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Corney leads the OJC charge at Queensland Raceway

Hunter Corney’s rhythm, work rate and exquisite timing proved too much for his opposition in round two of the 2024 bLU cRU Oceania Junior Cup at Queensland Raceway from April 26-28.

Corney’s perfect 1-1-1 scorecard began with a runaway three-second win – a margin that’s extremely rare in the category where victories are normally mentioned in microseconds – before normal service returned and he became one of the ‘peloton’ in the final two races.

However, Corney found a way to prevail in the tighter skirmishes as well, claiming the overall victory in Queensland ahead of Connor Lewis (3-2-2) and Rossi McAdam (5-3-3) as the pint-sized Yamaha YZF-R15s were ridden to the limit by the stars of tomorrow.

The OJC brigade peels into turn three at Queensland Raceway

The pace wasn’t quite as hot in race three after a shower crossed the 3.216km circuit near Ipswich, with Corney’s main championship rival Hunter Charlett getting caught out on the slick surface.

Charlett has now dropped to sixth in the standings on 94pts, behind Corney (143), McAdam (105), Ethan Johnson (100), Nikolas Lazos (98) and Lewis (97).

Hunter Corney was on fire at Queensland Raceway

Johnson was the other rider to finish top three at Queensland Raceway with his second in race two, also setting a new lap record of 1:34.428 in the process.

Round three will be held at Morgan Park Raceway from July 12-14, again in conjunction with the 2024 mi-bike Motorcycle Insurance Australian Superbike Championship presented by Motul.