At the top of the standings, Classic Enduro specialists Watson and Garcia were quick to set the pace, heading the provisional standings at the end of the opening qualification run. Walker and Blazusiak were close behind in third and fourth.
Despite rougher conditions, the majority of riders went faster for run two. Considerably improving his time on the Motocross test, Watson put his name to the top of the results sheet heading into Sunday‰Ûªs final. With just eight seconds separating them, Garcia took second place, while series leader Walker ensured a strong, front row start with third.
Round four winner, Sherco Factory Racing‰Ûªs Wade Young was sixth fastest behind Bolt and Blazusiak. Setting the seventh fastest time, Dominik Olszowy ensured two Polish riders qualified inside the top 10.
Finishing five seconds behind Olszowy, Beta Factory Racing‰Ûªs Travis Teasdale was eighth and fellow South African Blake Gutzeit ninth. Second to Walker in the championship standings, Germany‰Ûªs Manuel Lettenbichler confirmed his place on the front row with 10th.