Milko Potisek wins the 46th edition of the Enduropale du Touquet ahead of his teammate, Todd Kellett. Summary of the race and classification.
Milko Potisek confirmed his position as favourite. He wins its 3rd edition of the Enduropale du Touquet. The Frenchman dominated the race aboard his Yamahawaging a bitter struggle with Todd had to.
— THE TEAM (@theteam) February 27, 2022
From the start, the two pilots Yamaha flew away to stand out from the rest of the set. Both men displayed a impressive pace by driving 1 minute faster than other professionals. The key to the victory of this 46th edition comes down to the management of the peloton and latecomers. The two leading men were each taken down 5 times. But on this point, Milko Potisek has somewhat better handle this traffic, in addition to fatigue.
His British teammate failed to keep pace with the winner of the day. Todd had to was very impacted by the falls he suffered, particularly after the last hour of the race. The number 5 driver was ultimately unable to keep up with his rival, who won with a little less than two minutes in advance.
On the third and last step of the podium, we find Lars Van Berkel. The pilot Honda struggled for a long time with French Alexis Collignon. Both pilots played on staggered strategies, who played in favor of the Dutchman. The pilot KTM pushed on the last 15 minutes of the race, to finish just under 7 seconds from thirdbut in vain… There is no doubt the nice surprise of this edition, with the performance displayed compared to the little experience he has.
Among the builders, Yamaha is at the party. The Japanese manufacturer places two of its motorcycles on the top two steps of the podium. She counts 4 out of 10 motorcycles in the top 10. Behind, Honda consolidates by making a podium in addition to a 5th and a 6th place at the arrival. And finally, we find the KTM. The Austrian manufacturer also made it into the top 10, but with only 3 motorcycles at the top of the table.
- Milko Potisek / FRA-YAM / 15 Tours
- Todd Kellett / ANG-YAM / +1: 42.269
- Lars Van Berkel / NER-HON / +12: 08.420
- Alexis Collignon / FRA-KTM / +12: 15.751
- Richard Fura / FRA-HON / + 12: 44.458
- Cyril Pleasure / BEL-HON / +12:52.924
- Camille Chapeliere / FRA-KTM / +1 Lap
- Anthony Bourdon / FRA-YAM / +1 Tour
- Jeremy Hauquier / FRA-KTM / +1 Tour
- Adrien Van Bereven / FRA-YAM / +1 Tour
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