The 2019 Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) is back this weekend with Round 7 at Broken Hill, NSW, and the riders are ready and raring for the second AORC desert cross-country.
Jess Gardiner (Women’s), Daniel Sanders (E3), Daniel Milner (E2), Luke Styke (E1) and Kyron Bacon (EJ) will all be out to improve their points lead.
This weekend will see both seniors and juniors complete in their first cross country of the season.
The senior action kicks off on Saturday at midday, with the field to compete in a prologue to determine their starting positions on a tight and technical track.
The real examination will come on Sunday, as the riders will undertake a four-hour race around a 27km loop beginning at 9:30am. The E3, E2, E1, and EJ classes will all battle it out over that duration, whilst the Women’s and Masters classes will race for three hours.
The Juniors will go into battle on Saturday at 12:30pm, with the J4 and J3 classes competing for three hours, while the J2 class will race for two and a half hours. Before the cross-country gets underway, riders will partake in a prologue to determine the starting order. The Juniors will encounter a 15km loop track, with the wide-open spaces of the desert conditions set to test the participants.
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Broken Hill, New South Wales
This weekend AORC will return for a second time to Broken Hill, NSW, and its set to be a big weekend as the first cross country for the season. Broken Hill is located 511km from Adelaide and is an inland mining city famous for its mining history. Today, Broken Hill is the longest running mining town in Australia and was Heritage listed in 2015, with nicknames such as ‘silver city’, ‘oasis of the west’ and ‘Capital of the Outback’. The population of Broken Hill is just under 18,000.
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