Team Australia leads opening day of Portugal’s ISDE

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Team Australia’s Recover8-backed World Trophy defence has started strongly as the squad leads day one of the 2019 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Portugal, while the Junior World Trophy and Women’s World Trophy teams are currently first and third respectively.

The World Trophy team topped the category on day one, where it holds a 19.53s advantage over Team USA and Team Italy. Great Britain and Finland currently complete the top three.

In the Junior World Trophy, Team Australian holds down the top spot with a 1m14.10s lead ahead of Team USA, as France holds down third followed by Italy and Great Britain.

The Women’s World Trophy class sees Team Germany sit atop the standings, with Team USA in second and six-time defending champions Team Australia in third. Great Britain and Spain are ranked in positions four and five.

Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team’s Daniel Sanders leads the individual outright results ahead over Spaniard Josep Garcia (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) and American Ryan Sipes (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing).

Australians Fraser Higlett (Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team), Luke Styke (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing), Lyndon Snodgrass (KTM Enduro Racing Team) feature inside the top 10 in positions seven, nine and 10, while compatriots Josh Green (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing), Michael Driscoll (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing) and Matt Phillips (KTM) are ranked 16th, 28th, and 35th.

Tayla Jones (Husqvarna) sits third in the individual Women’s outright rankings, followed by Jessica Gardiner (Yamaha) and Mackenzie Tricker (KTM) in fifth and 12th.

Sanders controls the E3 division, with Higlett, Green, Driscoll and Phillips taking up spots three, six, nine and 13 in the E2 category. In E1, Styke and Snodgrass are fifth and sixth respectively.

Detailed results


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