The cat’s out of the bag; Luca Shaw was the fastest man in Austria in qualifying and Tahnee Seagrave has stormed to pole position in the women’s. Before the clock started, riders headed up the hill for a final chance to dial in their line choice and refamiliarise themselves with a constantly changing track.

Ruts are getting bigger by the hour and the roots in the woods section seem to be multiplying spontaneously. The slightest bit of rain and the wheels just might fall off the wagon. 

Here are three minutes of raw action from this morning and for a full overview of the track check out the Top to Bottom.