Desert Racing

Daniel Sanders Tops 2016 Hattah Desert Race Prologue

Author: Aaryn Minerds

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KTM Australia's Daniel Sanders has shown that he could be the rider to beat when in this years Penrite OIls Hattah Desert race after topping this morning's Prologue.

Sanders became the rider to watch for tomorrows 8 lap, 312km race after he set a cracking pace this morning, clocking a lap time of 2 minutes and 42 seconds to lead home team-mate Tye Simmonds by just over 2 seconds with Nathan Trigg setting the third fastest time to ensure a clean sweep for the KTM Racing team.

Active8 Yamaha's Beau Ralston came home in 4th position ahead of Ivan Long who gave KTM four of the top five starting positions for tomorrows race.

Jacob Smith lead the way for Honda in 6th position, edging out lead Husqvarna rider Glenn Kearney in 7th, Yamaha mounted Alex Morris in 8th and Penrite Honda's Peter Doyle in 9th.

KTM Australia supported rider Jack Simpson rounded out the top ten on his way topping the 250F class.

IN other class results, Angus Gelly topped the Under 19s class, Yarrive Konsky proved to be the fastest in the Vets 35 - 44yr class posting the 69th fastest lap overall, with Mike Reefman the leading 45 Yr Master Class rider in 80th outright.

Danielle Foot topped the times sheets in the ladies class on her way to an impressive 87th overall place result out of the 365 riders who posted times.

While it was Prologue day for the senior riders, junior riders completed both Prologue early this morning followed by their races this afternoon.

In the Big Wheel junior class it was Masson Semmens who claimed the race win ahead of Morgan Fogarty and Connon Radms after pre race favourite Callum Norton recorded a DNF after completing six laps.

The Small wheel junior class was won outright by Gus Riordan followed by Senna Agius and Ty Kean.

For all the seperate junior class results from today's racing and full senior prologue results - CLICK HERE

Top Image Credit: JP Media Aus
2016 Hattah Prologue Results, Click to enlarge

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