Haaker steals SuperEnduro points lead with Madrid victory

Webb and Gomez complete the podium in Spain’s third round.

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Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Colton Haaker has gained control of the 2019 FIM Maxxis SuperEnduro World Championship after claiming victory at Madrid’s third round at the weekend in Spain.

The American put on a thrilling performance with a 1-3-1 scorecard, granting him the overall win by 21 markers over former points leader Cody Webb (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing).

Alfredo Gomez (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing) closed out the first three, just three points behind Webb, while top five was completed by Pol Tarres (Husqvarna) and Blake Gutzeit (Husqvarna).

Haaker now leads Webb by 13 points heading into the penultimate round at Budapest in Hungary on 9 February, while Taddy Blazusiak (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) holds down P3 in the standings after a damaging night in Spain.

Detailed results

Source: MotoOnline.com.au

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