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words and photos by SHAN MOORE 2022 AMA National Enduro Series Round 6 Chandlersville , Ohio August 21 , 2022
Grant Baylor claimed his second win of the season with an impressive performance at this weekend ’ s rain-soaked Grassman National Enduro , round six of the Kenda AMA National Enduro Series in Chandlersville , Ohio . The REV Motorsports GasGas rider topped Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing ’ s Craig DeLong by 51 seconds for the victory in an event that was shortened to five tests and 67 miles after off and on torrential rains muddied the hills and filled the creeks of the Chandlerville area .
Grant got off to a quick start by winning the first two tests , while DeLong put himself in good position after topping test number three . AmPro Yamaha ’ s Steward Baylor , who finished fourth , and fifth-place finisher FMF / KTM ’ s Josh Toth , won the final two tests .
With the victory , Grant took control of the series point lead with four rounds remaining on the schedule , however , the South Carolina rider almost threw it all away in the final test of the day .
“ With all the rain , I tried to just kind of take it easy at the start , so I was
CRAIG DELONG
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