FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Trystan Hart has claimed victory at round six of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship at Red Bull TKO. Giving the spectators a North American winner, Hart was simply unstoppable at the Trials Training Centre in Sequatchie, Tennessee, USA, winning all of the event’s multiple knockout-style races, before capping things off with a win in the final to secure his debut FIM Hard Enduro victory.

Trystan Hart secures a memorable win at Red Bull TKO. Manuel Lettenbichler offered Hart his closest challenge, but was unable to stop the Canadian charging ahead to win. With Lettenbichler finishing as runner-up, Sherco Factory Racing’s Mario Roman completed the podium in third. The FIM Hard Enduro World Championship continues its North American tour with round seven at Red Bull Outliers in Canada on August 27-28.

Trystan Hart (KTM): “I had a bit of pressure coming into the final because I had won each round and I just wanted to keep that momentum rolling. It feels amazing to win. This championship is so competitive, so I’m humbled to be up there with the best of them. It’s been an amazing day, I can’t thank the team and the fans enough for their support. Having the fans cheer me on like that was awesome!”

Provisional Championship Standings (After round 6)
1. Mario Roman (Sherco) 88pts
2. Manuel Lettenbichler (KTM) 87pts
3. Graham Jarvis (Husqvarna) 68pts
4. Teodor Kabakchiev (KTM) 63pts
5. Billy Bolt (Husqvarna) 62pts

Manuel Lettenbichler (KTM): “From the first qualifier I was struggling so bad today. I have a foot injury I’ve been managing and on the downhill sections here it was very hard to control the rear brake. I just tried to manage each race as they came and do my best. But Trystan rode amazing today, so hats off to him.”

Mario Roman (Sherco): “I’m so happy to finish on the podium here. This format is so intense and you have to push very hard with each round. Getting on the podium is important for the championship too. Things are close, but we’re coming towards the end of the season now so I just need to try and keep fighting as best I can for this title.” (source: fim hard enduro world championship)

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