Round six of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship saw Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Bolt move to the top of the series standings.
A hard fought second-place result saw Bolt saw Bolt move up the championship table as Teammate Alfredo Gomez enjoyed a mixed outing at the Polish race, winning the Saturday night SuperEnduro before finishing seventh in Sunday’s main race.
With just one point separating Bolt from championship leader Manuel Lettenbichler prior to the start of HERO Challenge, Billy arrived in Poland with his sights set on doing all he could to move to the top of the title chase. Highly motivated following his victory last time out in the USA, Bolt began the proceedings in a determined mood.
“It’s been a full-on weekend with lots of styles of racing,’ said Bolt.
“Today’s cross country race was physical out there for the three hours. I don’t have much left in the tank now! I would have loved to take the win, but second place is great for the championship and now puts me in the lead by one point.”
“I was battling with Wade at about mid distance. But I needed an extra pit stop and lost some ground. A crash then saw me lose sight of him, so I just tried to play it safe. I didn’t want to make any more mistakes and lose a position to Mani either.”