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Steve Holcombe crowned 2017 EnduroGP World Champion

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The opening day of competition at the Acerbis GP of Germany in Zschopau saw the crowning of the 2017 EnduroGP World Champion.

Steve Holcombe (Beta) put the finishing touches to his incredible season to win his second Enduro World Championship title in style, topping the EnduroGP class for a fifth time this season and finishing in front of Christophe Nambotin (KTM) and Loic Larrieu (Yamaha). Danny McCanney (Husqvarna) secured his first Enduro 2 class win of 2017 while Brad Freeman (Beta) topped the Enduro Junior class with Maria Franke (KTM) securing the win in the Enduro Woman‰Ûªs category by the narrowest of margins. Holcombe
Steve Holcombe and the Beta team celebrate the 2017 EnduroGP World Championship. Photo: Future7 Media
Unquestionably, day one of the Acerbis GP of Germany belonged to Steve Holcombe (Beta). Entering the event with a commanding 40-point advantage at the top of the EnduroGP championship standings, the British rider put his name to the coveted EnduroGP championship with a controlled class win. ‰ÛÏIt feels great to finally wrap-up the EnduroGP World Championship title,‰Û
Steve Holcombe in action. Photo: Future7 Media
‰ÛÏObviously, I wanted to be doing this (winning) earlier in the year but to finally get a win feels great,‰Û
Enduro 2 class winner Danny McCanney
‰ÛÏIt‰Ûªs been a great day,‰Û

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