On the Pegs - July 2021 On the Pegs - Volume 6 Issue 7 | Page 133
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna ’ s Colton Haaker was able to round out the podium with the third-place overall finish with a 3-3-4 moto finish on the day . In moto 1 , Haaker was able to take the lead early in the race , but finished just over a minute behind Webb ; moto 2 was a tight finish , with the Husqvarna only falling back 20 seconds behind Hart for another third-place finish . In the final moto of the day , Haaker found himself battling with DRT Husqvarna ’ s Ryder LeBlond , who was able to sneak by just before the final checkpoint and pull a nine-second lead over Haaker . Colton would finish third on the day , followed by LeBlond with a 6-4-3 finish .
“ The Mad Moose Hard Enduro was another third place for me ,” said Haaker . “ It ’ s funny how I thought a third place was good a few weeks ago and now I ’ m getting pretty fed up with it . I can feel the winning coming , I just need to execute a few minor things and put myself in position to do so . I ’ m looking forward to Silver Mountain , it ’ s practically in my backyard at my home residence in Idaho . Thank you to my team and sponsors for the support , it means more than you know .”
In the Pro Women ’ s class , FactoryONE Sherco ’ s Louise Forsley was able to secure the win with a 1-1-1 finish over Beta USA ’ s Rachel Gutish ; she also found herself in the