FMF KTM Factory Racing‰Ûªs Cody Webb has won the 2018 FIM Maxxis SuperEnduro World Championship at the Sparbanken Arena in Sweeden.
In an action-packed final round, Webb‰Ûªs fifth place overall result was enough to clinch his first ever world title.
Claiming a career-first overall victory, Billy Bolt delivering arguably the best performance of his career. Bolt raced his way to two wins from three starts at the final round to secure the top step of the podium and ended the championship as runner-up in the final standings. Jonny Walker
finished as runner-up on the night with Taddy Blazusiak taking third.
After having a year out of racing in Europe, to come back and be World Champion is amazing ‰ÛÒ this is definitely the most important title I have won so far.
Adding the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship to his 2017 AMA Endurocross title, Cody Webb
is undisputedly the man to beat in indoor enduro. Despite a tough final round, the American was overjoyed with his first ever World title.
"I am so happy, I can‰Ûªt tell you what this means to me," Webb enthused. "Of course, I feel bad for Taddy, he was riding really well tonight. The championship has been great and for it to come down to the wire shows how high the quality really is ‰ÛÒ I have so much respect for every single rider in this series. I was riding really tight tonight ‰ÛÒ I think because of my nerves ‰ÛÒ and Taddy was pushing so hard. He had some bad luck tonight, but I‰Ûªve had a couple of bad rounds too.
"After having a year out of racing in Europe, to come back and be World Champion is amazing ‰ÛÒ this is definitely the most important title I have won so far. After my riding tonight, I know there are still some things I have to work on so I‰Ûªll go away now, regroup and prepare for the WESS this summer," Webb concluded.