The results are in from the first day of racing in California, check out below to see live updates from today's racing.
1st. Richie Rude: 9:27.37
2nd. Sam Hill: 9:28.03
3rd. Mitch Ropelato: 9:33.44
4th. Martin Maes: 9:34.54
5th. Adrien Dailly: 9:40.08
1st. Isabeau Courdurier: 11:01.48
2nd. Noga Korem: 11:12.47
3rd. ALN: 11:24.50
4th. Ines Thoma: 11:28.58
5th. Morgane Charre: 11:30.32
Live Stage Updates:COURSE PREVIEW
STAGE 1Stage Updates14:00 pm PDT
We are set for two exciting stages as a weekend of racing gets underway in Northstar today. With everything still to play for in the overall title, the riders who can master the dusty and rocky trails can help secure a top result when the series wraps up next month.14:02 pm PDT
Jennifer Makgill currently leads the Pro Women with a time of 6:15.95, she currently leads second-place rider Clare Hamilton by over ten seconds. 14:48 pm PDT
As we wait for the top women to hit stage one the Pro Men are starting to tackle the first stage of the day with Russell Bobbitt currently leading. 14:57 pm PDT
Evan Geankoplis takes the lead in the Pro Men's category with a time of 5:20.47.15:04 pm PDT
Mckay Vezina goes the current fastest on split one by over three seconds on Geankoplis.15:07 pm PDT
Cody Kelley tops Vezina's time by just 0.37.15:15 pm PDT
The top women are making their way down stage one now, the organisers have extended the gap between riders to one minute instead of the usual 30 seconds because of the thick dust. 15:18 pm PDT
Caro Gehrig goes into second place, over four seconds back from current leader Jennifer Makgill. 15:20 pm PDT
Katy Winton finishes stage one with the fastest time so far. 3.95
seconds up on Makgill.15:20 pm PDT
Miranda Miller has a great first stage and comes across the line just over a second back on Winton.15:22 pm PDT
Ines Thoma manages to get even closer to Winton's time but she is still over half a second back.15:26 pm PDT
Andreane Lanthier Nadeau (ALN) finishes the first stage of the day in fourth. 15:27 pm PDT
Noga Korem beats Winton by well over five seconds, can she keep the top spot?15:28 pm PDT
Current series leader Isabeau Courdurier smashes Korem's time by nine seconds. 15:39 pm PDT
Martin Maes goes into the top spot on stage one with a time of 5:08.80. Will Maes return to winning form after his suspension from racing? 15:49 pm PDT
Maes' time is starting to look good as no one has come close as we reach the top riders.15:51 pm PDT
Shawn Neer puts down a good first stage and now sits in sixth position.15:54 pm PDT
Jesse Melamed is looking quick and sits in second place. 16:00 pm PDT
Maes' time was looking good until Richie Rude smashes it by going over seven seconds faster!16:04 pm PDT
Matthew Walker has a great start to the day with a time to put him in third. 16:07 pm PDT
Adrien Dailly takes 6th with only a few riders left.16:09 pm PDT
Sam Hill finishes the stage third, will anyone top Rude on the first stage of the day?16:11 pm PDT
Ed Masters goes fourth just under ten seconds off the fastest time.16:12 pm PDT
Richie Rude wins stage one with a lead of over seven seconds.Stage ResultsPro Women1st.
Isabeau Courdurier: 5:57.232nd.
Noga Korem: +9.193rd.
Katy Winton: +14.774th.
Ines Thoma: +15.355th.
Miranda Miller: +16.046th.
Jennifer Makgill: +18.728th.
Morgane Charre: +18.749th.
Caro Gehrig: +23.3610th.
Anita Gehrig: +24.88Pro Men1st.
Richie Rude: 5:01.392nd.
Martin Maes: +7.413rd.
Sam Hill: +7.744th.
Ed Masters: +9.995th.
Matthew Walker: +10.506th.
Jesse Melamed: +10.517th.
Mitch Ropelato: +10.858th.
Kevin Miquel: +11.769th.
Adrien Dailly: +13.8210th.
Cody Kelley: +15.01
STAGE 2Stage Updates15:45 pm PDT
While the top men are still tackling stage one the Pro Women have made it to the second stage of the day with Jennifer Makgill taking an early lead once again.15:45 pm PDT
Both Katy Winton and Rae Morrison can't match Makgill's time and go third and fourth respectively.15:50 pm PDT
Ines Thoma goes fastest by over two seconds. 15:52 pm PDT
Becky Cook comes across the line fourth with the final few Pro Women riders remaining.15:53 pm PDT
ALN takes the fastest time of stage two so far by over five and a half seconds!15:54 pm PDT
Morgane Charre goes second and is back at the top of the race after an 8th place finish on stage one. 15:55 pm PDT
Noga Korem repeats stage one and is fastest with one rider left. 15:56 pm PDT
Isabeau Courdurier is just unstoppable this season and gets another stage win. 16:15 pm PDT
After an exciting stage one the Pro Men are at stage two and currently Mitch Ropelato has a four and a half-second lead over Martin Maes. 16:22 pm PDT
The top 30 men are now descending stage two, the last stage of the day. 16:23 pm PDT
Jesse Melamed goes into third, seven seconds off Ropelato's time. 16:27 pm PDT
Stage one winner Richie Rude can't match the speed of Mitch Ropelato and crosses the line third, 4.78
seconds back.16:34 pm PDT
Adrien Dailly takes second place, Ropelato's time is looking unbeatable at the moment. 16:36 pm PDT
Kevin Miquel goes into fifth, over six seconds off the pace.16:37 pm PDT
Sam Hill goes fastest by over two seconds!16:41 pm PDT
Florian Nicolai finishes the last stage of the day 21st but there is no sign of Ed Masters. 16:50 pm PDT
It looks like Ed Masters has crashed on stage and has yet to finish the stage. We will update you with the news as soon as we know more. Update: sounds like Eddie broke his wrist. We're gutted for you Towball, heal up soon!Stage ResultsPro Women1st.
Isabeau Courdurier: 5:04.252nd.
Noga Korem: +1.803rd.
Morgane Charre: +10.105th.
Ines Thoma: +11.756th.
Jennifer Makgill: +14.237th.
Amy Morrison: +15.508th.
Becky Cook: +18.779th.
Rae Morrison: +19.6710th.
Miranda Miller: +19.87Pro Men1st.
Sam Hill: 4:18.902nd.
Mitch Ropelato: +2.303rd.
Adrien Dailly: +5.974th.
Martin Maes: +6.845th.
Richie Rude: +7.086th.
Kevin Miquel: +8.577th.
Jesse Melamed: +10.168th.
Evan Geankoplis: +11.359th.
Cody Kelley: +11.6810th.
Elliott Heap: +11.78Overall after Stage TwoPro Women1st.
Rae MorrisonPro Men1st.