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and Abestone , his finish put him in comfortable contention in the series in second place with 70 series points .
“ I ’ m stoked with how I rode here at Romaniacs ,” said Lettenbichler . “ It ’ s such a cool event and so good to see riders from so many nationalities competing . Obviously , it was tough to have the issue on day one and get the penalty so early on , but if nothing else it just motivated me to push hard throughout the rest of the race . The final day was tough , we hit a massive uphill early on and after that there were a few really technical sections . Thankfully , it ’ s been dry and so there was plenty of grip out there , if it had been wet it could have been a lot different . I ’ m second in the championship and there are only a few points in it . We head to TKO next , which I really enjoyed last year , so I ’ ll give it my best there again and keep fighting to the end of the year .”
After finishing eighth in 2021 riding on the Jarvis Husqvarna Racing team , Teodor Kabakchiev returned to Romaniacs with ECONT Bulgaria aboard a KTM 300 . Kabakchiev kept consistent second-place finishes throughout the four days of offroad racing , earning the same in the overall , pushing him from seventh place to fifth place in the 2022 HEWC series , just off the podium .
Rounding out the Romaniacs podium was none other than
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