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USA leads 505 Worlds warm-up event

'505 Pre Worlds Heat 3 and 4 Jan 24th'    Greg Pratt

After four races three USA teams top the overall leaderboard in the 505 Australian Nationals being used as a warm-up event by competitors to the SAP 505 Worlds.

Mike Martin and Jeff Nelson are leaders with Nick Adamson and Steve Bourdow in second and Howie Hamlin and Fritz Lanzinger in third place. In fourth are Ian Pinnell and Steve Hunt (GBR) and fifth are Jens Findel and Johannes Tellen (GER).

In sixth place are the leading Australian pair, Michael Quirk and Geoff Lange, who thus lead the National Title series.

Two more races will complete the event. The Worlds get underway on Saturday.

Overall leading positions after 4 races

1 USA 8714 Mike Martin USA 11
2 USA 8081 Nick Adamson USA 22
3 USA 8266 Howie Hamlin USA 24
4 GBR 8882 Ian Pinnell GBR 34
5 GER 8875 Jens Findel GER 36
6 AUS/NSW 8920 Michael Quirk AUS/NSW 37
7 USA /AUS 8554 Doug Hagan USA /AUS 41
8 GER 8903 Boris Herrmann GER 44
9 AUS/SA 8839 Sandy Higgins AUS/SA 46
10 AUS/QLD 8921 Nigel Lott AUS/QLD 47
11 USA 8822 Mike Holt USA 50
12 USA 8631 Parker Shin USA 59
13 AUS/QLD 8644 Phil Gray AUS/QLD 60
14 DEN 8826 Tom Bojland DEN 61
15 USA 7771 Kevin Taugher USA 62
16 DEN 8620 Jan Saugmann DEN 69
17 AUS/QLD 8784 Adrian Finglas AUS/QLD 69
18 GER 8915 Hasso Plattner GER 72
19 AUS/QLD 8922 Bill Cuneo AUS/QLD 73
20 AUS/NSW 8853 Carter Jackson AUS/NSW 87

505 Pre Worlds Heat 3 and 4 Jan 24th -  Greg Pratt?nid=30550

505 Pre Worlds Heat 3 and 4 Jan 24th -  Greg Pratt?nid=30550

505 Pre Worlds Heat 3 and 4 Jan 24th -  Greg Pratt?nid=30550

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