Dar­win Mo­tor­cy­cle Club

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The Club held its sec­ond Moto-Sprint at the Howard Springs Pine for­est last week­end. This event is a grudge match be­tween mo­tor­cy­cles and

quads for the 'Top Dog' tro­phy. Bikes and quads race against the clock at 1 minute in­ter­vals around a 6.5KM course. They get 3 runs of one lap and their fastest and slow­est times

are added to­gether for an ag­gre­gate to­tal. The win­ner from the last Sprint; Dave Ed­wards man­aged to clip a pine tree and couldn't fin­ish the day. Dave had just com­pleted the fastest lap. Lo­cal rider Cal­lan Gear aboard his mates Kawasaki 450 took out the

top dog with a con­vinc­ing win. The quads were not as close as the pre­vi­ous round due to this course

be­ing a bit tighter. 1st Cal­lan Gear 0:12:34 Kawasaki 450. 2nd Floyd Thomp­son 0:12:52 Honda CRF450 3rd Don Beaton 0:13:16 KTM 520. 4th Mark Teakle 0:13:18 Honda 450 Don't miss out on all the non stop mo­tocross action when the Top End Mo­tocross Club holds Round 1 of Club Cham­pi­onship on

Fri­day 21st Aug and Sat 22nd Aug 2009 No where else in the Top End can you wit­ness mo­tor­bikes jump­ing jumps up to 90 feet high and tak­ing on each other. Gates open at 6pm

with full can­teen and bar. Camp­bell Park, Catalina Rd, Palmer­ston. For info phone Glen on 0417 823 514

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