Current King of the Cross Champion, Jay Marmont, Dean Porter, Cody Mackie, Luke Davis, Louis Calvin, Jess Moore and Chelsea Blakers to name a few champions confirmed for this weekend’s King of the Cross.
Fresh out of juniors will be kalgoorlie’s Connor Tierney while currently running second in the MXD class nationally will be trying to be the youngest ever winner.
The Cliffs King of the Cross MX event will be held on the weekend of the 8th ‐9th August in Southern Cross. The Southern Cross Motorcycle Club is very appreciative of the support shown by Cliff’s Natural Resources who are the major sponsor of the senior “King of the Cross” event for the second time and also to KTM and Jeff Leisk who have looked after the junior event, “Kid of the Cross”, for the past eight years.
As always with this event the whole of the surrounding district is right behind the event and everyone chips in and does their bit to make it an outstanding event. The track is different to many of the tracks in WA as it is hard packed unlike the majority of tracks which are sandy by nature. As with 2012 each race will have a ‘Holeshot’ award to the rider who is first out of turn 1 in each race, with Goldfields Truck Power sponsoring the seniors. This is a great incentive for all of the riders by the Club and congratulations to them for stepping up to the plate with sponsorship of the ‘Holeshot’.
The juniors will as always compete on Saturday with the seniors taking to the track on Sunday. Confirmed top rider entries to date are Jay Marmont , Cody Mackie, Louis Calvin, Luke Davis, Dean Porter Jess Moore and Chelsea Blakers. Jay Marmont will be keen to win his 5th King of the Cross and Jess Moore will be keen to regain her ‘Queen of the Cross’ crown.
The Quad racing should be spectacular.
Wednesday and Thursday On Track Coaching and Michael Addison will be hosting a 2 Day riding school at the very track that some of the state and nations best mx racers will be competing to try to earn themselves the crown in their respective classes.
The event is held in Southern Cross 360 km east of Perth on the first weekend in August. There will be a minimum of 450 riders competing over the two days, with the seniors chasing a share of the massive $45,000 in prize money over the weekend. The “King of the Cross” for 2015 will take home $8,000 for his weekends work. This year the meeting will also be catering for Pro Lites, Pro Open, Intermediate Lights, Intermediate Open, Clubmen, Vets, Women’s Queen of the Cross and Quads.
You can camp at the grounds, the bar and canteen will be open all weekend but no BYO alcohol.
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