By totalmotorcycle @Milner closes in on @A4DE number 4
@Yamaha’s Daniel Milner is on the verge of history as he closes in on his four consecutive Australian Four Day Enduro (A4DE) championship victory taking a minute lead into the final day of competition tomorrow.
In football terms, the third quarter is referred to as the premiership quarter where teams blow the contest open and try and put the issue beyond doubt, and Milner certainly did that to his rivals today where he dominated the day winning five out of the six special tests conducted and has now set up a comfortable gap over Matt Phillips as the 220 rider field faces one more day of racing.
Milner leads both the Outright and E2 divisions.
“I always go into a four day with the same plan,” states Milner. “The first couple of days are about getting yourself in a good positon and then day three is about laying it all on the line and making your move and it was good that it worked out again today.
“But I also understand that things are far from over and anything can happen. This is motorsport and I can’t control everything. We have 90ks to do in the morning before the final motocross test so there is still some work to be done and I need to stay focused and get the job done,” Milner ends.
Team mate Chris Hollis (CDR Yamaha) continued to battle bravely through the event and currently sits in sixth place Outright and second in E2 behind Milner. Hollis injured his finger early on day two and has been riding under considerable duress since but doesn’t want to offer that as an excuse as riding through pain is part of any endurance event.
“The last couple of days haven’t been easy but you just have to keep fighting …read more