“With the end of the season approaching it is very encouraging to see this kind of attendance as the financial cost of taking part in the Series can take its toll on many riders”, said Riaan van Rooyen, Head of Corporate Communication and Social Investment at Bank Windhoek, commenting on the seventh round of the Bank Windhoek Namibian National Enduro Series which took place in Uis this past week-end.
A total of 71 riders lined up to take on the sand, rocks and obstacles. In the class 1 battle, Kai Hennes was back on the top spot, with Claude Brendel only three and a half minutes behind him over the race distance. In the open national class, Henner Rusch took the win but a good ride from Therold Murch saw him taking second place..
In the National Quads, Windzor Huselman again took the win but this time with a smaller margin over the second placed quad of Heiko Bernstein. In the Ladies Quad class, Shannon Rowland upset the results by winning the class. In the Senior Bikes and Quads classes, it was the two experienced riders, Andreas Brendel and Fanie Steenkamp, took victories in their respective classes.
In the 200cc class, Kai Hennes (KTM) who secured victory ahead of Claude Brendel (KTM). In the open class, it was Henner Rusch (Husaberg) who secured victory ahead of Therold Murch (KTM) and Ingo Waldschmidt (KTM) in second and third place respectively.
In the National Quad class, Windzor Huselman (Honda) who secured victory ahead of Heiko Bernstein (Honda). While in the Ladies Quad class, Shannon Rowland (Honda) secured the victory.
In the National Senior Bike class. Andreas Brendel (KTM) won ahead of Kai Hohmeier (KTM) and in the National Senior Quad class, Fanie Steenkamp (Honda) secured victory over Yana de Jesus (Yamaha). In the Support Bikes, it was Glen Brown (KTM) pipped Pascal Henle (Yamaha) to the post.
The final race in Bank Windhoek Namibian National Enduro Series will take place on 20 October in Okahandja.