Overcast and rainy conditions were on the cards for Round 2 of the SA National Motocross Championship at Zone 7 in Cape Town on 2 April 2016. The weather provided the perfect race conditions and a massive Cape Town crowd were ready for action.
Qualifying, Anthony was 3rd fastest and felt confident leading into Heat 1.
Heat 1, Anthony didn’t get the start that he expected and found himself in 8th place on lap 1. With smart passing moves and extremely fast, consistent lap times Anthony fought his way into 3rd position by the last lap of the race. He ran out of time to catch the leader, but finished 0.5 seconds behind 2nd place rider.
Heat 2, Anthony got the holeshot and lead the strong field of 30 riders from start to finish to claim the 1st place position and leave his mark on home soil.
FINAL RESULT MX1: 3-1 = 2nd overall
Qualifying, Anthony set the fastest lap time out of 40 riders to earn himself pole position for the day.
Heat 1, Anthony was first into the start corner clicking the holeshot for the first race of the day. Lap after lap Anthony turned in consistent times and rode a smooth race for his first win of the day.
Heat 2, Anthony launched out the gates for another holeshot and once again charged hard to make a gap between the other riders. The Cape Town crowd loved seeing Anthony put all his hard training into action and put on a master class performance. Another victory in heat 2 saw Anthony earn top honours for the day in the MX2 category.
FINAL RESULT MX2: 1-1 = 1st overall
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