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Daniel Milner makes history with perfect AORC season


Posted: Tuesday, 8th August, 2017 : 9:38 AM - - 1,952 Reads




The KTM Enduro Racing Team’s Daniel Milner has crowned himself the brand-new Australian Off Road Champion for 2017, in what has been a perfect season finale for the team at the final stop of the Yamaha Australian Off Road Championship at Omeo, in Victoria.

Milner and team mate Lyndon Snodgrass went 1-2 on both days, and in outright classification, as KTM 450 EXC-mounted Milner became the first rider in the history of the series to keep a perfect record of round wins across an entire AORC season.

It’s also KTM Australia’s fourth consecutive Overall AORC championship win, with Toby Price winning the title in 2014 and 2015.

“I don’t think it’s sunk in yet," Milner said. "I was pretty nervous this week – I don’t know why, but as soon as I got the title yesterday it was a big monkey off the back, that’s for sure. Then to be able to win today and do the perfect season, which no-one’s ever done, that’s put a big smile on my face. I think tonight over a couple of beers it will all sink in.

"I’m a racer and I always want to win, so I just went out there and did what I normally do, just tried to put together smooth and consistent laps – I wasn’t going to do anything stupid to put myself at risk. The tracks at Omeo were unreal. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a track as nicely set up as this was. It had a bit of everything and the club put a lot of time and effort in and did an awesome job.

"Next weekend I’m going up to Toowoomba to race some motocross with the big boys and just have some fun. Watching Ferris and Gibbsy will be interesting too! Then after that I’ll fly out to the 6-day. Twice I’ve come second there, so I’m pretty interested in winning it overall. It’ll be difficult, but I’ll do what I can.”

Glenn Kearney – KTM Enduro Racing Team Manager, added “Unreal. It doesn’t get much better than a perfect weekend. The boys went one-two on both days, and Daniel completed a perfect championship – he didn’t lose a round all year - which has never happened before. He wasn’t far off winning every test of the year, actually. Total domination.

"Daniel is very methodical with the way he goes about things. He’s been around a while now and his race craft is quite good – he pushes when he needs to and he plays it safe most of the time. He’s just got that bit more speed than everybody else and he can control the races, really.

"For a change of pace, next weekend both Daniel and Lyndon are going up to ride the MX Nationals in Toowoomba, which will give them a bit of practice for the A4DE final motocross before they head over to the ISDE," Kearney concluded.

Main Photo: Daniel Milner
Credit: John Pearson


The end of a perfect season for Daniel Milner and KTM
 

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