Wildcard trip at FIM EnduroGP World Championship opener • Complete Motorbike


Reigning 2023 SuperEnduro World Champion Bolt selected to race the opening spherical of EnduroGP to assist construct each his velocity and endurance forward of the beginning of the FIM Onerous Enduro World Championship following a winter of dash model SuperEnduro occasions and races. Selecting to trip his favoured FE 350 noticed him step into the Enduro2 class and compete towards a number of EnduroGP world champions and basic enduro specialists. Billy wasn’t fazed nonetheless and got here out swinging within the sandy Friday night Tremendous Take a look at to put a formidable seventh in school.

Into the primary full day of competitors, Bolt was capable of maintain his personal on the dry, tough Italian tracks, claiming two top-three check outcomes on his strategy to sixth place in E2. Sunday continued in very a lot the identical approach, and even after struggling a crash within the enduro check, Billy held on to the end, finally claiming seventh place in Enduro2 – a strong end result for the indoor and excessive enduro specialist.

Bolt now switches his focus to the opening spherical of the 2023 FIM Onerous Enduro World Championship – the Xross Onerous Enduro Rally, held in Serbia from Could 17-20.

Billy Bolt: “I’m right here on the end and in a single piece, which is unquestionably a constructive. Yeah, I knew what I used to be getting in to, and it’s actually been a tricky weekend, however I’ve loved it. The checks right this moment had been lots rougher than yesterday clearly, so I attempted a distinct setting on my forks, which didn’t assist me, so I used to be struggling immediately. I had a fairly large crash within the enduro check, which misplaced me numerous time, so after that I didn’t need to push too laborious and danger an excessive amount of. I’ve completed each days and constructed my stamina again up, which will likely be an actual assist forward of the Onerous Enduro World Championship – I’ve solely actually achieved six-minute races since final July. Racing in Italy is all the time cool – even while you mess up a check and also you’re feeling a bit sorry for your self, you lookup and there’s an enormous crowd of individuals cheering for you. It’s laborious to beat that feeling. The highest guys listed below are on one other degree, however I’ve actually loved having a go and would undoubtedly like to enhance and be a little bit higher ready for subsequent time. I’ve obtained the HEWC to concentrate on now, however I’ll be again within the EnduroGP paddock ultimately.”

Outcomes – 2023 EnduroGP World Championship, Spherical 1, Day 1

1. Andrea Verona (GASGAS) 1:13:51.52
2. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 1:13:55.11
3. Hamish MacDonald (Sherco) 1:14:35.99

6. Billy Bolt (Husqvarna) 1:16:47.53

1. Brad Freeman (Beta) 1:13:27.06
2. Andrea Verona (GASGAS) 1:13:51.52
3. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 1:13:55.11

17. Billy Bolt (Husqvarna) 1:16:47.53

Outcomes – 2023 EnduroGP World Championship, Spherical 1, Day 2

1. Andrea Verona (GASGAS) 1:05:40.05
2. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 1:05:49.16
3. Hamish MacDonald (Sherco) 1:06:42:54

7. Billy Bolt (Husqvarna) 1:09:10.32

1. Brad Freeman (Beta) 1:05:23.86
2. Andrea Verona (GASGAS) 1:05:40.05
3. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 1:05:49.16

21. Billy Bolt (Husqvarna) 1:09:10.32



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