There can be no better feeling for a racer to signal their season’s end with an emphatic state title glory, and Saturday’s final Make Smoking History WAMX Junior State Championships had many classes down to the wire to decide this year’s champions.

 

The Lightweight Motorcycle Club’s Hendley Park Byford fresh design layout would prove the winning formula for some riders, with others left to lament on what might have been, as the weather gods were on side laying out a picture perfect Spring Perth day.

 

 

 

Quads Limited 7-11Years

Brooke Hollins took the opening two moto wins to wrap up the overall round, as series leader Nichole McDonnell secured the final moto of the day to pick up second for the day and the state championship with Keenan Murphy taking third for the day.  Brooke Hollins secured second for the year with Kiera-Lily Buckley third for season 2016.

 

Quads Limited 7-11Years Round 6 Results:

1 60 BROOKE HOLLINS 102
2 42 NICHOLE MCDONNELL 99
3 636 KEENAN MURPHY 90

 

Season Standings:

1 42 NICHOLE MCDONNELL 294
2 60 BROOKE HOLLINS 277
3 43 KIERA-LILY BUCKLEY 266
4 16 MEA DOWSETT 246
5 94 BRIDIE PEARSE 206

 

Quads Competition 8-12 Years

A scorecard of 1-1-2 was enough for the round win and to secure this year’s State Championship for Josh McQuade.  Deegan Lough was in fine form with a pair of second places and finishing the day with the last moto win to take the second step of the podium with Josh Squires third overall.    Keenan Murphy finished second for the year with Deegan Lough third for season 2016.

 

Quads Competition 8-12 Years Round 6 Results:

1 14 JOSHUA MCQUADE 102
2 34 DEEGAN LOUGH 99
3 141 JOSH SQUIRES 90

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Season Standings

1 14 JOSHUA MCQUADE 309
2 636 KEENAN MURPHY 257
3 34 DEEGAN LOUGH 242
4 141 JOSH SQUIRES 240
5 88 AZMIN PEARSE 227

 

 

Quads Blasters 12-16 Years

Jae Dowsett took out the round with a clean sweep and a perfect scorecard with every round win of the series to take out this year’s title.  Second for the day and second for the series was Jacob Bosustow with Andrew Soltoggio finishing the round and the year third overall.

Quads Blasters 12-16 Years Round 6 Results

1 37 JAE DOWSETT 105
2 20 JAKOB BOSUSTOW 96
3 49 ANDREW SOLTOGGIO 88

 

Season Standings:

1 37 JAE DOWSETT 315
2 20 JAKOB BOSUSTOW 288
3 49 ANDREW SOLTOGGIO 257

50cc Auto

Patrick Butler’s results (1-2-2) had him secure the round win from Seth Shackleton second and Kayden Minear third for the day, and enough points for Minear to wrap up the state championship title.  Jake Rumens had his starts dialled in across the day, with Sonny Pellicano putting in the hard yards with Charlie Weightman and Beau Day, yet the top step of the podium belonged to Patrick Butler who was sensational.

50cc Auto Round 6 Results:

1 218 PATRICK BUTLER 99
2 665 SETH SHACKLETON 97
3 104 KAYDEN MINEAR 95

Season Standings

1 104 KAYDEN MINEAR 566
2 218 PATRICK BUTLER 519
3 665 SETH SHACKLETON 487
4 547 JAKE RUMENS 483
5 111 SONNY PELLICANO 468

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65cc 7-10 Years

They continued their  benchmark season into the 65’s as Kayden Minear, not only picked up the round win but another state championship from Seth Clark who secured the second step of the podium and runner up in the series to Minear.  Seth Shackleton would join them on the remaining step of the podium for third for the day.   Patrick Butler, Tate Paganini, Deacon Paice, Taj Moore, Sonny Pellicano, Kai McGinity and Dylan Dixon would battle across the day for a place within the top five

 

65cc 7-10 Years Round 6 Results:

1 104 KAYDEN MINEAR 102
2 399 SETH CLARK 99
3 665 SETH SHACKLETON 88

Season Standings

1 104 KAYDEN MINEAR 593
2 399 SETH CLARK 572
3 621 DEACON PAICE 475
4 520 TATE PAGANINI 468
5 665 SETH SHACKLETON 449

65cc 10-12 Years

Myles Gilmore secured the round win finishing (2-1-1) from Liam Atkinson second overall and Brock Flynn third for the final round.  Jake Turner, Finley Maton, Tylar Soloman and Harrison Tapper would fight for the remaining places across the day.  A handful of points split had Atkinson and Gilmore this season and both riders would tally equal points for the year in a tie for the title with Atkinson determined state champions from runner up Gilmore and Brock Flynn third for the series, an outstanding result for three true warriors in the 65cc class that provided simply outstanding and faultless riding across the series.

