By setting a stunning pace around the short two-minute loop, Husaberg’s Mathias Bellino recorded the fastest time of the evening to top both the Enduro Junior and the overall classification. Making short work of the slippery and muddy conditions, Bellino lead home KTM’s David Knight by almost one-second, while home favourite Joakim Ljunggren (Husaberg) was third fastest overall.
Seistola leads the way in Enduro 1... © Edmunds / Enduro21.com
In Enduro 1 it was Husqvarna’s Matti Seistola that clocked the fastest time to edge out Sherco’s Fabien Planet by just three tenths of a second as Italy’s Thomas Oldrati finished one-second adrift in third. Championship leader Antoine Meo (KTM), who is feeling the effects of a recent flu, made a cautious start to the night to finish 11 seconds behind Seistola in 16th.
Making it a double celebration for Husqvarna, Finland’s Juha Salminen topped the Enduro 2 standings. Husaberg’s Pela Renet chased him home for second with KTM’s Johnny Aubert in third. Championship leader, Cristobal Guerrero (KTM) recorded the sixth fastest time in Enduro 2.
David Knight controls an early advantage in Enduro 3... © Edmunds / Enduro21.com
It was a magical start to the GP of Sweden for KTM’s David Knight when he edged out local favourite Joakim Ljunggren (Husaberg) to set the quickest time in Enduro 3. With Ljunggren just seven tenths behind him, TM Racing’s Aigar Leok placed over three seconds behind the duo in third. Championship leader Christophe Nambotin had an evening to forget when he crashed hard and dropped down to 13th overall in Enduro 3.
The crowds were plentiful at the super test... © Edmunds / Enduro21.com
Powering his way around the slick grass course, Bellino placed almost five seconds clear of his nearest rival, Andrea Linusson (Honda) to top Enduro Junior. Spain’s Mario Roman (KTM) was third fastest, while Danny McCanney (Gas Gas) and Kevin Rohmer (Yamaha) completed the top five.
Portugal’s Luis Oliveira (Yamaha) topped Enduro Youth Cup with Nelson Oliver (KTM) and Jamie McCanney (Husaberg) rounding out the top three.