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Steve Holcombe crowned 2020 EnduroGP World Champion
Beta Factory Racing’s Steve Holcombe has won this year’s EnduroGP World
Championship, bringing yet another year of
After clinching the Enduro 2 World Championship title on day one of the
season’s final event, Steve had just one allimportant box left to tick as
far as his 2020 season was concerned – that of securing the EnduroGP crown.
With a fourpoint lead over nearest rival Brad Freeman, things were anything
but settled. And with weather conditions turning sour, the
Trailing Freeman entering the final special test, Steve incredibly took the advantage when Freeman ran into trouble within sight of the finish. Brilliantly mastering the conditions, Steve exited the test ahead and in doing so became the new EnduroGP World Champion. The title marks Beta Motorcycles’ first EnduroGP crown on four-stroke machinery, clearly demonstrating the winning capabilities of their RR Racing 4T 350.
Despite what has been an eventful year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Steve has still managed to win two Enduro World Championship titles along with the Italian Enduro Championship, which he won two weeks ago. His performances show that he’s back to his best having overcome the energy-sapping Epstein Barr illness that plagued his 2019 season.
Steve Holcombe: “I’m lost for words right now, it’s hard to
explain how much winning this EnduroGP title on the 350F
Results - Enduro World Championship, Rnd 4
EnduroGP - Day 1
1. Brad Freeman (Beta) 56:22.12; 2. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 56:24.41; 3.
Josep Garcia (KTM) 56:48.54; 4. Andrea Verona
EnduroGP - Day 2
1. Josep Garcia (KTM) 1:03:32.76; 2. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 1:04:16.50; 3.
Brad Freeman (Beta) 1:04:38.28; 4. Danny
Championship Standings (After Rnd 4 of 4)
1. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 146pts; 2. Brad Freeman (Beta) 140pts; 3. Andrea Verona (TM) 100pts
1. Steve Holcombe (Beta) 154pts; 2. Loic Larrieu (TM) 118pts; 3. Danny McCanney (Honda) 116pts…