With the sixth day of the 2010 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) having been cancelled, the results after day five have now been used to determine the official and final classifications.
In the World Trophy contest the French Team of Johnny Aubert (KTM) E2; Nicolas Deparrois (Kawasaki) E2; Seb Guillaume (Husqvarna) E3; Antoine Meo (Husqvarna) E1; Rodrig Thain (TM) E2; and Christophe Nambotin (Gas Gas) E3 were triumphant.
The Italian Team consisting of Alex Salvini (Husqvarna) E1; Alessandro Belometti (KTM) E3; Thomas Oldrati (KTM) E2; Manuel Monni (Yamaha) E2; Simone Albergoni (KTM) E3; and Alessandro Botturi (Husaberg) E3 finished as runners-up.
While Eero Remes (KTM) E1; Jari Mattila (Honda) E1; Juha Salminen (Husqvarna) E2; Marko Tarkkala (Husqvarna) E2; Oskari Kantonen (KTM) E2; and Valtteri Salonen (Husaberg) E3 took third place for Finland.
The Junior Trophy was won by Spain, their four man team including Victor Guerrero (Yamaha) E1; Mario Roman (KTM) E1; Lorenzo Santolino (KTM) E2; and Oriol Mena (Husaberg) E3.
Sweden were the runners-up in this class, the Scandinavian squad being represented by Henrik Lindholm (KTM) E2; Johan Carlsson (Beta) E2; Karl Svensson (Husaberg) E3; and Calle Sjoo (Husaberg) E3. Completing the podium, Team USA were third, thanks to the efforts of Ian Blythe (KTM) E1; Cory Buttrick (KTM) E3; Nick Fahringer (Husaberg) E2; and Robert Taylor (Yamaha) E2.
Matching their male compatriots, the French ladies won the Women’s Cup courtesy of Blandine Dufrene (Gas Gas); Audrey Rossat (Gas Gas); and Ludivine Puy (Gas Gas).
Runners-up in this category were the USA, their team included Kerrie Swartz (KTM); Nicole Bradford (KTM); and Amanda Mastin (Yamaha). Sweden secured third place due to the performances of Camilla Mitkiewicz (KTM); Vanja Kollman (KTM); and Jessika Jonsson (KTM).
FIM Motorcycling Sports Director – Ignacio Verneda and President of the 2010 ISDE Organising Committee – Luis Otero have now issued the following statements about the earlier decision to cancel the final day of the eighty-fifth edition of the FIM International Six Days Enduro.
Ignacio Verneda says: “Firstly I would like to congratulate the organising committee on delivering an excellent sporting event, which has reflected a good image of the discipline of enduro.”
“After five days of such a good competition, I am happy with the decision that has been taken by the organising committee and the FIM Jury.”
“This is 100% the correct decision, as in all cases the security and safety of everyone involved with the event is the most important consideration.”
“Although the risk was only very minimal, we prefer not to take any risk at all. In all cases the decision has been well accepted by the riders, the teams and all those associated with the event.
Luis Otero says: “The organizing committee are extremely sad about this situation, as so far we have enjoyed a fantastic competition. From the start our philosophy was to have fun and for five days everyone has had incredible fun.”
“However due to circumstances beyond our control we have now taken the difficult, but correct decision to cancel the final day.”
“Everyone has seen the steps we have taken to safeguard the security of this magnificent event and in no way do we want to jeopardise the smiles that everyone have been wearing on their faces this week.”
“Our main goal has been the security of the riders in the hills, but now the priority is for the authorities to provide security for all the people in the region.”
2010 FIM INTERNATIONAL SIX DAYS ENDURO
Morelia – Mexico – Final Results
1: France 16.32:01.55
2: Italy 16.42:15.57
4: USA 16.58:11.40
5: Poland 17.31:19.96
1: Spain 10.06:25.11
2: Sweden 10.12:19.95
3: USA 10.14:47.89
4: France 10.16:40.13
5: Finland 10.18:42.51
1: France 7.44:56.08
2: USA 8.55:11.58
3: Sweden 9.00:22.88
4: Germany 16.27:47.28
5: Canada 16.42:57.73