Huge surprise of the day was the man of few words, Richie Rude. Fastest junior by a country mile in 11th place. [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Richie-rude.mp3"]
Tracy Hannah went over the bars, 8th today. [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Tracy.mp3"]
Peaty has some experience handling with the mental struggle of a savage course like this, can he make it count tomorrow? [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Peaty.mp3"]
Close behind Greg was Marc Beaumont. He has shown before he can do well here. [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Marc.mp3"]
Watching and talking to Sam Hill this week, we can see glimpses of the insane talent we know is underneath the dead-pan humour. 6th today. [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Sam.mp3"]
It's no secret that Greg Minnaar doesn’t like the risky nature of this course, but he put in a strong ride today for 2nd.
This track rewards the brave and Emmeline Ragot takes another 50 points with a 7 second lead in qualifying.
Another 6 seconds back and we have Myriam Nicole in 3rd. A good place to be for tomorrow. [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Myriam.mp3"]
Rachel Atherton kept things on the steady side of wild to qualify 2nd. [audio url="http://cdn.coresites.factorymedia.com/dirt_new/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Rachel.mp3"]
Aaron Gwin blasted out a crushing run to beat everyone by 7 seconds. Some think he was at race pace, some say he has some in the bag for tomorrow, we will see about that won't we...