Steward Baylor Jr. grabbed his second win of the season with a powerful efficiency at this weekend’s Lead Belt Nationwide Enduro in Park Hills, Missouri – spherical seven of the Kenda AMA Nationwide Enduro Sequence Powered by FMF. The SRT Racing-backed Baylor received 4 of the six exams, claiming the win by 43-seconds over his brother, Grant, whereas collection level chief Thad DuVall completed third, one other 15 seconds again.
With the win, Steward carved 9 factors out of DuVall’s lead within the collection standings. With simply two rounds remaining the South Carolina rider now sits second, simply seven factors out of first.
Factors chief DuVall turned in a tremendous efficiency, ending third lower than two weeks after tearing a ligament in his left wrist, which compelled him to drop out of this 12 months’s Worldwide Six Days Enduro in France.
“I flew house early from France and I received about 5 completely different opinions on what was unsuitable with my wrist,” stated DuVall. “It was extreme, however perhaps not as extreme as we thought. At first they thought I wanted surgical procedure, but it surely turned out I didn’t want it, which was good. So I rode this weekend with a brace and salvaged what I may.”
DuVall was second-fastest in exams two, 4 and 6, and got here away with third for the day, incomes the Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing unit Racing off-roader 21 invaluable championship factors.
“It was robust,” added DuVall. “I seen within the final check I had to make use of 4 fingers to tug within the clutch. Since I in all probability wasn’t even imagined to be driving immediately, I suppose third place is one thing to be pleased about.”
Grabbing his greatest end of the 12 months with a fourth was Integrity Acquisitions-backed KTM rider Evan Smith, who completed fifth on the final spherical and has been steadily enhancing because the 12 months progresses.
- Steward Baylor (KTM)
- Grant Baylor (Hsq)
- Thad DuVall (Hsq)
- Evan Smith (KTM)
- Josh Strang (Hsq)
- Cory Buttrick (KTM)
- Ben Kelley (KTM)
- Jesse Groemm (KTM)
- Thorn Devlin (Hsq)
- Russell Bobbitt (KTM)