Enduro Gradec, round five of SloEnduro series and Austrian National Championships race, started on Schöckl mountain above Graz with a prologue stage.
148 riders turned up and home rider Gerd Skant (Team Dorrong) set the fastest time of 1 minute, 14 seconds and 96 hundreds. His Slovenian teammate Vid Peršak finished second just 9 hundreds down. Matthias Stonig (Aut) was third 0.35 down, followed my Kevin Maderegger (Aut, Ghost Factory Racing Riot) +0,49 and Premek Tejchman (Haven/Kellys Factory) +0,50 on Skant.
Petra Bernhard (Aut, Team Dorrong) was the fastest woman, Sebastian Pirkner (Aut) fastest junior, Markus Pekoll (Aut, MS Mondraker) fastest master 1 in 6th overall, Peter Drabik (Svk) fastest master 2 and David Gruber (Aut, Redneck Riders) fastest hobby class rider.
On Sunday morning first rider will head to start of special stage 1 at 8.30 in the morning and start the stage at 9.00.
Photos by Ma Tej
Have you seen the video from Kenda Superstage with Peršak and Skant? Watch here