The 2018 SloEnduro overall champions Yana Dobnig (Aut, Team Dorrong Enduro) and Vid Peršak (Slo, Orbea Enduro Team) are winners of opening round of 2019 SloEnduro series.

Erwin Ronzon (Ita, Team CMC Cycling Experience) took second in men’s race 7 seconds behind the winner and Max Fejer (Aut, Team Dorrong) finished third 14 seconds behind. Fastest Masters category rider Matthias Stonig (Aut) was 4th and Ronzon’s teammate Roberto Paludetto 5th.

Olesia Ronzon (Ita, Team CMC Cycling Experience) was second behind Dobnig in women’s race alreday half a minute down and Špela Horvat (Slo, Befly World Team) third 1:16 down.

Dobnig and Peršak also won the Kenda SuperStage, the last one of the day.

Daniele Carollo (Ita, AR6 DH Team) was the fastest junior man of the day in 18th overall. Leonardo Pagliari Consolati (Ita, ASD 360 MTB), a rider of under 15 category surprised all the U17 riders on the half course by setting the fastest combined time.

Some 200 riders from the “standard” five SloEnduro countries (Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia) competed on six special stages with total climbing of 900m. 40 more from U17 category and younger rode the first part of the course with three special stages.

SloEnduro continues on June 22/23 with Black Hole Enduro, also a round of EWS European series.



Photos by Anže Petkovšek @anzepetkovsek