ACERBIS GP of Portugal, Fafe Extended Highlights

The opening round of the 2024 Paulo Duarte FIM EnduroGP World Championship was one not to be missed, with old and new battles coming to light. Victorious at the AKRAPOVIC Super Test on Friday evening in Fafe, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Josep Garcia also topped the timesheets on Day 1 in both the EnduroGP and Enduro1 classes. However, settling in with his new bike and team, Honda Racing RedMoto Enduro Team’s Steve Holcombe fought back to claim the overall victory on day two.

Settling straight into her FIM Women’s Enduro World Championship debut, Team KBS Sherco’s Rachel Gutish took the win on day one at the ACERBIS GP of Portugal, making her the first woman from the USA to take a race win in the championship. On day two it was RIEJU Factory Team’s Maria Badeia who was victorious, winning four out of six special tests.

The GALFER FIM Junior Enduro World Championship saw Fantic Racing Team’s Axel Semb dominate both days in an impressive start to the season. While in the Enduro Youth class, Romain Dagna emerge dvictorious on day one, with Alberto Elgari claiming the top spot on day two in his debut weekend in EnduroGP.