Dirt and Trail August 2019

RobRidefast

yet again aboard his YZ250FX. “Impi went

really well for me and I was surprised how

well I did in the Time Trial which helped

me for starting positions in Day 1 and

Day 2. All in all, I had a great Impi event

and thankful to be on the top step again.”

Bruce placed 1st overall for the day in

the Masters’ category and increased his

championship lead.

Denzil “The General” Torlage had a great

ride aboard his YZ250X. “I had a tough

time navigating in Day 2 as my GPS froze

and wasted a lot of time trying to find the

correct route. All in all, I’m happy to have

completed the event and had I a great ride

overall” Denzil finished the day off in fifth

place in the Masters’ category.

Husqvarna: A win and a couple

of thirds in Hard Enduro

Pepson Plastics Husqvarna rider William

Oosthuizen crowned a stunning weekend

for the team with his fourth South African

National Enduro Championship E1 class

win on the trot at the IMPI Hard Enduro in

Zululand over the weekend. Teammates

Matthew Green also starred en route to a

third in E1 200cc, while Brett Swanepoel

came home fourth in open class E2 in

Eshowe.

“I had to work for that one!” Mossel

Bay star William Oosthuizen owned up.

“Thursday’s time trial never went quite as

planned and I found myself seven minutes

off the pace, but I fought hard to halve

the gap on Friday and then Saturday was

brilliant and I managed to turn it around to

win by five minutes. “We fought hard this

weekend and it paid off — that’s four E1

wins out of four races! “Huge thanks to my

brilliant Pepson Plastics team for a superb

Husqvarna as always this weekend.”

Matthew Green enjoyed his best result

of the season as he raced to a strong

third to make it a double Pepson Plastics

Husqvarna podium in E1 at the IMPI. “I

had a good run this weekend,” Matthew

confirmed. “I was in the top three

throughout and my Pepson Plastics

Husqvarna ran like a dream — it was also

a good weekend for the championship, so

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