Dominating the Hawkstone Park Cross-Country, Spain’s Josep Garcia (KTM) jumped from fifth to third in the World Enduro Super Series to become a serious title contender with just two rounds remaining. Claiming a start-to-finish victory at round six, the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider finally got to display his impressive raw speed as he stormed his way to a commanding win at the Original Fast Eddy Cross-Country.
Now, with two rounds left in this year’s inaugural WESS championship, the Spaniard feels he’s hitting his stride at just the right time to challenge for the title of ULTIMATE ENDURO CHAMPION…
“Josep Garcia – The New World Enduro Super Series Title Contender” verder lezen
Spain’s Josep Garcia (KTM) has put in a dominant display of riding at the Hawkstone Park Cross-Country to claim a start-to-finish victory at round six of the World Enduro Super Series. Firmly stamping his authority on the proceedings, the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing rider continued on his winning performance from Saturday’s qualifying Sprint Enduro to charge to the top step of the podium in Sunday’s Original Fast Eddy Cross-Country, securing his first win of the 2018 WESS series.
It was a memorable race for British riders as fan favourites Nathan Watson (KTM) and Billy Bolt (Husqvarna) secured podium results at their home race with second and third respectively. In finishing third on the day Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Bolt becomes the new championship leader with two rounds remaining.
“Josep Garcia Dominates Hawkstone Park Cross-Country In Great Britain” verder lezen
Spain’s Josep Garcia (KTM) sets the pace at round six of the World Enduro Super Series to secure the Fast Eddy Sprint Enduro win at the Hawkstone Park Cross-Country in Great Britain.
Putting in a world-class performance, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Garcia stamped his authority on Saturday’s Sprint Enduro to secure a 35-second margin of victory over teammate Nathan Watson (GB). Ensuring two British riders claimed podium results, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Bolt edged out Spaniard Jaume Betriu (KTM) by two seconds for third overall.
“Josep Garcia Takes Early Advantage At Hawkstone Park Cross-Country” verder lezen
With just three rounds remaining on the 2018 calendar, WESS riders now move away from the hard enduro events that made up the majority of the races to date and take on two cross-country competitions. The first is Hawkstone Park, a circuit synonymous with world-class racing having hosted international motocross for over 60 years.
2017 saw the Hawkstone Park Cross-Country run as a round of the EnduroGP World Championship. Nathan Watson won the top class with teammate Josep Garcia finishing third in the Enduro2 category. This year, the pair will be joined by hard enduro star Taddy Blazusiak as they take on the tough, sandy terrain of the famous venue.
“RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING HEAD TO HAWKSTONE PARK FOR WESS ROUND SIX” verder lezen