Just heard the news that Sam Hill has won the Mt Beauty DH 07/08 Series race in Australia by 7 seconds from Canadian ripper Steve Smith.

Tracy Moseley is also looking good for the up coming World Cups by taking the win in the Elite womens race.

Elite Men

1. Sam Hill - 3:10.98

2. Steve Smith - 3:17.78

3. Nathan Rennie - 3:18.09

4. Rick Boyer - 3:19.78

5. Liam Panozzo - 3:19.96

Elite Women

1. Tracy Moseley - 3:42.62

2. Tracey Hannah - 3:51.26

3. Caroline Buchanan - 4:11.50

4. Jayne Rutter - 4:15.19

5. Claire Whiteman - 4:23.86

Hill said ""It was awesome especially coming into the last chute. You could hear them 20 seconds before I got there, I've only been on the bike a month, I came here to use it as a bit of a gauge of my fitness. I'm on track. I've still got work to do obviously"

Read the full report here.

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL AT MT BEAUTY