Pirelli Wins LE Touquet Enduropale

The Legendary French Beach Race For 8th Time In A Row - News Release

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LE TOUQUET, FRANCE** - On the northern French "Touquet-Paris Plage" beaches in front of a mass audience of almost 300,000 spectators, the 6th edition of Enduropale took place this weekend in its all new format. Fourteen different nationalities were represented in a starting line-up of 1050 riders. Belgian Steve Ramon (Suzuki) took the honors ahead of Frenchman Jean-Claude Mousse (Yamaha) in an exciting finish after more than 3 hours of hard racing. Both riders were equipped with the Pirelli Scorpion MX SOFT 410, as were Adrien Van Beveren in 4th and Arnaud Demeester in 5th. Milko Potisek (Honda) completed the podium in third.

For 8 years, Pirelli has dominated beach racing and continues to prove: "We sell what we race, we race what we sell"

Overall placing

1. Steve Ramon (BEL/Suzuki - Pirelli) 11 laps at 03h07'45"
2. Jean-Claude Mousse (FRA/Yamaha - Pirelli) at 46"
3. Milko Potisek (FRA/Honda - Dunlop) at 4'53"
4. Adrien Van Beveren (FRA/Yamaha - Pirelli) at 9'14"
5. Arnaud Demeester (FRA/Yamaha - Pirelli) at 12'24"

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