SXS Australian Championships Grand Finale


2016 SXS Australian Champions Ewan McLue - Polaris RZR Class and Cody Crocker SXS Class
2016 SXS Australian Champions Ewan McLue - Polaris RZR Class and Cody Crocker SXS Class
Crocker launching the Polaris RZR Turbo high at the top of the Ballarat Course.
Crocker launching the Polaris RZR Turbo high at the top of the Ballarat Course.

The final round of the SXS Australian Championship went down to the wire at Ballarat. After two days and 7 heats of racing there was a tie for the outright win between Nathan Weissel and Cody Crocker. American star, Sara Price was second and Queenslands Brett Comiskey was third.

Nathan Weissel and Sara Price going toe to toe
Nathan Weissel and Sara Price going toe to toe

Ewan McClue put a roll over early in the weekend behind him to take the outright win at the final round Polaris RZR Australian Championship. Rally star Simon Evans continued his good SXS form to finish second and Japan’s Tadamitsu Niihori rounded out the podium in third.

Nathan Weissel and Sara Price going toe to toe
Nathan Weissel and Sara Price going toe to toe

The 2016 SXS Australian Championship concluded with a presentation evening at the Dick Whittington Tavern in Melbourne last night! After 6 rounds of competition, Cody Crocker who drove the #619 Polaris RZR Turbo was crowned the 2016 SXS Australian Champion with a total of 211 points. After pushing Crocker to the limits all season in the #607 O2 AutoSportsPolaris, Nathan Weissel finished second on the leaderboard with 187 points. Stepping on to the final step of the podium with 172 points was Brett Comiskey in the #51 CMS Racing East Coast Powersports – AustraliaPolaris.

2016 SXS Australian Champions Ewan McLue - Polaris RZR Class and Cody Crocker SXS Class
2016 SXS Australian Champions Ewan McLue – Polaris RZR Class and Cody Crocker SXS Class

Ewan McClue was crowned the champion of the 2016 Polaris RZR Australian Championship at the presentation evening. Finishing the championship in style with a win at Ballarat, McLue amassed a total of 175 points in the #57 Emac Electrical Polaris RZR. Jarred Keyte concluded the season in second place with 146 points in the #101 Southern Spreaders Racing Polaris. While Japan’s Tadamitsu Niihori was third with 132 points in the #14 Team Whitehouse RZR Japan Polaris. Congratulations! Thanks to all who competed in 2016 and made the Polaris RZR Australian Championship a success!

Look out for a full report in Dirtcomp Magazine soon!