The 2019 World Enduro Super Series continues building speed as it heads to France for the second round of the championship, the Tréfle Lozérien AMV.
Switching gears from Hard Enduro to Classic Enduro, the idyllic French countryside surrounding Mende in southern France will become this weekend’s playground for the world’s best Enduro riders. Staged across three days, the 700 entries in this year’s race will face a gruelling 719 kilometres of riding, including 15 timed special tests.
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Spain’s Mario Roman has taken an early lead in the battle to become this year’s ULTIMATE ENDURO CHAMPION, claiming victory at round one of the 2019 World Enduro Super Series – the Toyota Porto Extreme XL Lagares, in Portugal. Putting in a determined display of riding, the Sherco Factory Racing star produced a terrific late race charge to top the podium ahead of teammate Wade Young (RSA) with early race leader Manuel Lettenbichler (KTM – GER) third.
Following two days of action-packed Endurocross and City Prologue racing, the stage was set for Sunday’s Hard Enduro feature race. Among the 300 competitors entered, over 50 Pro riders took to the start line of the demanding two-hour long course, which was to be completed twice. Notoriously difficult, the addition of blisteringly hot sunshine ensured a punishing start to the 2019 WESS championship.
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Spain’s Alfredo Gomez showed himself to be the rider to beat on day two of the World Enduro Super Series opener. Proving to be the Urban Enduro master, the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider claimed victory in the spectacular Porto Prologue.
In an all-out battle for supremacy on the cobbled streets of Porto, Gomez led home a stacked field of over 50 Pro riders, with Taddy Blazusiak (KTM – POL) and Billy Bolt (Husqvarna – GB) joining him on the podium in second and third respectively.
After Friday’s action-packed Endurocross kick-starting round one of WESS with Jonny Walker (KTM – GB) taking the win, the 300 competitors in this year’s Toyota Porto Extreme XL Lagares headed to downtown Porto for the infamous prologue.
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Back with a vengeance, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jonny Walker has taken the win on the opening day of competition at round one of the World Enduro Super Series at Toyota Porto Extreme XL Lagares.
Round one of the 2019 World Enduro Super Series got off to a spectacular start with a night of tightly-fought Endurocross racing in Lagares, Portugal.
Among the entry of almost 300 competitors, over 50 Pro riders went head-to-head during a series of qualification heats and semi-finals to reach the final race.
Showing their best during the evening, Jonny Walker (KTM – GB), Taddy Blazusiak (KTM – POL), Manuel Lettenbichler (KTM – GER), Graham Jarvis (Husqvarna – GB), Josep Garcia (KTM – ESP), Alfredo Gomez (Husqvarna – ESP), Wade Young (Sherco – RSA) plus home favourite Diogo Vieira (Yamaha) took to the start line of the six-minute plus two lap race as favourites.
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