Around 4000 people attended an absorbing day of racing for the 20th Hattah Desert Race held over the weekend.


At 9am on Sunday vehicles were backed up along Boonoonar Road almost to the highway as it was closed at the entry gates to the unique motorcycling event.

The overall winner was Daniel Milner in a time of four hours 12 minutes and eight seconds, about five minutes ahead of KTM Desert Race rider Daniel Sanders who recorded a time of four hours 17 minutes and seven seconds for 17 laps of the circuit.

Third was Lynden Snodgrass, followed by Callum Norton, Ivan Long and Lachlan Terry.

Best local rider was Ouyen’s Nathan Trigg, who finished seventh overall and was class winner in the 250cc and over section of the event.

The other top 10 finishers were Broc Grabham, Sunraysia rider Josh Murtagh (9th) and Lachlan Stanford (10th).

Former Mildura speedway racing rider Brodie Waters finished overall 13th and fifth in his class while Toby Hederics of Gol Gol was one lap down but overall 23rd.

Samuel Stockman of Irymple finished in 28th place , Jackson Caldwell was 37th, Taylor Adams 38th with former South Mildura and Wentworth footballer Darcy Gordon in 46th place overall.

Kyle Tupperramen finished 61st while current Mildura speedway rider Jordan Stewart finished in 86th place in the provisional results.