Jed Beaton and Brodie Connolly wins in Horsham – Australia ProMX Round 2

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The main title contenders are beginning to show their cards after the second round of the 2024 Penrite ProMX Championship, presented by AMX Superstores, at Horsham, Victoria, where race fans were treated to some incredible on-track action.

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CDR Yamaha Monster Energy’s Jed Beaton and KTM Racing Team’s Nathan Crawford split the race wins in the Thor MX1 class, while Polyflor Honda Racing rider Brodie Connolly put together a near-perfect day to win both Pirelli MX2 motos.

MX1

A frantic day of racing saw Beaton and Crawford split the moto wins, with Beaton not only winning on count-back, but also claiming the series lead in the process. A consistent, calculated performance from GASGAS Racing Team’s Kirk Gibbs saw him complete the round podium.

Crawford claimed his first-ever Thor MX1 moto win after an enthralling race that saw the lead change several times. A solid second-moto win saw Beaton claim the round overall on count-back and snatch the championship lead.

In the standings, Beaton now holds a five-point lead from round one winner Webster, with Crawford jumping up the ladder into third, a further seven markers back.

MX2:

A perfect day for Connolly saw him take maximum points from Horsham, and establish himself as the clear leader in the Pirelli MX2 championship. He was flanked by Raceline Husqvarna Racing Team’s Rhys Budd and GASGAS Racing Team rookie Byron Dennis on the overall podium.

In the MX2 points, Connolly already holds a comfortable 26-point lead over Ferguson, with Kingsford a further six points back.

RESULTS HORSHAM – ROUND 2:

Top 10 MX1 Overall:

  1. #14 Jed Beaton (Yamaha) 2-1
  2. #199 Nathan Crawford (KTM) 1-2
  3. #5 Kirk Gibbs (GasGas) 5-3
  4. #96 Kyle Webster (Honda) 3-5
  5. #4 Luke Clout (Kawasaki) 4-6
  6. #1 Dean Ferris (Yamaha) 9-4
  7. #24 Brett Metcalfe (Kawasaki) 7-7
  8. #20 Wilson Todd (Honda) 6-8
  9. #47 Todd Waters (Husqvarna) 8-9
  10. #8 Zachary Watson (Husqvarna) 10-11

Top 10 MX2 Overall:

  1. #88 Broddie Connolly (Honda) 1-1
  2. #22 Rhys Budds (Husqvarna) 3-7
  3. #6 Byron Dennis (GasGas) 6-4
  4. #386 Haruki Yokoyama (Honda) 5-6
  5. #47 Bailey Malkiewicz (Yamaha) 2-12
  6. #66 Kayden Minear (KTM) 4-10
  7. #16 Kaleb Barham (Yamaha) 10-5
  8. #29 Noah Ferguson (Honda) 17-2
  9. #21 Ryder Kingsford (Yamaha) 16-3
  10. #28 Cambell Williams (Yamaha 9-9

Top 10 MX1 Standings post Round 2 (of 8)

  1. Jed Beaton 91
  2. Kyle Webster 86
  3. Nathan Crawford 79
  4. Dean Ferris 68
  5. Wilson Todd 64
  6. Luke Clout 64
  7. Kirk Gibbs 62
  8. Brett Metcalfe 54
  9. Todd Waters 52
  10. Zachary Watson 42

Top 10 MX2 Standings post Round 2 (of 8)

  1. Brodde Connolly 97
  2. Noah Ferguson 71
  3. Ryder Kingsford 65
  4. Rhyss Budd 62
  5. Kayden Minear 55
  6. Byron Dennis 53
  7. Jayden Cosford 52
  8. Kaleb Barham 52
  9. Bailey Malkiewizc 46
  10. Haruki Yokoyama 46

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