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TRYSTAN HART TAKES RED BULL TKO HARD ENDURO

FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Trystan Hart has claimed victory at spherical six of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship at Crimson Bull TKO. Giving the spectators a North American winner, Hart modified into as soon as simply unstoppable on the Trials Practicing Centre in Sequatchie, Tennessee, USA, winning all of the tournament’s multiple knockout-model races, earlier than capping issues off with a spend in the final to actual his debut FIM Hard Enduro victory.

Crimson Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Manuel Lettenbichler supplied Hart his closest scenario, but modified into as soon as unable to pause the Canadian charging ahead to spend. With Lettenbichler ending as runner-up, Sherco Factory Racing’s Mario Roman done the rostrum in third.

  • Trystan Hart secures memorable spend at Crimson Bull TKO
  • The victory marks the Canadian’s debut FIM Hard Enduro spend
  • Manuel Lettenbichler and Mario Roman total the rostrum
  • Roman holds a narrow one-level championship lead over Lettenbichler

After Thursday’s excitement in nearby Nashville for the Nashville Pro Straight Rhythm, received by AG Racing 89’s Alfredo Gomez, the realm’s most effective Hard Enduro riders got all the procedure down to industrial for spherical six on the Trials Practicing Centre for the Crimson Bull TKO.

Hart leads Lettenbichler, the Canadian step by step pulling out a overjoyed spend. Picture- Kenny King

In the opening Knockout Scamper, Hart with ease topped the time sheets by over one minute from GASGAS Factory Racing’s Taddy Blazusiak in 2d. Crew Bulgaria’s powered by ECONT Teodor Kabakchiev modified into as soon as stop unhurried in third, while Lettenbichler executed over two minutes unhurried Hart in fourth.

With the bulk of the head riders making it through the first Knockout Scamper unscathed, stress mounted for Knockout Scamper 2 with resplendent the head 20 riders supplied a situation in the ‘winner-takes-all’ closing. Hart again topped the time sheets, this time ending over one minute and 35 seconds decided of Roman in 2d, with Kabakchiev a extra one minute and 21 seconds aid in third.

Mario Roman (Sherco): “I’m so gratified to form on the rostrum here. This layout is so intense and likewise you’ve got got to push very laborious with every spherical. Getting on the rostrum is mandatory for the championship too. Issues are stop, but we’re coming in opposition to the slay of the season now so I resplendent must always examine and assist combating as most effective I will for this title.” Picture- Kenny King

All eyes had been on the 30-minute-plus-one-lap closing to stare if Hart may also pull off a resplendent sweep on North American soil and actual his debut FIM Hard Enduro spend. Urged on by the spectators, he didn’t disappoint.

Snappy out entrance, he never appeared aid. Having a mediate about extra and extra overjoyed in the rocky riverbeds with every passing lap, he step by step elevated his lead. Atmosphere the quickest lap of the flee to cap off a ultimate day, Hart crossed the shape line as a truly fundamental and effectively deserved winner. Working his procedure into 2d, Lettenbichler resplendent didn’t possess an respond for Hart in Tennessee and had to resolve for the runner-up result – mirroring his Crimson Bull TKO result from 2021. In the final championship standings, he now strikes to within one level of leader Roman.

Manuel Lettenbichler (KTM): “From the first qualifier I modified into as soon as struggling so wicked on the present time. I in fact possess a foot injury I’ve been managing and on the downhill sections here it modified into as soon as very laborious to govern the rear brake. I resplendent tried to position up every flee as they came and receive my most effective. Nonetheless Trystan rode wonderful on the present time, so hats off to him.” Picture- Kenny King

All over again proving himself to be a model of consistency in 2022, Roman claimed one other podium result with third. Succor in motion following a most modern injury, Wade Young (Sherco) rode a solid flee for fourth. Kabakchiev done the head 5. A actual showing from Ryder Leblond (KTM) noticed the American edge out Alfredo Gomez for sixth.

Sherco’s Wade Young modified into as soon as the final man to form 5 laps. ending up fourth overall. Picture-Kenny King
Bulgaria’s Teodor Kabakchiev executed a lap down and in fifth situation. Picture- Kenny King
Trystan Hart (KTM): “I had fair a limited stress coming into the final because I had received every spherical and I resplendent desired to preserve that momentum rolling. It feels wonderful to spend. This championship is so aggressive, so I’m humbled to be up there with the most attention-grabbing of them. It’s been an wonderful day, I will’t thank the staff and the followers adequate for his or her make stronger. Having the followers cheer me on esteem that modified into as soon as superior!” Picture Kenny King

Results: Spherical 6, Crimson Bull TKO

Final Knockout Scamper

1. Trystan Hart (KTM) 5 laps


2. Manuel Lettenbichler (KTM) 5 laps, +1: 19.577


3. Mario Roman (Sherco) 5 laps, +58.055


4. Wade Young (Sherco) 5 laps, +2: 55.829


5. Teodor Kabakchiev (KTM) 4 laps


6. Ryder LeBlond (KTM) 4 laps, +39.752


7. Alfredo Gomez (GASGAS) 4 laps, +26.267


8. Graham Jarvis (Husqvarna) 4 laps, +43.098


9. Cody Webb (Sherco) 4 laps, +59.056


10. David Cyprian (KTM) 4 laps, +28.429

Letti (2d), Hart (first) and Roman (third) Picture- Kenny King

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