McCanney and Salvini score EnduroGP wins in Italy
Freeman continues to control the championship standings.
Daniel McCanney (TM Racing Factory Enduro Team) and Alex Salvini (Honda) have scored victories at Rovetta’s fifth round of the 2019 Maxxis EnduroGP World Championship in Italy.
TM-mounted McCanney charged to outright EnduroGP top honours in Saturday’s opening stage, narrowly defeating reigning champion Steve Holcombe (Team Beta Factory Racing) by 0.06s, followed by Matteo Cavallo (Sherco) in third.
The E1 category saw Cavallo emerge victorious, beating home Thomas Oldrati (Honda RedMoto World Enduro Team) and Bradley Freeman (Beta), as the E2 class was taken out by Loic Larrieu (TM Racing Factory Enduro Team) ahead of Christophe Charlier (Honda RedMoto World Enduro Team) and Benjamin Herrera (Team Beta Factory Racing). In the E3 division, it was McCanney who bested Holcombe and David Abgrall (Beta Oxmoto).
Sunday’s second stage was topped by Salvini in the outright EnduroGP classification, joined on the podium by Larrieu and Antoine Basset (Husqvarna). The E1 class was taken out by Oldrati, Rudy Moroni (KTM) and Freeman, as the E2 class saw the top three completed by Salvini, Larrieu and Basset. Holcombe was first in E3 ahead of McCanney and Anthony Geslin (Beta).
The EnduroGP World Championship now heads to Uhlirske Janovice in the Czech Republic on 13-15 September.