Haaker and Webb round out an American sweep of the podium
Irvine, CA (May 20, 2013) – FMF KTM’s Mike Brown won his second X Games Enduro X Gold medal in Barcelona, Spain. He led an American sweep of the podium as Colton Haaker took a close second on the Rockstar/Lucas oil backed JCR Honda and Cody Webb remounted from a big crash to take third on his Beta.
Taddy Blazusiak, the multi time GEICO AMA EnduroCross champion pressured Brown for the win until a spectacular crash on the last lap took him out of contention for the win. The Polish KTM rider remounted in third position but was passed before the finish by Webb, who had crashed on the same log double earlier in the race. Blazusiak finished fourth with Husqvarna’s Cory Graffunder close behind in fifth. Kyle Redmond, Gary Sutherlin, Bobby Prochnau, Alfredo Gomez and Taylor Robert rounded out the top ten.
2013 X Games Enduro X, Barcelona, Men’s Final Results
1 Mike Brown,
2 Colton Haaker
3 Cody Webb
4 Taddy Blazusiak
5 Cory Graffunder
6 Kyle Redmond
7 Gary Sutherlin
8 Bobby Prochnau
9 Alfredo Gomez
10 Taylor Robert
Watch the video of the Men’s final here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlwndmpX_60
In the Women’s Enduro X, Spain’s Laia Sanz thrilled her hometown crowd by coming back from a first turn crash to take the win. Maria Forsberg kept Sanz honest and took the silver medal on her KTM. Sandra Gomez Cantero made it two Spaniard’s on the podium by taking the bronze medal. Tarah Geiger finished fourth ahead of Kacy Martinez, who led in the early going.
2013 X Games Enduro X, Barcelona, Women’s Final Results
1. Lai Sanz
2. Maria Forsberg
3. Sandra Gomez Cantero
4. Tarah Geiger
5. Kacy Martinez
6. Chantelle Bykerk
7. Rachel Gutish
8. Jolene Van Vugt
9. Carmen Segura
10. Laia Mante Sola
Watch the video of the Men’s final here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw7CvXaI8dc
The EnduroCross riders will now head back to the United States for round two of GEICO AMA EnduroCross Series, fueled by Monster Energy inside Sacramento, California’s Sleep Train Arena on Saturday, June 8th. You can get tickets at the following participating Kawasaki Dealers: Good Times Motorsports, PCP Motorsports, Roseville Cycle Kawasaki, Riverfront Kawasaki, Mikes Cycle or via Ticketmaster, http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C004A48A4E0645E?artistid=1305969&majorcatid=10004&minorcatid=25
All of the 2013 GEICO AMA EnduroCross events will feature live online broadcast via the www.EnduroCross.com and www.DirtRider.com websites or the Motor Trend YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/motortrend). So if you can’t be there in person, you can follow it from your favorite online connection.
EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off road racing into a Supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole…and even a few special obstacles like giant tires thrown in! Known as the “toughest racing on two wheels,” this indoor off road racing will certainly keep you on your feet. For the seven EnduroCross events, be sure to log-on to www.motorsportshour.com for local air dates/times for the Lucas Motorsports Hour on the Versus network.
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