Airoh to the attack in the EnduroGP in Portugal
New great victories for AIROH HELMETS in the GP of Portugal, raced in Valpaços, about 160 km northwest of Porto, on 3rd-5thMay. Amazing weekend for the English four-time World Champion Steve Holcombe (Beta), who scored a thrilling double victory in the E3 class and a resounding victory and a second place in the EnduroGP ranking.
AIROH HELMETS ruled the Youth class too with the young New Zealander Hamish MacDonald (Sherco), who got a double win thanks to amazing times recorded in all the twenty-two special tests.
The Portuguese race was a classic Enduro: challenging, exciting, spectacular, full of twists and turns and even technical. After the record of 139 riders in the GP of Germany, in Portugal the were 89 participants, confirming the positive trend of the new rules and classes introduced this year by the FIM.
In addition to Holcombe and MacDonald’s successes, in the E1 class Davide Guarneri (Honda-RedMoto) got two second places. Behind him twice third the young Matteo Cavallo (Sherco-CH Racing), two times fourth Thomas Oldrati (Honda-RedMoto), who struggled on the hard and rocky ground of Portugal. In E1 class top five completed by Rudy Moroni (KTM-Farioli).
In the E2 class Christophe Charlier (Honda-RedMoto) was twice on the second step of the podium, while the Chilean Benjamin Herrera (Beta) finished once fifth and once fourth.
In the Junior EJ1 class a third and a second position for the French Theo Espinasse (Sherco-CH Racing). Two second places for the English Jack Edmondson (Sherco-CH Racing) in the Junior EJ2 class.
Among the Youth, Manolo Morettini (KTM-Farioli) got a ninth and a sixth position.
Now no break: the Enduro World Championship moves to Spain, to Santiago de Compostela, where this weekend will take place the third GP of the season.