Brive, FRANCE – On the finish of yet one more dry and dusty day on the 92nd working of the FIM Worldwide Six Days Enduro in Brive, France, FMF KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Staff’s Taylor Robert stays second general because the occasion heads into its last part. Once more performing properly, Robert completed simply 6.48 seconds behind Enduro three class winner Christophe Nambotin and sits 13.61 seconds behind Nambotin within the E3 standings after three days.
Twice topping the time sheets within the Enduro three class on day three, Robert put in yet one more robust efficiency to finish the primary half of the occasion in excessive spirits and only a stone’s throw from general chief Christophe Nambotin.
Taylor Robert: “It was a fairly good day once more, I stayed off the bottom so I used to be happy with that. Possibly I may have pushed somewhat bit tougher however I used to be making an attempt to chip away at Nambotin’s lead within the general. I received him on the primary particular take a look at however then it appeared like after that he received me on nearly each different take a look at. I used to be somewhat bummed about that. I’m nonetheless not too removed from him – I have to both shut that hole in the course of the subsequent few days or smoke him in the course of the last moto, which gained’t be straightforward in any respect. Nambo’s so skilled, he has all of it found out. I simply have to push somewhat tougher and never make any errors.”
In distinction to Robert’s spectacular efficiency, Kailub Russell once more struggled to ship his greatest type inserting 16th within the Enduro 2 class.
Kailub Russell: “I’m somewhat caught with the place issues aren’t fairly figuring out for me. My bike set-up is nice, I really feel like I’m doing what I have to do, however I simply can’t get the occasions I would like. I’ve tried just a few various things to attempt to get to the place I would like them to be, however I simply haven’t been capable of figures issues out. I can’t let you know how disillusioned I’m, however I’ll maintain pushing, maintain working, and we’ll see how the second half of the week goes.”
The U.S. Junior Trophy crew fell again to 3rd place right now, however nonetheless is inside putting distance of the French crew. Grant Baylor was the highest performer on that crew. Within the membership classification, Cody Webb had a tricky day, dropping to 22 in his class. His crew, consisting of Ben Kelly and Ty Tremain, sits fourth.
Persevering with their spectacular crew efficiency, Kacy Martinez, Rebecca Sheets and Brandy Richards maintain second within the Ladies’s World Trophy competitors. 5 minutes and 49 seconds behind Australia, crew USA Ladies’s World Trophy squad maintain a seven-minute benefit over third positioned France.
Kacy Martinez: “Day three was good for me. Getting on a brand new course was good, I really feel prefer it boosted my power somewhat and it was simply good to not be preventing with the tore up trails we’d ridden in the course of the first two days. My physique is holding up properly and I felt good as we head into the second half of the race. At present was enjoyable – I actually loved two of the checks. Total, there’s been lots to get used to at this occasion – a variety of stuff that I wasn’t positive about or used to. However now I’m wanting ahead to what now we have arising on days 4, 5 and 6.”
Brandy Richards: “At present wasn’t too dangerous. I did somewhat higher on my checks right now, with just a few errors. It was cool to get onto some new trails and particular checks. I really feel like tomorrow I will push laborious and hopefully put in a robust day.”
Rebecca Sheets: “At present was good, somewhat bit higher than day two. I had some good checks in the course of the first half of the day, which put me into third general round mid-day. Then I had a crash on one of many switch part, which sort of knocked me off my rhythm somewhat. Other than that, issues are wanting good for the crew so fingers crossed we are able to maintain them that method.”
OVERALL CLASSIFICATION (AFTER DAY three OF 6)
- Christophe Nambotin, FRA, E3, 1:17:16.03 (KTM)
- Taylor Robert, USA, E3, +13.61 (KTM)
- Josep Garcia, ESP, E1, +31.56 (KTM)
- Jeremy Tarroux, FRA, E1, +38.72 (SHE)
- Daniel Milner, AUS, E2, +41.93 (KTM)
- Davide Guarneri, ITA, E1 +45.80 (HON)
- Loic Larrieu, FRA, E2, +50.00 (YAM)
- Ryan Sipes, USA, E1, +54.02 (HQV)
- Eero Remes, FIN, E1, +1:15.12 (TM)
- Albin Elowson, SWE, E2, +1:18.21 (HQV)
- Alex Salvini, ITA, E2,+1:38.27 (BET)
- Jaume Betriu, ESP, E3, +1:56.56 (KTM)
- Christophe Charlier, FRA, E2, +2:03.70 (HQV)
- Daniel Sanders, AUS, E3, +2:16.80 (KTM)
- Davide Soreca, ITA, E1, +2:21.28 (HON)
- Henric Stigell, FIN, E1, +2:47.94 (HQV)
- Matthew Phillips, AUS, E3, +2:48.54 (SHER)
- Matti Seistola, FIN, E3, +three:01.62 (KTM)
- Hugo Blanjoue, FRA, E2, three:02.87 (YAM)
- Kailub Russell, USA, E2, +three:04.09 (KTM)