Motorex Riders Bolt and Lettenbichler take it to the end!

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Motorex’s Billy Bolt and Manuel Lettenbichler are set to do battle in Germany this weekend at the all-important eighth and final round of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship – GetzenRodeo. For Bolt it’s promising to be a huge occasion, as the Brit comes into the race as the series leader, three points ahead of his nearest rival, and looking to become the first ever FIM Hard Enduro World Champion.

Victorious in 2019 at the last running of the event, Mani comes into the 2021 race looking to claim back-to-back wins at his home race. Currently lying second in the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship, a mere three points down on the leader, Lettenbichler knows he has to aim for the top of the podium. The young German must earn at least four points more than his main rival Billy Bolt in order to claim the inaugural hard enduro title.
 
Billy Bolt: “I’m going to go out there and give my all – hopefully that will be enough to get the job done. But it won’t be easy, Mani has been tough to beat all year and I’m sure he’ll be fired up at his local event and going even harder. I’ll try and enjoy the moment while I’m there, and hopefully go home happy.”

Manuel Lettenbichler: “I’m feeling good – I was a little bit ill at Hixpania, but I’m back to 100 percent now... I’m aiming for the win, I have to give my all for that. Hopefully I can get another GetzenRodeo victory and if I can take the world championship title too, then that would be sweet. I feel blessed with my whole year leading up to this point – I’ve finished on the podium at every event and have raced with some really cool people, so to top it off with a win at the final round would be a good way to end the season.”
 

GetzenRodeo is a one-day Hard Enduro race held near Griessbach in the east of Germany. The morning’s two-hour GetzenRace qualifier will see 60 riders battle for a place in the GetzenChamp final. Here the top 15 qualifiers take on an 80-minute-plus-one-lap hard enduro, ridden in reverse to the morning’s race. At the close of competition, the 2021 FIM Hard Enduro World Champion will be crowned.



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