By totalmotorcycle @Active8 @Yamalube @Yamaha close in on class #AORC Championships
The Active8 Yamaha team of Josh Green and Beau Ralston are closing in on class championships after rounds nine and ten of the Australian Off Road Championship (AORC) were ran over the weekend in wet and trying conditions.
A huge down pour turned the picturesque Kyogle venue into a wet and sodden mud fest and made circulating difficult. Officials delayed the start and also changed to a simpler Sprint format to keep the weekend running smoothly.
Green had another dominant weekend on board his WR250F taking class wins on both Saturday and Sunday, although it wasn’t all smooth sailing. Green, always a chance of outright victory struggled with the slippery conditions throughout Saturday but still managed to take the win.
With some bike set up changes, Green returned to top form on Sunday and was back up front this time for Outright and class honours. He again took the win comfortably in the E1 class (250cc) but also finished a very respectable third outright on his screaming 250cc machine.
Green now needs just a handful of points at round 11 to secure the E1 class series win but he is determined to finish positively as he sits second outright and can’t afford to slacken off at the final rounds.
“Day one was a bit ordinary,” Green states. “It was hard work on a 250 as the mud was pretty thick and it was working so hard to just get through it. I also felt we were a bit off in the set up and after talking it over with AJ we changed a few things overnight and the bike worked much better on Sunday and it showed in the results.
“We have two rounds to go at Dungog and it would be really good to finish on a …read more