We're all set for the exciting 3rd Round of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship at Abestone in the mountains of Tuscany Graham will join Billy Bolt and Alfredo Gomez in the Rockstar Husqvarna Factory lineup with the terrain perfectly suited to Graham's smooth technical riding style.
Unfortunately, most of the Jarvis Husqvarna Racing team – Will Hoare, Jono Richardson and Sam Winterburn – will not be there due to the covid restrictions from the UK.
Teodor Kabakchiev will be there though. Having done more racing hours this year than virtually any rider in the series, fresh off his win last weekend in Romania, he could surprise a few of the big-name factory riders!!
Day 1 Test Update.
P1. Billy P2. Mani P3. Jarv1s
Day 2. Qualifying
A tight contest today with Billy topping the time sheet from Mani again. Special Test 2 saw Jarv1s in 7th and Teo in 8th, setting them both up for potential Top 5 finishes in tomorrow's big race!
Team Jarvis all made the trip to the stunning city of Porto in May for the 1st round of the FIM Extreme Enduro world championship. Unfortunately, the planned feature race was cancelled due to a Covid hotspot on the route so a shortened supercross event was organised instead which ensured that some racing would occur. The Race would have been one of the most spectacular and ideally suited to the team, but following heavy overnight rain, it was mutually agreed by the event organiser and the FIM that 2021 championship points would not be awarded at this first round but that racing would continue.
On the Sunday, Graham produced one of the surprise performances on the day and proved himself a model of consistency - a trio of fourth place results earning him third overall.
"After the news late on Thursday evening that the original event format wouldn't go ahead, I think everyone - especially the event organisers - made the best of a difficult situation. The mountains are more