DAY 5 UPDATE -Special test times

Special tests 1 and 6 were canceled today so the total number of test today was down to four. Team USA’s Kurt Casellig won test 5 by a huge margin of 4.56 seconds over Eero Remes of Finland.

Special test 2 was won by Remes followed by Salminen with Luis Correia of Portugal in 3rd. Matti Seistola of Finland was 4th followed by Marko Tarkalla, and Kurt Caselli in 6th. The Finnish Trophy team occupied 4 of the top 5 places in this test.

In Test 3 the order was Tarkkala, Remes, Salminen, Mattila, and Correria, giving Finland the top 4 spots. Kurt Caselli finished 14th and Jimmy Jarrett was 33rd.

Test 4 order was Salminen, Remes, and Caselli in third. Russell Bobbitt was 33rd and Junior Andrew DeLong placed 35th.

Test 5 was Caselli, Remes, Correia, Tarkkala, and Salminen. Russell Bobbitt was 21st.

For full details on scoring go to and click on Day 6.

Day 6 will be only 40 KM with 2 time checks and the final test at the Karhula MX track. The motos at the MX facility will be arranged by special test times, so for the first time all week the riders will be going physically bar to bar to gain those last precious seconds.

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One Response to “DAY 5 UPDATE -Special test times”
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