Roy Barbosa was the best Chilean in US GNCC fourth history | Sports

Sunday 28 March 2021 | 20:09

In a tough Chilean race Roy Barbosa (Imoto-Garcés Fruit-Prize-Biosano-Mindep) took seventh place in the XC2 250cc motorcycle category during the fourth date of Campeonato Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) From the United States, while it was ranked 14th in the overall rating with the XC1 series of 450cc machines.

It was a good race for the 22-year-old, who started from 10th to take his 2021 Honda CRF 250 RX bike to seventh on a 14,500-meter circuit, with a total of 101 kilometers in seven laps. Sand and mud tracks through deep forests with over 1,500 participants of all classes.

The winner was the American Jonathan Gerwire With 3 hours, 7 minutes, 22 seconds, and 909 ppt. Record Roy Barbosa 3: 18’12 “825, Being the best national pilot on the contested day in the community town of South Carolina, generally followed by Talquino Benjamin Herrera (Husqvarna) with 3: 19’00 “890. Reached 14th place in the XC2 250cc series, but only one lap Sebastian Tavern.

“Once again it was tough competition, no mistakes forgiving, as I was able to shorten the gap with the leaderboards in a few minutes compared to previous dates. Little by little I continue to adapt to this racing system in the US, which is very different from what I was doing in the Enduro World Motorcycle Championship in Europe: “I am slowly approaching the leaders and seventh place is the best test,” said Roy Barbosa.

The upcoming date for the Fifth American Competition will take place on April 17-18 at Tiger Run, Union, South Carolina.

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