Carrying winning form into the state championship from his recent podium in the Yamaha 125cc Cup was hometown Kalgoorlie hero Connor Tierney who raced to round one clean sweeps in both the 100-125cc 13-16 and in the 128cc-150cc/250cc 15 years.
In the 100-125cc 13-16 years Tierney (1-1-1) was at times challenged for the lead by Caleb Grothues, yet stormed through to take the lead and further continue to build on that lead, at times blowing out to a 41 second buffer over Grothues (2-2-2) with strong rides from John Darroch (3-4-4), Jacob Schaafsma, Alex Christie and Tom West, Cody Heggs and Jake Pratley
1 CONNOR TIERNEY 75
2 CALEB GROTHUES 66
3 JOHN DARROCH 56
65cc 7-12 years became a three way battle for the round win with Regan Duffy (1-4-1), Christian Silvestro (2-2-3) and Corben Wienart (4-1-2). Bring into the mix, outstanding rides from Conan Forrester, Tyler Mitchell, Rhys Burnett, Jasyn Roney, Liam Atkinson, Seth Manuel and Myles Gilmore.
1 REGAN DUFFY 68
2 CORBEN WEINERT 65
3 CHRISTIAN SILVESTRO 64
50cc Demo Class were down on what has previously been usual high numbers to have only four competitors, Tyson Silvestro, Georgia Gillett, Tamsyn Slater and Jake Hosking.
128cc-150cc/250cc 15 Years belonged to Connor Tierney (1-1-1), although Liam Whisler (2-2-2) tried his heart out, the Yamaha was no match for the Husqvarna of Tierney. Stuart Eardley-Wilmott picked up third for the day with Baylee Webb showing early form before a crash with a suspected broken collarbone ended his day. Jacob Schaafsma was consistent as he battled with Jack Bright and Jesse Hogan.
1 CONNOR TIERNEY 75
2 LIAM WHISLER 66
3 STUART EARDLEY-WILMOT 60
128cc-150cc/250cc 13-15 Years had Justin Hart in brilliant form taking the clean sweep from Justin Walker (2-2-3),Tom West (5-4-2), Billy Middleton (3-3-4), and Kurt Oinn.
1 JUSTIN HART 75
2 JUSTIN WALKER 64
3 TOM WEST 58
4 BILLY MIDDLETON 58
85cc/150cc 9-12 Years became a battle for top results from Reagan Duffy (1-2-1), Corben Weinert (2-3-3), Jai Gimenez (4-1-2) with great rides from Liam Atkinson, Jasyn Roney, Conan Forrester, Seth Manuel, Christian Silvestro and Evan Browne.
1 REGAN DUFFY 72
2 JAI GIMENEZ 65
3 CORBEN WEINERT 62
Caleb Grothues was totally in control for the three motos in the 85cc/150cc 12-16 Years taking the round win from Dale Doutch (2-2-2) and some great elbow to elbow racing from Mitch Outram, Mat Fabry, Brady Gilmore and Kai Stephen.
1 CALEB GROTHUES 75
2 DALE DOUTCH 66
3 KAI STEPHEN 55
Joey Gillett took the first moto win in the 50cc Auto 7-9 Years with Seann Arrowsmith taking the second moto and Jake Harvey with the final moto win for the day. Strong rides were impressive from Seth Clark, Mitch Kendle, West Reid and Jaylee Rimbas.
1 JAKE HARVEY 60
2 SETH CLARK 60
3 SEANN ARROWSMITH 58
Full round results can be found at www.mylaps.com
Round 2 heads to the notoriously deep sands of the Bunbury Motorcycle Club next month on May 18th.