Faces Of The Wade Farm Sprint Enduro

A look at the people who make the Wade Farm Sprint Enduro what it is

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Josh Strang finished consistently in the top three in each of the tests all weekend. Combined with three test wins, Strang was able to put together a performance that led to his second victory of the season. “Both days went very well for me. I took the win for each day and earned valuable points in the series overall. It was dusty so I pushed hard on the straightaways to gain time and this put me on top of the podium for the round.”Shan Moore

The Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series held round 6 of its schedule this past weekend with the Wade Farm Sprint Enduro in Bedford, Indiana, where Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s Josh Strang claimed his second victory of the season. Thad Duvall, the 2016 Sprint Enduro champ, finished second behind Strang, while Layne Michael rounded out the podium, making for an all-Husqvarna sweep of the podium. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the Wade Farm Sprint Enduro.

Thad Duvall made a surprise appearance at the Wade Farm Sprint Enduro in an effort to ride his way back into shape after suffering a wrist injury six weeks before. Duvall battled the entire first day through all tests with teammate Strang. He would finish the final three tests in first place, which set the stage for top-three finishes during the first tests on Sunday. Duvall managed a second-place finish overall despite getting stuck in the final test. “It felt great to be back on the bike. I had a blast and really enjoyed riding the FX 450, but I am excited to get back on my bike and get ready for the final half of my upcoming races.”Shan Moore
Layne Michael won one of the Cross tests and battled off a strong charge by Grant Baylor to take third overall on his Coastal Racing Husqvarna.Shan Moore
SRT Racing Husqvarna’s Evan Smith grabbed seventh place, 12 seconds behind Beta’s Jordan Ashburn.Shan Moore
Garrett Ward spins the wrenches on Layne Michael’s Rockstar Energy Husqvarna and, like most mechanics, serves double duty as trainer and psychologist.Shan Moore
Clayton Gerstner drove all the way from Silt, Colorado, to compete in the Wade Farm Sprint Enduro. The SRT Racing Husqvarna rider was ninth in the Pro division and 19th overall.Shan Moore
Grant Baylor edged out his brother, and defending series champion, Steward Baylor for fourth overall.Shan Moore
None of the Sprint Enduro series would be possible without the efforts of Jason “Hoop” Hooper!Shan Moore
Former Women’s Motocross star Mackenzie Tricker put her Bonanza Plumbing/Trail Jesters KTM into second place, two minutes behind Tayla Jones.Shan Moore
Mike Witkowski finished in 10th place at round 6 of the Sprint Enduro and is currently in eighth place for the overall points standings. “The Full Gas Sprint Enduro races are definitely a great time. Conditions at this particular event was very dry and dusty. But the track crew put on a fun layout for all the riders. My day 1 started out good with a solid result. I was hovering around seventh and eighth most of the weekend.”Shan Moore