Greg Minnaar has taken the win in Mont Sainte Anne qualifying with a 4:47.175.
Aaron Gwin riding the new Trek 9.9 carbon took second spot 1.3 seconds down.
Josh Bryceland is on fire right now, winning the Llangollen BDS and now taking 3rd spot back on the flat pedals.
Danny Hart keeping it pinned in 5th. Where others looked physically exhausted at the finish line Hart was fresh as a Canadian daisy.
Cole and Blenki disappeared from the pits before I could get a word, but all’s looking good for the Lapierre riders.
Mick Hannah back on form with a 10th after an illness and big crashes early in the season.
Troy Brosnan 12th, just 1 sec outside the top 10.
Ghetto pit star Ben Cathro banging in a solid 28th.
Dan Atherton bouncing back from injury, 29th.
Eliot Jackson punctured early on.
Aussie team mate and World Cup rookie, Brandon Yrttiaho took a big slam and injured his shoulder.
Greg Minnaar: Managed to hit every mud hole possible, kept her ( v10) rolling. Going for a spin with rat and the old boy.
Josh Bryceland: Woah! The average speed seemed to work, glad I had me snorkel on