What a race! A big congratulations to all our team riders this weekend, it was very tight up on the hill as the track was running insanely fast.
Check out the course preview from Luca Shaw.
Both riders of the Syndicate had a close the perfect race this weekend.
Luca Shaw went into 10th for qualies and a respectable 7th in the race.
Greg Minnaar was in striking distance of the win, 4th in both qualies and the race (only 2.9 seconds back from Loris's winning run). He came down in 1st with only 3 riders to go, beating Bruni's time by only 0.092 seconds! Well done Greg!
Unfortunately, the guys from Commencal Nobl didn't have the best time this weekend.
Matteo Iniguez came down in 40th for qualifying and 46th in the race. He was in super cruise mode!
Antoine Pierron's qualies didn't go as planned, he was absolutely rapid at split 1, going into 13th. However his hand slipped off the bar in a big hole and crashed HARD. Everything is ok though and he should be all good for the next round.
Siel Van Der Velden made a few mistakes in qualies and went into 6th, only 7.7 seconds back though! A little further back in the race, going into 9th, 11.1 seconds back. The speed is certainly there.
We are not too sure what happened to Raphael Iniguez, the speed didn't seem to be there all weekend. He didn't manage to qualify, going into 34th.
We are super excited to see what's in store for these guys in Lenzerhide.
Pau Menoyo sent it into 6th for qualies, 8.8 seconds back. He has been struggling with the recovery of his latest hand surgery, and not able to push at the bottom due to being too sore. 8th for finals, bring on Lenzerhide!
Angel Suarez struggled a bit this weekend with a sore stomach, 24th in qualies and 9th in the race. He suffered during the race but it certainly paid off!
We cannot wait for round 4, Lenzerhide. There are definitely not enough races in the year, DH racing is just too good to watch!