Monday, 31 October 2016 07:43

Hahn and Mosig Collect Strong Points Haul in Adelaide round of 2016 Australian Supercross Championship

Wil Hahn #66 - KX450F Wil Hahn #66 - KX450F

National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team's Wil Hahn and Kade Mosig finished fourth and seventh respectively in Adelaide's third round of the 2016 Australian Supercross Championship.

Adelaide Showgrounds lit up with world-class supercross action on Saturday evening, where Hahn qualified second, won his heat race convincingly and then claimed fourth in the 20-lap main event.

It was another strong performance from the American, which sees him maintain third in the championship standings and move to within a single point of second at the halfway point, although he felt the end result could have been higher after the final.

"The whole day went really, really well for me," Hahn commented. "I felt I rode good in practice and qualifying, then won the heat, but in the main I just didn't ride how I should have - these guys work too hard for me to go out and ride like that.

"I thought they did a really good job with the track and the whoops were really tough - that's where I lost the race. I like back-to-back races though, look forward to the next one and we will learn from what happened tonight and fix it."

Wil Hahn, 2016 Australian Supercross Championship, Round 3Wil Hahn, 2016 Australian Supercross Championship, Round 3

As for Mosig aboard the team's other factory-supported KX450F entry, he was eighth-fastest in practice and then took sixth in his heat race. The main event saw him cross the finish-line in seventh position, currently sixth in the points-chase.

"It's another sort of average result for me and I don't really know what's going on," Mosig reflected. "I've been working really hard, I feel like I'm in great shape and I love my bike, but it's just not been working out for me.

Kade Mosig, 2016 Australian Supercross Championship, Round 3Kade Mosig, 2016 Australian Supercross Championship, Round 3

"I will figure it out, we have three more rounds to go, so we have just ticked by the halfway point and I'm looking forward to Melbourne with a hometown crowd and family there as well. I'll give it my best shot and it will be good to get into a rhythm."

Kade Mosig, 2016 Australian Supercross Championship, Round 3Kade Mosig, 2016 Australian Supercross Championship, Round 3

The 2016 Australian Supercross Championship will now travel directly across the border to Victoria for round four of the season at Avalon Raceway on Saturday, 5 November.

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