The same calm and content presence as always, Stephens was untouchable out on the OffRoad Advantage test track today for the Veterans, clocking in a total time of 1:04:57.525. Leading the charge well ahead of the rest of the pack, Stephens was followed by Rowan Puma into second place, with a total time of 1:06:47.989.
The third and final podium position for Round 8 was clinched by Leigh Bentley, with a total time of 1:09:24.029. Bentley held onto his third place finish right to the final lap, beating Christopher Thomas by just over four seconds!
It should come as no surprise that the powerhouse that is Hutton, who is a household name in the AORC community, claimed first place once again in the Masters. With a total time of 1:07:44.510, Hutton finished well ahead of the competition, with Anthony Greene sliding into second place four minutes and five seconds later, with a total time of 1:11:49.841.
Third place was awarded to Peter Rudd, who finished today with a total time of 1:12:44.107.
Riders return tomorrow for another round of Sprints, moving to the sandy WR 450F test track. With this marking the final round of the penultimate weekend for the 2019 season, it will be a case of make or break for many of our riders as they fight for valuable points.