On the Pegs - June 2022 On the Pegs - Volume 7 Issue 6 - June 2022 - Page 145

“ I started out a little rough because the bike setup was just off ,” said Lafferty . “ I went with the setup I used in this race two years ago and I think I kind of missed the mark on that . So , the first couple tests I didn ’ t feel the greatest . Then we changed some stuff and in the third one , that was my best test test all day . The bike was a lot better . Then from there on out , it was like I got a big gap so I just kept trucking and not trying to think about it and just doing my thing . It was a good day .”
REV Motorsports GasGas ’ Grant Baylor was second overall and moved into second in the series standings with the finish .
“ I started out the day pretty solid up there right in the mix with the guys ,” said Grant . “ I think we were all within a few seconds at first . After that , I just kind of tried to put it on cruise control because I noticed in that first test that the terrain today was just a little bit on the sketchy side . So , I kind of just put myself in about 80 % push mode and just tried to cruise it out the rest of the day and try to keep it on two wheels .”
FMF / KTM ’ s Josh Toth turned in a blistering final test move ahead of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna ’ s Craig DeLong to secure the final podium spot in third .
GRANT BAYLOR - NE PRO1
“ It was absolutely brutal out there ,” said Toth . “ Pretty much all day it was very sketchy , high speed
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