Hunter Valley young guns Tom Pearce and Denny Cox stole the show to claim the 2012 Australian Under 16 Speedway Sidecar Championship at Loxford Park, Kurri Kurri on Sunday.
In a battle of the nation’s premier junior Speedway Sidecar riders, it took a brilliant performance from Pearce and Cox in the A Final to better the talented pairings of Victorians Ashley Duncan/Kaleb Kennedy and South Australians Jake Mitchell/Dakota Ballantyne.
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Mitchell/Ballantyne were the dominant pairing through the heats, scoring a maximum 12 points to book a spot alongside Pearce/Cox in the A Final.
They were joined by Duncan/Kennedy after the duo came through a Run-Off before winning the B Final.
2012 Australian Under 16 Speedway Sidecar Championship
Heat Results: Jake Mitchell/Dakota Ballantyne 12 points; Tom Pearce/Denny Cox 11; Ashley Duncan/Kaleb Kennedy, Jack Gilbert/Alana Cornwell, Brody Eves/Jedd List, Jordan Paver/Emily Seymour 9; Link Stevens/Jack Wheeler 7; Lachlan Schreurs/Hailey Schreurs, Karl Lawler/Jimmy Jones 6; Jordan Stewart/Aden Clare 5; Jackson Bond/Liam Cox 3; Tom Adams/Katelyn Silvy 0.
B Final: Duncan/Kennedy, Gilbert/Cornwell, Paver/Seymour
A Final: Pearce/Cox, Duncan/Kennedy, Mitchell/Ballantyn
Photo Credit: All action Motorsport