Thad DuVall came from behind in the final test to snatch the victory at the Rattlesnake Enduro in Cross Fork, Pennsylvania. With the win, the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racer took over the series points lead from Steward Baylor.
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Thad DuVall at speed in the grass track test. Thad struggled to keep pace with Josh Toth through the mid-stages of the race, but turned in a blistering time in the final test to take the win.
N-Fab/Am Pro Yamaha’s Josh Toth is becoming a player in the national enduro series and had the win within his grasp but couldn’t keep pace with DuVall and Josh Strang in the final two tests.
Josh Strang grabbed his best finish of the season with a second.
Beta USA’s Drew Higgins bends his lanky frame around one of the many turns in the grass track.
Steward Baylor struggled with injuries at the Rattlesnake but still managed a fourth.
Evan Smith just barely missed the top 10 with an 11th place finish.
Solid Performance KTM’s Jesse Groemm turned in a “solid” performance with a sixth.
Tall ferns made it difficult to read the trail and many riders went down after hitting hidden rocks.
Mike Lafferty muscled a KTM 1090R to 19th place in the Pro division at the Rattlesnake.
Five-time national enduro champ Russ Bobbitt had an off day, finishing ninth.
Shan MooreUS Contributor