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The day started extremely well with both Moss and Monea earning a spot each in the top 5 Superpole qualifying group. From there things got even better as National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki riders led every single lap of moto 1 to take the win. The team also claimed 1st and 2nd in moto 3.

Adam Monea got himself a 4th place start in moto 1 and quickly got down to business to work his way into 3rd. When his team mate and race leader Jake Moss crashed on lap 1, Monea was able to take the lead and held onto it until the chequered flag to take the win. Monea rode consistent in moto 2 to take 4th and then in the final moto after finding himself in 3rd place after the start, Monea was able to work his way into 2nd place where he finished the moto behind his team mate.

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Adam Monea's 1-4-2 results left him in 2nd place overall for the round and series.

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Adam Monea say's, "I'm really happy! I got my first win in the Pro Open class. I was over the moon this morning but just had to keep composed and back it up. I would've been much happier with my second moto result if I hadn't won the first one but now anything less than a win is disappointing.....I've got the taste so I want more. It was a good first round to come away with 2nd. I have confidence, I feel like I'm riding good and the team is gelling. Hopefully all up from here."

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Jake Moss's overall result didn't reflect his speed and determination on the day. After grabbing the hole-shot in moto 1, Moss crashed on the first lap while leading and was unable to continue due to bike damage. He well and truly made amends in the following two motos when he grabbed 2nd place in moto 2 and then seized the lead on the first lap of moto 3 from his brother Matt and raced to victory.

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Jake's DNF-2-1 results left him in 7th overall for the round and series.

Moss

Jake Moss say's, "I'm definitely happy with the way I rode. Obviously the end result wasn't where I wanted to be. I told myself I wouldn't crash and I did in the first moto and that let me down. But that last moto was the first time I'd ridden like that in a long time, kinda like I did when I rode Villopoto's bike. I think it's just the Kawasaki, it suits me and I felt so confident. I found some good lines on the sight lap and just charged. To win convincingly is a big deal to me. Congratulations to Adam. He rode unreal. Really consistent and definitely fast. It's going to be a long year but today was a real positive step forward."

Monea-Team

The opening round results were a real confidence boost for the entire team as National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki arguably cemented themselves as the strongest team in the 2014 Monster Energy MX Nationals paddock.

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The team is looking forward to the 2nd round of the series at Appin, NSW on 13th April.

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MX1 overall results:

1. Matt Moss 97
2. ADAM MONEA - National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki 95
3. Kirk Gibbs 86
4. Kade Mosig 76
5. Billy Mackenzie 75
6. Rhys Carter 74
7. JAKE MOSS - National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki 67
8. Brad Groombridge 67
9. Jay Marmont 66
10. Hayden Mellross 65

MX1 championship standings:
1. Matt Moss 100
2. ADAM MONEA - National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki 96
3. Kirk Gibbs 88
4. Billy Mackenzie 80
5. Kade Mosig 76
6. Rhys Carter 74
7. JAKE MOSS - National Pump Monster Energy Kawasaki 71
8. Brad Groombridge 67
9. Jay Marmont 66
10. Hayden Mellross 65

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