TOP 5 CON­TENDERS

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JUSTIN BRAY­TON (Iowa, USA, Pen­rite Honda)

The 34year-old Amer­i­can is the reign­ing Aus­tralian Su­per­cross Cham­pion and goes into Round 3 of the se­ries with back-to­back wins to his name. The one to beat tonight.

BRETT MET­CALFE (Man­num, South Aus­tralia, Pen­rite Honda)

With back-to-back sec­onds to his name this se­ries, Met­calfe, 34, is hop­ing to go one bet­ter and knock off his Amer­i­can team­mate.

LUKE CLOUT (An­na­grove, NSW, KTM Mo­tocross Rac­ing Team)

Hot on Met­calfe’s heals, Clout, 23, has recorded con­sec­u­tive thirds this sea­son, de­spite crash­ing at the first turn of the open­ing round. Will be in the mix again.

DANIEL REAR­DON (Queens­land, MEGA Fu­els Mon­ster En­ergy Kawasaki)

The three-time Aus­tralian Su­per­cross Cham­pion fin­ished sec­ond to Bray­ton last year, but has fin­ished fourth and fifth in two races this se­ries. Knows what it takes.

JACE OWEN (Illi­nois, USA, Com­plete Parts Kawasaki)

Owen, who turns 24 to­mor­row, im­proved on his Round 1 fifth to fin­ish fourth at Coolum Pines last week­end. The Amer­i­can, com­ing off a knee in­jury, is aim­ing for a podium spot.

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