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KAILUB RUSSELL SWEEPS KENDA FULL GAS SPRINT ENDURO

In his first race on the brand new 2016 KTM 250 XC-F, Manufacturing facility FMF/KTM’s Kailub Russell took five of 8 unique examination wins on the first day, as well as four of six test wins on day 2 to win the overall of the second round of the Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Collection in Newburg, West Virginia.

A late enhancement to the series, the occasion likewise acted as the East Shore AMA ISDE Qualifier for bikers wishing to get approved for one of Group U.S.A’s Club, Senior citizen, and also Women’s teams. Thirty bikers from as for Oregon competed Letter of Intent, with Factory Beta’s Cory Buttrick taking the E2 course as well as overall LOI wins on the weekend.

The Newburg, WV, race showcased a rolling two-and-a-half-mile turf track go across test as well as a four-mile woods enduro loop. On the very first day of the event, racers completed on each test four times. Kailub Russell came out turning in test one– the cross test– taking the win by four secs over his colleague Russell Bobbitt. KR4/FAR/Husqvarna’s Thad DuVall was the second biker to remove on the cross-examination, however a mechanical problem that called for a mid-test repair service saw him finish 137th because examination, 2:44 slower compared to Russell, placing him in a deep hole to attempt as well as climb up out of the remainder of the weekend.

DuVall, who was recently chosen to represent the USA on its ISDE Prize Group this year in Slovakia, recoiled in the second examination of the day– the enduro test– taking the win by three seconds over Russell. Thad would certainly go on to win 2 more tests on the day, the only other cyclist besides Russell to win a test, as well as claw his back right into the total picture, finishing day one in the 6th location in general.

FMF/KTM’s Russell Bobbitt started the day out with his fastest cross test time and also second-fastest of the session behind Russell. Bobbitt would continuously upload rapid times throughout the day to safeguard second-place after the very first day of racing.

The battle behind Bobbitt was heated up, with Manufacturing facility Beta’s Cory Buttrick as well as Ride MPS/Honda’s Layne Michael ending the day with less than two-tenths of a second dividing them for 3rd and 4th overall.

The fifth put on day one went to Benjamin Kelley, that was riding LOI in the E2 class.

The second day of racing would certainly see the riders deal with the exact same unique tests as day one however backward instructions. Kailub Russell began day two the like day one– with a win on the cross-examination, the initial of 4 test win for him on the day.

Thad DuVall clawed his method right into a fifth-place-overall position after publishing some seriously rapid times throughout the day, taking two examination wins from Russell while doing so, making him the second-fastest cyclist on day 2, fifteen seconds behind the FMF/KTM cyclist.

Layne Michael continued of Cory Buttrick on day 2, finishing third for the day as well as an inevitably third total for the weekend.

Russell Bobbitt rode regularly on day 2 as well as had the ability to hold back the hard-charging Michael to secure second-place-overall for the weekend by nineteen seconds.

Cory Buttrick was 5th on day two, which dropped him to 4th general, however, he did take the E2 LOI course win as well as the LOI overall for the weekend break.

The Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series will certainly resume with its 3rd round on July 18-19 in Indiana. For more details visit www.fullgasenduro.com