SSunday was a great day to cap off a phenomenal opening weekend of Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) where the second round of the championship was run at Gympie QLD..
Taking the victories for Rounds 1 and 2 on both Saturday and Sunday were Daniel Milner (E3) Daniel Sanders (E2) Luke Styke (E1) and Michael Driscoll (EJ). Sanders posting the quickest elapsed time on the test track on Sunday.
Daniel Milner of the KTM Enduro Team was once again the leading man for the E3 class on Sunday. The rider that offered the greatest challenge to Milner was Husqvarna Enduro racing Team‰Ûªs Lachlan Stanford. The gap that separated Milner and Stanford was 88 seconds with Milner registering a 53:38.468 and Stanford a 55:06.916 to finish the day. The final podium placer for today was Broc Grabham. Grabham with his 56:16.507 was 69 seconds off the pace of Stanford.
The rider of the day had to go to Daniel ‰Û÷Chucky‰Ûª Sanders, as he was the fastest on the WR450F track and his class. ‰Û÷Chucky‰Ûª had phenomenal speed yesterday, but several falls hindered his true potential. Husqvarna Enduro Racing‰Ûªs Sanders took a 48 second victory to Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Team‰Ûªs, Josh Green. The times for these pair being 53:29.353 (Sanders) and 55:06.916 (Green). The final podium placing went to Lyndon Snodgrass of the KTM Enduro Team.
Sanders sharing; ‰ÛÏIt was a great day today, I injured my hand slightly yesterday but we managed to overcome it. We went in with a plan to attack the track as hard as possible and give it all we‰Ûªve got. The Husqvarna machine was unreal!‰Û