The eighth round of the MX Nationals took place in New South Wales on Sunday, at Appin. CDR Yamaha's Josh Coppins claimed his third win of the 2012 season, extending his MX1 lead to 12 points. The MX2 class was won by Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing's Ford Dale as he attempts to close in on series leader Luke Styke. Winner of the MXD class overall at Appin was Raceline Pirelli Suzuki rider Jay Wilson in a breakthrough performance. The MX Nationals will now take two weekends off before continuing at Moree in New South Wales on Sunday, 19 August.