The completion of day five of the 2018 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) marks the final day of Enduro based courses and tests, with riders heading into day six to tackle a Motocross style course and tests.
Wrapping up the penultimate day for the ISDE, competitors faced all new conditions, navigating a forestry course located at Penuelas Lake and Wood.
Team Australia remained steadfast in their goals for the second last day, gaining further ground to secure both the World Trophy Team and the Women‰Ûªs World Trophy Team into first place as they head in the sixth and final day of the ISDE. The Junior World Trophy Team again proved to our international counterparts that the Australian upcoming talent in Enduro racing is nothing short of impressive, as they held onto their position in fifth place overall.
The Australian World Trophy Team produced another spectacular day, showcasing our world class riders on a highly prestigious international stage, increasing their lead ahead of Team USA by just under seven and a half minutes. Trailing Australia and USA is Italy, France and Spain respectively, with Spain rounding out the top five following Australia by just over 20 minutes.
Daniel Milner was the one to beat coming into the ISDE, but he remains untouchable with another consecutive win, scoring a fastest time of 59:59.20. Coming into the final test tomorrow, Milner has an iron fist hold on first place overall, ahead of Taylor Robert from Team USA, by shy of one and a half minutes. Clocking the second fastest time for Team Australia in day five of 1:00:42.98 was Daniel Sanders, who continues to sit comfortable in third podium position overall. Rounding out Australia‰Ûªs World Trophy Team was Josh Strang, who scored a fastest time of 1:01:50.71, and now sits at 10th position overall. The sportsmanship and collaborative team effort that Australia‰Ûªs World Trophy Team continues to display is immensely impressive, as they remain positive and supportive of one another with the clear goal of bringing the World Trophy ‰ÛÏdown under‰Û