On the Pegs - January 2023 On the Pegs - Volume 8 Issue 1 - January 2023 - Page 78

the EnduroCross season back home . My mechanic Cody Richelderfer has the SEF 300 dialed . We made some adjustments going into the 2022 EX season and they have paid off . This field is so stacked , so I am really pleased with how my night went . The track was a bit sketchy but we managed it well ."
In the Junior class , it was the # 12 of Mitch Brightmore who made a solid statement in his first-ever SuperEnduro World Championship . The former trials rider followed Bolt ' s plan , taking a win in each of the night ' s heats , stating that his nine years of trials training helped to make the course just a little bit easier .
In the first heat , it was the # 5 of Milan Schmueser and # 248 of Kacper Dudzic who put the pressure on Brightmore , but some stumbling in the rock garden reshuffled the order . While Schmueser kept his hold on second place , it was the # 7 of Ashton Brightmore , Mitch ' s younger brother , who slowly picked his was up to round out the first podium .
The second heat saw a repeat of the first , but Ashton was overtaken by the # 15 of Raul Guimera . Coming into the final heat of the night , it was Ashton Brightmore with the Airoh holeshot . The Brightmore brothers took the lead , battling with Schmueser the entire race . Mitch made his first fumbles of the night ,
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