Roberts earns Jono Porter Privateer Cup

By |2018-08-12T18:13:10+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: BLOG|

AUSTRALIA, QUEENSLAND. MX2 Rookie Jy Roberts has finished strong at the final round of the MX Nations held 11/12 August 2018.

The 2-day finale resulted in Roberts qualifying fourteenth on Saturday for Sunday’s racing. Moto 1 Jye Roberts finished in ninth place. Moto 2 Roberts finished fifth. Overall for the round, Roberts placed fifth. Racking up 438, a moto win and a third place, Jy finished sixth overall in his Rookie MX2 Season. Being the highest place Privateer, Jy Roberts was awarded the Jono Porter Memorial Privateers Cup.

“Can not thank @ryanmarmont and @chelseamarmont enough for everything that they have done for me this year couldn’t of done it without them, also a huge thank you to @husqvarna_motorcycles_aus for the continued support so happy to say I’m apart of such a great manufacturer! I came into this season wanting to get top 10 so I’m glad that I met my goal BUT I have a lot to work on for next year to try and get onto the box, massive shout out to all my other sponsors for everything you all have done this year can’t thank you all enough,” stated Jy Roberts on social media.

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