Samantha Thomasson launches into a race at the BMX March Madness Carnival at Sunvalley BMX track.
Samantha Thomasson launches into a race at the BMX March Madness Carnival at Sunvalley BMX track. Tom Huntley

State riders fire up as city hosts March Madness

RIDERS from across Queensland rode into action at the Harbour City BMX clubs' March Madness Carnival.

More than 220 riders competed from all over the state showed up to start the CQ series.

While March Madness is always a key event on the club's calendar, president Chris Dunphy said this one had been the biggest and most successful so far.

Many riders also took the carnival as an opportunity to prepare for Australian Nationals in seven weeks time.

Results:

Electric Elevens: H Browning (M.B) 1st, J Davies (BUND) 2nd, L Whitehead (ROCK) 3rd, D Atkinson (M.B) 4th, J Ryan (H.C.) 5th, Q Fraser (H.C.) 6th, D Chapman (BUND) 7th, C Andrews (H.C.) 8th.

Pro Open Men: M Kennedy (H.C.) 1st, D Wallace (H.C.) 2nd, K Grambower (BUND) 3rd, B Young (H.C.) 4th, C Hall (H.C.) 5th, C Pratt (BUND) 6th, R Jones (ROCK) 7th, B Robson (ROCK) 8th.

Pro Open Women: J Parker (P.R.) 1st, E Rook (ROCK) 2nd, A Blackburn (BUND) 3rd, S Thomasson (ROCK) 4th, S Long (ROCK) 5th, T Browning (M.B) 6th, K Read (H.C.) 7th, A Seiler (ROCK) 8th.



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