XCROSS FIM HARD ENDURO
BULGARIA’S TEODOR KABAKCHIEV WINS A STAGE ONE SHOCKER AT THE XCROSS FIM HARD ENDURO
Bulgaria’s Teodor Kabakchiev has claimed a historical debut stage prefer, securing victory on the main rotund day of competition at the Xross Entertaining Enduro Rally, spherical two of the FIM Entertaining Enduro World Championship. The Group Bulgaria powered by ECONT rider’s prefer marks no longer merely a predominant for Kabakchiev in FIM Entertaining Enduro, but additionally a predominant for a Bulgarian competitor.
The main of three offroad days in the Serbian mountains, Kabakchiev took the Day One prefer ahead of GASGAS Factory Racing’s Michael Walkner, while KTM Factory Racing’s Manuel Lettenbichler positioned third. Fourth this day, Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Lumber maintained his lead in the general standings by merely 58 seconds from Kabakchiev.
Teodor’s later initiating time became once a boon making navigation necessary much less difficult and he had gradually increased his lead after the 2nd checkpoint, with Walkner transferring up to 2nd. Finding his feet in his return to racing following a knee injury, Manuel Lettenbichler became once on drag in third. By the third checkpoint the positions had modified yet every other time with Walkner now leading over Kabakchiev, while Lumber became once regrouping quick in third.
In the closing stretch Teodor overhauled Walkner on corrected time to return through for the Day One prefer. Walkner ended his day in 2nd to protect the heavy hitters of Lettenbichler and Lumber at bay in third and fourth. A sturdy droop in the closing levels elevated Graham Jarvis (Jarvis Racing Husqvarna) to fifth.
Powerful day for Sherco’s Roman and Young
No topic an excellent birth to the match, day one didn’t stop too neatly for Sherco Factory Racing’s Mario Roman and Wade Young – both dropping somewhat just a few time to the leaders. Roman hit his foot on a tree stump early on and wanted to grit his teeth to reach the attain. Young – who arrived to Serbia with a crop again foot – aggravated the injury in a riverbed and then later damage his wait on. With Roman nearly 18 minutes in the wait on of Lumber and Young over 20 minutes, both hope for better days on Thursday.
In the general standings it’s still Lumber who’s out entrance. But with merely a 58-2nd help over a undeniable Kabakchiev, request him to pull out the stops on day two. Walkner sits third overall.
DAY TWO- LETTENBICHLER STEAMROLLS, BOLT HITS THE WALL
Mani Lettenbichler’s first walk after six months of rehab had the Factory KTM megastar blowing out into the lead on Stage two, navigated as solo and set on a drag that none may perhaps match. Lettenbichler received the day nearly nine minutes go of Wade Young (battling through a foul wait on), Graham Jarvis and Teo Kabakchiev.
Billy Lumber, the overnight leader had a broken clutch master cylinder to contend with, making it tricky to manipulate his machine. The master cylinder wanted to be modified at the carrier level but his enjoy vitality levels enjoy been the colossal self-discipline and Lumber who executed the day P7, 26 minutes in the wait on of Mani. Mario Roman had a tough droop hampered by a foot injury suffered on Stage one. He’s one hour off the drag.