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SOUTH AMERICA, PATAGONIA ARGENTINA. Australian Jed Beaton secured an impressive fifth place in his first ride for the Kawasaki F&H Racing Team in the opening round of the FIM World MX2 Motocross Championship at Neuquén in Argentina.

Faced with a brand new challenge as he had never raced previously in Argentina, the twenty year old Tasmanian adapted quickly and, though hoping for better starts, showed great resolve to advance with determination in each moto; in the first race he took seventh place, just two seconds away from fifth, from an initial ninth, while in race two he moved forward three places from eleventh on the opening lap to finish eighth for an impressive fifth overall.

Jed Beaton: “It was a good GP and I’m pretty happy with the result; my starts were not very good and that’s something we need to work on before Valkenswaard. It was my first time at this track which looked like it had a lot of grip but in fact it was hard and slippery and it took me a while to get used to it. It was difficult to feel the track, but Valkenswaard will be different as I raced there last year in the EMX 250.”


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