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Jacob Smith happy with a podium in his Australian Safari Debut

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Jacob Smith in action. Photo by Sabine Albers
Yamaha‰Ûªs Jacob Smith has confirmed his position as one of the country‰Ûªs leading off road motorcycle riders after an amazing debut in the gruelling 2007 Australian Safari in Western Australia where he has finished second. The 18 year old from Condobolin in NSW has amazed the Australian motorcycle racing industry by finishing on the podium in what was only his second ever navigational rally. The Sam Laws Motorcycles Yamaha backed rider rode consistently throughout the event to finish only eight minutes and 53 seconds behind the more experienced Honda rider Ben Grabham and upstaged a host of more credentialed local and international riders along the way. ‰ÛÏIt was an awesome experience,‰Û

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