On the Pegs - June 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 6 - June 2022 - Page 122

words and photos by SHAN MOORE US SPRINT ENDURO SERIES ROUND 6 APRIL 23-24 , 2022 TRACK 93 FAIRMONT , WEST VIRGINIA
AmPro Yamaha ’ s Layne Michael claimed his first overall victory of the season at round six of the US Sprint Enduro Series at Track 93 in Fairmont , West Virginia , beating out series point leader Josh Toth by just over eight seconds after two days and 12 tests of racing .
Michael took the win on the first day of racing by 1.9 seconds ahead of the FMF / KTM-backed Toth , after a tight day of racing . However , Michael tidied up some lines on day two to take a more comfortable win .
After spending much of the year dealing with a shoulder injury , Michael was pleased to get the victory .
“ It ’ s been a frustrating year at these , so it ’ s good to finally get this win ,” said Michael . “ I feel like I ’ ve been just barely getting beat . I just haven ’ t been able to put it together . This weekend was really good . I just started off strong on Saturday and then stayed off the ground all weekend .”
On Saturday , it was pretty much back and forth between Michael and Toth , with Michael getting the upper
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