Round two of the Austrian Enduro Trophy series witnessed an amazing performance of Bernhard Schöpf as he completed the race and went home with his second victory of the season. On the previous weekend the Austrian Enduro Trophy 2018 disembark in Rinegg and Ranten intended for the second round of the series. With brand new location consisting of a five kilometer track offered the riders with a number of technical forest route, fast meadows along with numerous demanding hills.
The victor of the Enduro Trophy round within Wimpassing, Bernhard Schöpf sustained his form at Rinegg: “After the start I was able to three, four corners take over the lead. But when the laps began, my lead was quickly gone.”
“Manuel (Lettenbichler) and Thomas (Hostinsky) had warmed up by then and were applying the pressure. Thomas then took the lead but I was able to fight back to the top and I am very happy about this race win.” told Schöpf.
Second in the spot was Manuel Lettenbichler who is presently during training intended for the outdoor hard enduro races following his SuperEnduro season.
“My race went pretty well. I’m especially happy that I was able to maintain the speed for the entire two hours. I would have liked, of course, if the track would have been even more difficult. But it was a very good enduro training for me. “, told Lettenbichler.
The East Tyrolean veteran Matthias Wibmer rounds up the podium at third place. The Husqvarna contender was in disputation at first, however had to let the trio Schöpf/Lettenbichler/Hostinsky go.
“I tried to stay as close as possible. Thomas Hostinsky has obviously taken too much risk and made some mistakes. So I finally managed to catch him and drive to the podium.” said Wibmer.
The thrirs round of the Enduro Trophy will be held on June 16. This event is known best for its legendary gravel slope right off the beggining which ensures impressive sight each year.