Round 6 Results:

1 699 MYLES GILMORE 102
2 241 LIAM ATKINSON 99
3 382 BROCK FLYNN 90

 

 

Season Standings:

1 241 LIAM ATKINSON 595
2 699 MYLES GILMORE 595
3 382 BROCK FLYNN 478
4 136 TYLAR SOLOMON 473
5 504 JAKE TURNER 462

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85/150cc 9-12 Years

Lightening does indeed strike twice, and it can be said that there could be no better result for the rivalry between 65cc and 85cc title chasers Liam Atkinson and Myles Gilmore.  Atkinson took a perfect scorecard (1-1-1) to secure the round win from Gilmore with both riders, unbelievably finishing on equal points in another cracking class title chance.  Atkinson would be deemed the champion from Gilmore with Brock Flynn picking up third for the day and third in the series.

Round 6 Results:

1 241 LIAM ATKINSON 105
2 699 MYLES GILMORE 96
3 382 BROCK FLYNN 90

Season Standings

1 241 LIAM ATKINSON 585
2 699 MYLES GILMORE 585
3 382 BROCK FLYNN 521
4 370 KAJ RADCLIFFE 495
5 504 JAKE TURNER 449

 

85/150cc 12-16 Years

It would be the sweetest victory for round winner, Conan Forrester (2-2-1) from Sam Stephen second and Rhys Burnett third for the day.  Forrester wrapped up the championship from his closest rival Burnett with Sam Stephen’s results solidifying third in the state championship series.  The top three would be pushed across the day with the hard charging Revonn Nieuwoudt and Zack Restifo looking to secure championship points, and after years of heartbreak, injury and plain bad luck, Forrester secured the championship.

Round 6 Results:

1 601 CONAN FORRESTER 99
2 101 SAM STEPHEN 95
3 311 RHYS BURNETT 93

 

Season Standings

1 601 CONAN FORRESTER 547
2 311 RHYS BURNETT 515
3 101 SAM STEPHEN 466
4 29 BRADY GILMORE 390
5 409 KALLUM JACKMAN 362

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100cc-125cc 13-15 Years

He was and is a league all of his own, Regan Duffy secured the round win and another Make Smoking History WAMX State Championship title to his name.  Jacob Daniels would join Duffy on the podium wrapping up not second for the day but second in the championship and Revonn Nieuwoudt third for the round.  Third for the series was Evan Browne, with Revonn Nieuwoudt and Tahlia O’Hare pushing hard across the day with Bevan Barnett.

 

 

Round 6 Results:

1 118 REGAN DUFFY 105
2 220 JACOB DANIELS 96
3 616 REVONN NIEUWOUDT 86

 

Season Standings:

1 118 REGAN DUFFY 578
2 220 JACOB DANIELS 515
3 212 EVAN BROWNE 435
4 616 REVONN NIEUWOUDT 431
5 625 TAHLIA O’HARE 413

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100cc-125cc 15 Years

It was the big game stage and Mitch Outram was in the spotlight answering the call with the overall round win (1-1-1) from Kai Stephen who would fight hard for the second step with a (2-3-3) scorecard from Billy Middleton who picked up the remaining step for third.  Outram’s results have him as the 2016 series championship holder from Billy Middleton who picked up second for the season from Kurt Oinn.

Round 6 Results:

1 62 MITCHELL OUTRAM 105
2 54 KAI STEPHEN 92
3 61 BILLY MIDDLETON 90

Season Standings:

1 62 MITCHELL OUTRAM 602
2 61 BILLY MIDDLETON 571
3 96 KURT OINN 494
4 66 SAM BAXTER 468
5 65 AUSTIN RIDLEY 467

 

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128cc-150cc/250cc 13-16 Years

Coming into this final round, Billy Middleton had one hand poised on the championship cup with a 50 point lead from Regan Duffy.  Whilst Duffy would rack up the perfect scorecard and the top of the podium (1-1-1), Middleton would join him on the podium (3-2-2) for second and Mitch Outram would secure the remaining step on the podium (2-3-3) for third overall.  Billy Middleton secured the Junior Lites Championship for 2016 with Duffy second and Kurt Oinn third in the series.

 

Round 6 Results:

1 118 REGAN DUFFY 105
2 61 BILLY MIDDLETON 94
3 62 MITCHELL OUTRAM 92

 

Season Standings:

1 61 BILLY MIDDLETON 570
2 118 REGAN DUFFY 531
3 96 KURT OINN 471
4 62 MITCHELL OUTRAM 432
5 54 KAI STEPHEN 417

 

Another action and drama packed Make Smoking History WAMX Junior State Championship series, with a massive thanks to the six clubs for hosting their rounds, all the riders and families for travelling and racing the length and breadth of WA, and the wonderful officials and volunteers for making it happen.  The end of the year presentations will see the official crowning on Saturday November 5, all the series information can be found at www.wamx.com.au.

 

 

WA Champions, Australian Champions and World Champions- the WAMX series has continued to build the foundations for our junior riders to seize their opportunities.

 

Full class results available on www.mylaps.com

Official photos: www.truespiritphotos.com

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