Ryan Sipes got back on the winning track by dominating round three of the Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro series in Bristol, Virginia.
The Coastal Racing Husqvarna rider won eight of the 12 tests over the course of the two-day event and claimed the overall win by 50 seconds over runner-up Cory Buttrick. Here’s a look back at the event courtesy of photographer Darrin Chapman.
Jordan Ashburn now has three third-place finishes in three events. The Beta USA-backed Tennessee native claimed one test one on the weekend, winning an Enduro test on Sunday.
SRT Racing’s Cory Buttrick has been hot and cold during the first part of the 2017 season, however the SRT Racing KTM rider was on form in Virginia and came away with the runner-up slot when all was said and done.
Josh Toth has quickly comes to terms with sprint-style racing and turned in his best performance of the season with a fifth place finish on his Am Pro Yamaha.
It’s a given that Ryan Sipes is going to be fast in the Cross tests, but the Kentucky rider has been picking up the pace in the Enduro tests, as well, and came away with four of six Enduro test wins this weekend.
Billy Schlag was the Open A winner and finished eighth overall.
Cole Mattison blasts up a slippery creek bed en route to the Lites A division win and 11th overall.
Steward Baylor had a rough weekend in Virginia. The SRT Racing KTM rider fell in the first test of the weekend and aggravated an old shoulder injury he suffered at the ISDE in Germany a few years ago. Despite the incident, Baylor still managed a fourth overall finish.
Ninth overall finisher Clay Gerstner blasts over a rise in the Cross test on Sunday.
Defending Women’s champ Brooke Cosner splashes her way to third.
Bonanza Plumbing KTM’s Mackenzie Tricker has made a successful transition from motocross to off-road and was a solid second in Virginia in the Women’s Pro division.
US ContributorShan Moore