The 2016 Queensland State Champs were upon us again and this time back at the Sleeman SX track situated in Brisbane. Wednesday saw the Pre-Titles commence in very wet conditions. Friday was the first official day of age class racing and riders were greeted with warm sunny conditions.
Image by Jodie Buswell.
Crisp Bros Racing Factory and Co-Factory Team was represented well throughout the weekend. Friday saw Sam Baber, Hayden Jones, Steve Ewart and Katlyn Anne Smith kick of their State Titles Campaigns. Hayden Jones “Going into the QLD State Titles I felt really confident and keen to race! In my motos I was feeling good and taking it smart and easy and ended up coming 2nd 1st 1st 1st which put me in for first pick in the semi final and ended up winning making it into the final. I had 2nd pick for the final and chose lane 4, this was my smoothest race of the day, winning my First QLD state final. I'd like to say a massive thank you to all my Sponsors, Family and Friends who supported me and cheered me on from the side lines!” Sam Baber represented CBR in 30-34 mens class, the competitive class of 10 rider had Sam keep his CBR01 at the pointy end in all his moto’s. With the top 8 riders going straight into a final. In the final Sam had a great gate and lead into the first corner but not for long with Sam getting a little loose in the 2nd straight loosing the lead. The chase was on with Luke Marsh also getting loose on the last straight giving Sam enough room to take the win!” 45-49 Men saw Steve Ewart get down to business with a win in all his moto’s. The strong class of 15 riders was reduced down to 8. Steve having first lane pick choosing lane 1 in the stacked final. Steve getting his usual quick gate out and headed down the first straight. Bumping bars with goin