While the United States topped the FIM World Trophy classification on day one, it was Italy who took command of the FIM Junior World Trophy class heading into day two. Eager to set the pace, the three riders of Andrea Verona
, Beta's Matteo Cavallo
and TM rider Davide Soreca
also all placed consistently well within the overall individual classification.
Behind them, defending champions France are within striking distance of their rivals, sitting thirteen seconds adrift as runners up on day one. With only a further twenty seconds separating France from third placed United States, competition is already proving close in the Junior ranks.
Helped by Ruy Barbosa‰Ûªs
result of eleventh overall, Chile end day one in fourth, with Australia three seconds behind in fifth.
As expected Australia were quick to establish their dominance in the FIM Women‰Ûªs World Trophy category, taking a commanding lead on day one. Led by GNCC Champion Tayla Jones
, the defending champions have already pulled over ninety seconds clear of the United States in second, with Spain a further two minutes and sixteen seconds back in third. France and Sweden complete the top five.
With Taylor Robert fastest outright, the American rider also topped the Enduro 2 category. Following Robert home for second overall on day one, Australia‰Ûªs Daniel Sanders
best-placed Enduro 3 competitor, while Robert‰Ûªs teammate Ryan Sipes
was quickest in Enduro 1.
Day two of the FIM ISDE will see riders complete the same Pacific Challenge course.
View full results from day one on the FIM ISDE app or click here.