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Husqvarna Australia Reflect on Stella 2018 AD4E Campaign.

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Husqvarna Australia Reflect on Stella 2018 AD4E Campaign.
Putting on a dominant display in the E2 class all week long aboard the FE 450, Sanders was rewarded with the crown on Saturday‰Ûªs fourth and final day
I<bt was a stellar showing for Husqvarna Enduro Racing at the 2018 Australian Four-Day Enduro (A4DE) in Cessnock, New South Wales, as Daniel Sanders captured the E2 class title, while teammates Lachlan Stanford and Fraser Higlett earned podiums in their respective categories.

Putting on a dominant display in the E2 class all week long aboard the FE 450, Sanders was rewarded with the crown on Saturday‰Ûªs fourth and final day. The only rider to challenge eventual Outright victor Daniel Milner, Sanders fell shy of the top spot to be granted a well-deserved second in the overall standings.

‰ÛÏIt was good to win the E2 class and lead every day, unfortunately, I didn‰Ûªt get the Outright win, which was the ultimate goal.

The bike was good and I didn‰Ûªt have any faults with it all week, I was just trying to keep the body in one piece as much as I could. It was very gruelling, especially later on in the week ‰ÛÒ each day we just got through it. The trail and the amount of track we were able to ride out here was just awesome.‰Û
Husqvarna Australia Reflect on Stella 2018 AD4E Campaign.
In the E3 division, Stanford pieced the puzzle together, positioning himself second overall in the class, adding to the Team‰Ûªs podium success
In the E3 division, Stanford pieced the puzzle together, positioning himself second overall in the class, adding to the Team‰Ûªs podium success at the prestigious event. In the Outright standings, Stanford was an impressive fifth, making in two Husqvarna‰Ûªs within the top five fastest times.

‰ÛÏI started the week off a little slower than where I wanted to be, so that put me behind on day one. From there we changed a few little things, started building and getting faster. My FE 501 went really, really good ‰ÛÒ I definitely put it through its paces this week with the dusty conditions and really technical, rocky terrain ‰ÛÒ it was really torturous on the bikes actually, but it didn‰Ûªt miss a beat.

"I couldn‰Ûªt have done it without all the team and supporters who helped out, it was awesome.‰Û
Husqvarna Australia Reflect on Stella 2018 AD4E Campaign.
1 rookie Higlett put in one of the most impressive performances of the week, seeing himself inside the top five Outright for much of the week
E1 rookie Higlett put in one of the most impressive performances of the week, seeing himself inside the top five Outright for much of the week until a one-minute penalty demoted him to seventh.

Nonetheless, he was able to pilot his FE 250 to second in the E1 class, finishing just a fraction off the number one position.

‰ÛÏIt was an awesome week, it was good to be in the top five Outright for two days, which was pretty cool. I got a fair few top threes Outright in the tests throughout the week too, and obviously I got second in E1 ‰ÛÒ I‰Ûªve taken a bit ofconfidence from the week and know hat I can be up at the top end of the field.‰Û
Husqvarna Australia Reflect on Stella 2018 AD4E Campaign.
In addition to the team‰Ûªs incredible effort, Husqvarna stood atop of the Manufacturer standings thanks to a list of exceptional results.
In addition to the team‰Ûªs incredible effort, Husqvarna stood atop of the Manufacturer standings thanks to a list of exceptional results.

‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm really happy with the whole effort from the team this week, it‰Ûªs a fantastic result for Chucky to be battling with Daniel Milner for the Outright lead all week, and there were a few days where it was really close in tests between the two, and fantastic for him to get a class win in E2." Christian Horwood - Team Manager, Husqvarna Enduro Racing Team said.

"Fraser got a second in E1 and battled with the top guys in his class, and it came down to the final moto. Lachy also had an improvement over his last A4DE, he was second again in E3, buthe moved to fifth Outright, improving on his last result.

"It was a fantastic team effort from everyone, and it looks like we‰Ûªve won theManufacturers class as well, which is unreal.‰Û

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