Daniel Milner has completed the perfect four days at the 2018 Yamaha Australian Four Day Enduro (A4DE), after taking out the final moto on day four aboard his KTM 500 EXC.
Milner has been the fastest man over the first three days and day four was no different, clinching his first final moto and his first E3 Australian Title. Daniel Sanders return to Australia has gone from strength to Strength, clinching the E2 title and taking out the final moto. The evolution of Luke Styke, Motocross rider turned Enduro rider has taking another step forward after he clinched the E1 title with his final moto win on day four.
Coming into day four there were many riders in the field feeling the effects of a tough first three days, but a 45km trail ride and the all important final moto was what stood between the riders and the finish line. The final moto was held at Cessnock Racecourse, a wide grass track was what faced the riders as they battled the 2.1km long course for five laps.
Daniel Milner came into the final day of the A4DE with one objective in mind, to take out his first final moto. Milner accomplished that and looked to be in a class of his own as he navigated his way around the rough and tough final moto, winning with a time of 12:17.949. Lachlan Stanford continued his consistent form over the A4DE, coming in second place with a time of 12:38.829 but just couldn‰Ûªt find the speed to hang with Milner. Tom Mason jumped up onto the podium in the final moto after being around the mark for the entire A4DE, stopping the clock at 12:47.623.
Milner was overjoyed to take out A4DE title number five. ‰ÛÏYeah it feels incredible, got a decent holeshot on the 500 and put my head down and my bum up and just tried to put some good lap times together," Milner explaiend. "That track was so rough though but to clinch my fifth four-day title, that don‰Ûªt get any easier and this has been a hard four days, but I‰Ûªm stocked to wrap this up. It‰Ûªs my first Australian E3 title so I may have to buy this bike and put it in the trophy room,‰Û