Walker starts his defence at Tong. British Extreme Enduro Championships Round 1 – Preview
One of the finest ever line up’s of Extreme Enduro athletes will be coming together at the Parkwood 4×4 Centre, Tong, BD4 0RR, on Sunday for the first round of the 2019 British Extreme Enduro Championships.
Images courtesy of Matthew Rudd Photography
Extreme Enduro Legend Graham Jarvis has had a quiet winter, but he will be looking to fire into 2019 with a win. Jarvis will face reigning champion Jonny Walker, who returned from injury last weekend with second in the Valleys Xtreme. Last years third place finisher Paul Bolton will almost certainly be a challenger, as will be the in form Jono Richardson, fresh from winning both the Raw Enduro Mini Extreme and the Valleys Extreme last weekend. Throw into the mix South African hard Enduro ace Travis Teasdale, and you can be sure it’s gonna be a hard fought battle right to the end.
Last years runner up Billy Bolt won’t be racing, being out with injury, but the next batch of fresh talent will be keen to make their mark early doors in the series, including last years Expert Champ Joe Deakin who steps up into the Championship class for 2019. Our feature racer Charlie Frost has also been elevated into the premier class and has been in good form.
The Expert class looks as tough as ever too with the likes of Sam Ludgate, Ben Wibberley and Jack Spencer all expected to be contenders.
This popular venue has seen some nail-biting racing on a course that challenged riders of all abilities over the last few years, but the Fast Eddy track build team have already been looking at some new sections to include at this event to give both riders and spectators that little something extra for 2019.
The event will start with a two-hour morning race for Sportsman, Sportsman Vets and Youth and a two-and-a-half-hour afternoon race for Clubman, Elite Vets, Experts and Championship. As in 2018 the AM race will go one way round the track and the PM race will ride the track in reverse, with a few “tweaks”.
The event starts at 10am.
For more info on the event go to http://fasteddyracing.com or call 07889924560