Supercross goes off – The Border Watch

Movement PACKED: Riders deal with the strong Millicent Stadium Cross course On the Millicent Showgrounds over the weekend. Image: KATHY GANDOLFI

By Trevor Jackson

THE Millicent Stadium Cross ha…….

Movement PACKED: Riders deal with the strong Millicent Stadium Cross course On the Millicent Showgrounds over the weekend. Image: KATHY GANDOLFI

By Trevor Jackson

THE Millicent Stadium Cross has been deemed Worthwhile, after round 140 riders converged on the showgrounds for the annual event.

Mount Gambier Junior Motorcycle Membership president Richard Humphries said the weekend ran properly, regardless of A pair Of good accidents, with each riders said to be recovering properly at this stage.

“We had A pair of primary accidents however all in all, the climate and driving circumstances have been good and the event run easily,” he said.

“We want each riders properly Inside their restoration.

“It is a troublesome course And by no means for the faint hearted.

We don’t have that Sort of monitor anyplace in South Australia and It might catch people out.

“It is actually Solely for the extra expert riders and even They will come unstuck.”

One such expert rider was Brett Metcalfe, who claimed a win Inside the coveted Dale Teagle Memorial race, a 16-lap stand-alone race, Collectively with the Laurie Fox Hole Shot honours And sophistication wins Inside the Professional and Veterans packages.

Humphries said it was good for the youthful riders Inside the area to see Metcalfe ply his commerce on such a difficult course.

“There Are not any hugeger names than Brett Metcalfe,” he said.

“He spent 15 or 20 years of his life driving motorcross and supercross in America.

“His type and The biggest method he rides is phenomenal … He is a particular rider that’s for constructive.

“He would nonetheless be Inside The very biggest 5 in Australia.”

Humphries said round 150 bikes have been registered for The two-day event, with 135-140 entrants from So far As a Outcome of the Barossa, Adelaide, the Riverland and proper Throughout the South East.

The sector additionally included 18 riders Inside the Professional class, which Humphries said was distinctive.

“Millicent Isn’t For everyone However the calibre or rider was good,” he said.

“Chatting with Individuals Who’ve been Throughout the club for An prolonged, time They’ve by no means had 18 particularists.

“They usually have about 10.”

The club has been busy this season working grass monitor events whereas ready on approval for a objective constructed facility.

He said the club would typically see round 150 bikes entered for its grass monitor collection, with The sport clearly in demand Inside the Limestone Coast area.

“It is On A daily basis strong making an try to get This stuff sorted,” Humphries said of The mannequin new monitor.

“It takes A lot of Time and money and it is A bit in progress however I’ve some good people Engaged on it.

“We now have a few issues We now Want to get sorted earlier than the council can Decide, so We’ll simply wait and see The method it goes.”


Dale Teagle Memorial: Brett Metcalfe; Daniel Banks; Elijah Wiese.

Laurie Fox Hole Shot: Brett Metcalfe.

Professional: Brett Metcalfe; Mitch Norris; Daniel Banks.

Veterans: Brett Metcalfe; Warren Carroll; Charlie Hollis.

MX2: Jack Colbert; Jock Manser; Jake Henderson.

MX1: Jake Henderson; Jack Knightly; Corey Gibbs.

Women’s All Powers: Brooke Marcus; Jade Tiller; Ashley Earl.

Junior 250cc: Thomas Lambert; Adam Hood; Will McInnes.

Junior 125cc: Thomas Lambert; Jye Smith; Zac Bowering.

Junior Women: Emily Lambert; Hayley Pudney; Carla Burns.

85cc Regular Wheel 9-12 yo: Kye Little; Tomi Dobie; Harry Gilbertson.

85cc Regular And huge Wheel 12-16 yo: Emily Lambert; Edward Whitehead; Logan Scott.

65cc 10-12 yo: Ryder Trickey; Tom Bowering; Charlie Rayson.

65cc 7-10 yo: Billy Bowering; Blake Bahnisch; Austin Schulz.

50cc Division 2: Nash Metcalfe; Blake Bahnisch; Seth Clark.

50cc Demonstration: Max Carroll (again left), Parker Wells, Jaxon Sims, Grady Reid, Nash Lamb, Hudson Hitch (entrance left), Logan Dunnicliff, Toby Telford. Absent – Tate Jackmethod, Carter Williamson, Jensen Sinclair, Leo Williamson, Harry Faulkner, Jet Heinrich.


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