Unable to match Remes‰Ûª speed Nathan Watson nevertheless put a frustrating opening day‰Ûªs performance behind him to finish second. Performing well on all tests, especially the extreme test, Nathan placed 31 seconds ahead of Danny McCanney (Husqvarna) who like Nathan bounced back from a disappointing first day. Failing to finish day one, Pascal Rauchenecker (Husqvarna) placed fourth ahead of Italians Alessandro Battig (Honda) and Rudy Moroni (KTM).
Helped by the DNF of Matt Phillips, Loic Larrieu picked up the Enduro 2 class win finishing just over one-and-a-half seconds ahead of countryman Mathias Bellino. Despite Bellino setting the fastest time in the event‰Ûªs closing extreme test, Larrieu had done enough earlier in the day to claim a hard fought win.
‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm really pleased that the GP of Italy has ended in such a positive way for me because it certainly didn't start like that,‰Û