The second event of twelve in three weeks of Crankworx Summer Series racing action kicked off in SilverStar today. Here's who stood on the podium after some exciting racing. . Elite Women
1. Vaea Verbeeck
2. Casey Brown
3. Miranda Miller
4. Georgia AstleElite Men
1. Bas Van Steenbergen
2. Finn Iles
3. Lucas Cruz
4. Remi Gauvin
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Live Race Updates:
13:52pm: Jesse Melamed drops a chain against Luca Cruz and finishes second in the heat.
13:54pm: Mark Wallace crosses the line ahead of Henry Fitzgerald.
13:56pm: Jakob Jewett going up against Finn Iles. Iles goes fastest.
13:59pm: First round of 16 is complete. Going into the second round it's:
Van Steenbergen vs Verner (+0.68 )
McDowall (+0.19) vs Woolley
Gauvin (+0.21) vs Cousinie
Burke (+1.27) vs Sherlock
Melamed (+1.50) vs Cruz
Fitzgerald (+0.45) vs Wallace
Vezina (+0.73) vs Jamieson
Jewett (+0.91) vs Iles
14:04pm: First-place qualifier Bas Van Steenbergen goes into the round of 8 as he wins against Rhys Verner.
14:07pm: Kirk McDowall moves into the round of 8 as Kasper Wooley has a spectacular save.
14:09pm: Remi Gauvin coming from behind against Fabien Cousinie and knocks him out of the round of 8.
14:11pm: Nice save from Trevor Burke, Seth Sherlock goes into the round of 8.
14:15pm: Jesse Melamed wins the second heat against Luca Cruz but can't make up the +1.50 differential so it's Cruz that moves onto the round of 8.
14:17pm: Mark Wallace holds on with his time on run 1 and moves into the round of 8 while Fitzgerald is out of the race.
14:24pm: An eventful run with a burped tire and chest to stem for McKay Vezina.
14:22pm: A big crash from Jakob Jewett in the round of 16 against Finn Iles.
14:28pm: The women are up next! Miranda Miller is up against Leonie Picton. Miranda Miller finishes +1.29 ahead of Leonie Picton
14:32pm: Georgia Astle finishes ahead of Lanthier Nadeau in the first round of 8 by +0.76
14:34pm: Second place qualifier Casey Brown goes down ahead of Lucy Schick with Schick the max differential of +1.5 behind Brown.
14:36pm: Bas Van Steenbergen finishes ahead of Kirk McDowall in the first heat in the round of 8 for the men.
14:58pm: Miranda Miller moves into the round of 4 ahead of Leonie Picton.
15:26pm: It's going to be Verbeeck vs. Brown in the big final for the women and Miller vs. Astle for the Bronze medal round.
15:29pm: It's going to be Bas Van Steenbergen vs Finn Iles in the gold medal match up.
15:34pm: Time for the Bronze Medal match up. Astle vs Miller. Going into round two it's Miller +0.22 behind Astle.
15:35pm: Remi Gauvin vs Lucas Cruz for the men's Bronze Medal match. Gauvin goes off course so it's Cruz that wins this first heat.
15:43pm: TIGHT racing, Vaea Verbeeck vs. Casey Brown - Brown goes into the lead by 0.3 seconds going into the second heat in the Gold Medal match.
15:48pm: Another bronze medal for Miller over Georgia Astle! Cruz the bronze over Gauvin in fourth for the men.
15:51pm: Vaea takes the win over Casey Brown. 100 points for Vaea and 85 for Casey.