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Gardiner, Grabham and Williscroft claim Yamaha A4DE Titles on day 4 | News

Ben Grabham completed the sweep in the Veterans class aboard his Beta after taking out the final moto on day four to clinch the veterans A4DE class.

Jessica Gardiner claimed her fifth Womens A4DE title aboard her Yamaha and Brad Williscroft settled for second place in the final moto on day four, but it was enough for him to claim the Masters title at Cessnock.

Jessica Gardiner got off to a great start claiming the holeshot and looking like she could make a break from the pack, but Jemma Wilson quickly caught Gardiner and the pair battled it out. The battle went back and fourth with Wilson making the move on Gardiner on lap three before the pair swapped position again on lap four and Gardiner rode her way to victory in 14:10.302. The win in the final moto gave Gardiner her fifth A4DE Womens title. Wilson in her 11th and last A4DE had to settle for second in the final moto with a time of 14:26.923, which also left her second overall and finishes what has been a stellar career at this level. Emelie Karlsson rounded out the podium, finishing in third position at the final moto and grabbing third overall in the process with a time of 14:48.776.

Jess Gardiner

Ben Grabham continued to put his Beta at the front of the Veteran pack, taking out the final moto with a time of 13:04.611 and with that claiming the Veteran title at A4DE. Damian Smith battled hard behind Grabham and the pair couldn’t be split for most of the five laps, but Smith had to settle for second place in the final moto with a time of 13:05.187. Greg Stephens rounded out the podium in the final moto of the Veterans class, putting in a time of 13:50.316.

The final moto was a battle between James Deakin and Brad Williscroft, the pair went back and forth throughout the five-lap race and for the first time in the four days, Deakin got the better of Williscroft in the final moto, taking the win by just over half a second. Ross Style grabbed himself a spot on the podium with a time of 14:06.399, which landed him in third position in the final moto.

Brad Williscroft