With heavy rain the the night before the race as well as the threat of more rain during the race, the challenges on man and machine would be a great many.
Lined up on row 33, Jake Froman would start the grueling task of making his was through the slick and muddy trails for 70 plus miles.
Jake would come out of test one feeling like he was a little off the pace, yet placing 5th in the AA-Expert class for that test. Jake made a few adjustments and lined
up for test 2. Jake would roll on in test 2 and 3 carding a 4th in both test putting him 4th in class at the half way point.
Bobbitt Wins Rad Dad National Enduro
KTM Podium Sweep
West Point, TN – FMF KTM Factory racer Russell Bobbitt took his first Kenda AMA National Enduro Series win at the third round of the season after an impressive final test run. His teammate, Kailub Russell finished 2nd while privateer KTM rider Steward Baylor finished 3rd for a KTM podium sweep.
Bobbitt had a great day from start to finish. He finished the first two tests in 3rd position and remained close to the lead rider of Russell who had gone 1-2 in the opening tests. The two riders continued to lead the pack through the remaining tests with Russell having the edge over Bobbitt heading into the final test.
The sixth and final test of the day was a long 12-mile technical test. Rain the night before and intermittently throughout the race had made the course slick. Bobbitt exceled in the conditions and had a great run gaining 48 seconds on Russell.
The fact that Russell Bobbitt never gave up earned him his first overall win of the season in the Kenda AMA National Enduro Series this weekend at the FMF Rad Dad National Enduro in Westpoint, Tennessee. Bobbitt went into the final test trailing his FMF/KTM teammate Kailub Russell by 44 seconds, but turned in a brilliant ride on the slippery, eight-mile stretch of single-track to edge Russell by a just 4 seconds to take the overall win.
KTM North America and Rick's BBQ team up at the FMF Rad Dad National Enduro for a Saturday night dinner to help the Westpoint community Center.
Dinner will be from 5-7pm featuring BBQ sandwiches with Baked Beans and potato salad, sweat tea and water with a minumum donation of $5.00 per person, poroceeds go to West Point Community Center.
Moose Racing with have their semi at the FMF Rad Dad National Enduro this week end with a full line of their 2015 M1 and Sahara gear available for you to try on and experience for yourself how well it fits and all of it's quality features.
So just stop on by their tent and try on some new gear and they will be happy to give you a new Moose Racing hat for checking out the best off-road gear in the business.