaps.com/Events/1329276, to follow live timing throughout the evening download the Mylaps Speed Hive App available for iPhone and Android.
SX1 Qualifying Results
SX2 Qualifying Results

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