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Serco Yamaha’s Aaron Tanti remains positive despite missing Broadford podium

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Just missing the podium on a count back from Jay Wilson. Tanti racked up an ultra-consistent 4-4 results in the two motos but left Broadford a little frustrated as he feels he let a podium finish slip through his fingers.
Aaron Tanti can look at round three of the Pirelli MX Nationals as a positive outing and take plenty of encouragement from the day after battling for race wins.

The Serco Yamaha MX2 rider finished in fourth place showing plenty of speed and skill and looks build on the results delivered over the weekend.

Just missing the podium on a count back from Jay Wilson. Tanti racked up an ultra-consistent 4-4 results in the two motos but left Broadford a little frustrated as he feels he let a podium finish slip through his fingers.

Tanti started the day in scintillating form and burst from the blocks in race one. He took it right up to championship leader, Wilson Todd in the opening stages, making several attempts to sneak by. He held second until lap 10, then was passed by Kyle Webster and then by team mate, Nathan Crawford late in the race to cross the finish line in fourth place but the top four were separated by less than seven seconds.

Race two and again Tanti was at the pointy end. He slotted into third behind Todd and Webster and looked a lock for a podium position until Jay Wilson put in a late race charge to snatch the position from Tanti and leave him to finish in fourth.

A lot of good to come from today but also a few things I need to improve on to get some round wins. My starts were good, and I had excellent track position in both races but just didn‰Ûªt keep pace later in the race, so that‰Ûªs something we will need to look at.
Aaron Tanti
‰ÛÏBut the racing is tight in the MX2 class and I was never further than 10 seconds out of the lead all day but didn‰Ûªt make the podium. No one can afford to take their foot off the peddle at the moment as there are five guys who ride at a similar pace and the intensity is there all the way to the end.

‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm now third in the championship after three rounds which considering a couple of races I have had, isn‰Ûªt too bad but there is always room for improvement," he concluded.

Pirelli MX2 Results

MX2 - Timed Qualifying (Top 10)
1 Wilson Todd - 1:31.379
2 Nathan Crawford - 1:32.807
3 Kyle Webster - 1:33.258
4 Aaron Tanti - 1:33.956
5 Kaleb Barham - 1:33.962
6 Riley Dukes - 1:34.815
7 Jay Wilson - 1:33.684
8 Ricky Latimer - 1:35.670
9 Sam Pelz - 1:35.784
10 Dylan Wills - 1:35.873

MX2 - Moto 1 (Top 10)
1 Wilson Todd - 17 Laps - Race Time: 28:11.686
2 Kyle Webster +0.951
3 Nathan Crawford +3.293
4 Aaron Tanti +6.464
5 Jay Wilson +1:00.043
6 Dylan Wills +1:06.595
7 Jye Dickson +1:08.848
8 Bailey Malkiewicz +1:11.493
9 Ricky Latimer +1:12.464
10 Joel Evans +1:18.758
Fastest Lap: Kyle Webster - 1:36.570)

MX2 - Moto 2 (Top 10)
1 Wilson Todd 11 Laps - Race Time:18:32.870
2 Kyle Webster +4.249
3 Jay Wilson +5.070
4 Aaron Tanti +9.789
5 Riley Dukes +21.187
6 Dylan Wills +34.994
7 Nathan Crawford +35.501
8 Isaac Ferguson +36.220
9 Cooper Pozniak +37.737
10 Bailey Malkiewicz +39.335
Fastest Lap: Jay Wilson - 1:37.197)

MX2 - Round 3 Overall (Top 10)
1 Wilson Todd 70 Points
2 Kyle Webster 64 Points
3 Jay Wilson 56 Points
4 Aaron Tanti 56 Points
5 Nathan Crawford 54 Points
6 Dylan Wills 50 Points
7 Bailey Malkiewicz 44 Points
8 Jye Dickson 43 Points
9 Riley Dukes 42 Points
10 Ricky Latimer 42 Points

MX2 - Championship Standings After Round 3 (Top 10)
1 Wilson Todd 170 Points
2 Jay Wilson 142 Points
3 Aaron Tanti 133 Points
4 Kyle Webster 126 Points
5 Nathan Crawford 122 Points
6 Cooper Pozniak 115 Points
7 Dylan Wills 113 Points
8 Jye Dickson 107 Points
9 Riley Dukes 103 Points
10 Issac Ferguson 93 Points

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