2019 WESS SERIES RECAP
Manuel Lettenbichler wins the 2019 World Enduro Super Series (WESS) after a hard final deciding race at the GetzenRodeo !
Manuel Lettenbichler, son of Andreas lettenbichler or otherwise known as 'Letti' in the sport, is one of the most happiest racers in the racing community and showed of his smile after his victory at the GetzenRodeo and with that his WESS championship.
Having a quick recap with Mani about his results each race :
XL Lagres he got 3rd place in the super wet race behind the two Sherco Boys Mario Roman and Wade Young.Trefle Lozerien AMV he placed 14th in the super fast and flowing racing style competing against the fastest Europian racers. Erzberg he placed 2nd losing the lead to the silent assassin Graham Jarvis. Hixpania he placed 5th with the Rockstar Husqvarna racers Graham Jarvis and Alfredo Gomez taking number one and two, Mario Roman rounding off the podium and Billy Bolt taking fourth place.
Romaniacs is where Mani got his first victory of the season with a hard and grueling 5 days of racing in the mountains of Romania he pushed hard to take the victory after being constantly chased down by Alfredo Gomez in second and Graham Jarvis in third. Hawkstone Park Cross Country race Mani managed a fast 2nd place trying to match the pace of Nathan Watson. BR2 Enduro Solsana he managed 4th place with a competitive group in front of him consisting out of Joseph Garcia, Nathan Watson, Johnny Walker.
The final and deciding race the GetzenRodeo extreme race Mani tried to make minimal mistakes and race a clean race. After Taddy Blazusiak passed him, his spark re-ignited and the race was back on only now it was a battle between Taddy and Mani for the win. His victory at the GetzenRodeo meant an overall WESS championship victory.
Links to each event's recap :
XL-Lagres : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amUvD96r6ps
Trefle Lozerien AMV : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUovsrkdqRM
Erzbergrodeo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dgwvr4nMABo
Hixpania Hard Enduro : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rizjBQH4vxA
Red Bull Romaniacs : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7RB6dBOfTU
Hawkstone Park Cross Country : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRRT_JSnqHY
BR2 Enduro Solsana : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPMey93xnxw
GetzenRodeo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E1NX4HaHPc
Standings - iRideWESS 2019
1 LETTENBICHLER Manuel KTM 6110
2 GOMEZ Alfredo Husqvarna 4884
3 WALKER Jonny KTM 4810
4 BLAZUSIAK Taddy KTM 4620
5 JARVIS Graham Husqvarna 4450
6 GARCIA Josep KTM 4165
7 NATHAN Watson KTM 4136
8 ROMAN Mario Sherco 3560
9 BOLT Billy Husqvarna 3415
10 TARRES Pol Husqvarna 3130