News 17 Nov 2019

Australia lifts ISDE Junior World Trophy as USA wins World Trophy

Australia's Sanders crowned outright champion in Portugal.

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Team Australia has been crowned Junior World Trophy champions at Portugal’s 2019 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE), as Team USA captured the World Trophy victory.

Team USA was able to fend off a charge from Team Australia on the final day to emerge victoriously, the green and gold reducing their lead to 1m45s. Team Italy rounded out the podium, followed by Team Spain and Team Finland.

In the Junior World Trophy category, Team Australia dominated the class, winning by a staggering 9m13s over Team USA. Team Spain was third ahead of Team Portugal and Team Belgium.

Team USA earned the Women’s World Trophy following a commanding performance all week, defeating Team Germany and Team Great Britain. Team Sweden and Team Spain locked out the top five, while Australia was ranked eighth after Mackenzie Tricker (KTM) and Tayla Jones (Husqvarna) were forced out of the event earlier in the week.

Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team’s Daniel Sanders was crowned outright champion over Spaniard Josep Garcia (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) and American Taylor Robert (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing).

Australians Lyndon Snodgrass (KTM Enduro Racing Team), Luke Styke (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing) and Fraser Higlett (Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team) finished in positions seven, nine and 10, while compatriots Josh Green (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing) and Michael Driscoll (Active8 Yamaha Yamalube Racing) were 12th and 16th outright.

Jessica Gardiner (Yamaha) completed the event fourth in the Women’s outright standings. Sanders captured the E3 crown, while Higlett, Green and Driscoll were fourth, fifth and seventh overall in E2. Snodgrass and Styke were third and fourth respectively in the E1 category.

Detailed results