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More success for local motocross riders at TNQ MX Series in Charters Towers

6/August/2021
Tyler Sacchi finished first overall in the 85cc class and second overall in the 65cc class. Photo: Coolview00 Photography

LOCAL motocross riders Luke Weaver, Tyler Sacchi, Byron McDermid, and Ayden Edgerton competed in the next round of JR’s Motorcycles Tropical North Queensland MX Series at Charters Towers Motorcycle Club.

The first round, which was scheduled to be held in Tully on May 22 – 23 was washed out, and the second round at Mareeba Motorcycle Club on June 12 – 13 attracted over 140 riders from all over Queensland.

Sacchi finished first overall in 85cc (9 – 12 years) class and second overall in the 65cc (7 – Under 12 years) class.

Aaron Hunt from Babinda finished first overall in the Veteran’s class.

McDermid finished first overall in 50cc (7- Under 9 years) and seventh in the Junior 65cc class (7 – Under 10 years), whilst Weaver finished first overall in MX1 class and second overall in the MX2 Senior Open class.

In the 85cc Mini Lites (12 – Under 16 years) class, Edgerton finished sixth overall and Heath Groundwater from Gordonvale finished fifth.

Groundwater also finished third overall in the Junior Lites 125cc class.

At the second round in Mareeba, Weaver won all four races and the overall MX 2 Championship class and finished third in the MX1 Championship class.

McDermid finished second in 50cc Auto class, whilst Sacchi finished first in the Mini Lites (7 – Under 12 years) and third in the 65cc class.

Groundwater finished third in the Junior Lites 125cc class.

Local TNQ riders are Luke Weaver, Tyler Sacchi, Aaron Hunt, Ayden Edgerton, Travis Liddle, Heath Groundwater, Max Barton, Charlie Barton, Kayden McDermid, and Byron McDermid, with some younger local riders in the 50cc class.

Sacchi, Weaver, Edgerton, and McDermid will be competing in the second round of the Queensland Titles in Mackay on August 28 – 29.

The third round of TNQ MX Series will be held in Townsville on September 4 – 5.

As round one in Tully was rained out, it is planned to be held on October 16 – 17, which will make Tully the fourth and final round of the TNQ MX Series.

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