Race Report: EWS Round 1 Nevados de Chillan

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GT Factory Racing’s reigning Junior EWS World Champion, Martin Maes, “rode out of his skin” this weekend in Nevados de Chillan to grab himself 4th place in General Classification – even though there are officially two more years available to him in the Junior category. In a dramatic weekend’s racing in an absolutely epic setting Martin won an incredible three… Read more

Race Preview: Enduro World Series Round 1 : Nevados de Chillan, Chile

Race Preview: Enduro World Series Round 1 : Santa Cruz Montenbaik Enduro by MTBLab Nevados de Chillan, Chile Riders: Martin Maes Mechanics: Andrew Setchfield, Mark Maurissen Support: Angela Rickard Bikes: The newly released GT Sanction (as launched at Sea Otter last week).  With 650b wheels. Race guide: Nevados de Chillan is located in the Andes of the Bio Bio region in Chile and… Read more

Race Report – World Cup Round 1 Pietermaritzburg

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World Cup Round 1 Finals at Pietermaritzburg today were hot, dry, fast and dramatic! First up were the juniors where Taylor Vernon earned a very respectable 7th place, netting him his first World Cup top ten and making him fastest British Junior on the day. This result should serve as a well-earned boost to Taylor’s comeback confidence and set a… Read more

Qualifying Results – World Cup Round 1 Pietermaritzburg

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Today in South Africa the GT Factory Racing team, overcame adversity, had some mixed luck in qualifying but left the day with some solid foundations to build upon for tomorrow’s Finals. First up were the juniors with Taylor Vernon seeing his first World Cup action since Val di Sole in 2013. Taylor put in a good consistent run though he… Read more

Race Preview: World Cup 2014 Round 1 Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

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GO! The GT Factory Racing Downhill team, have been through a winter’s training that each of them has described as “The most intense ever”. As World Cup Round 1 gets underway in South Africa today :- Rachel Atherton will defend two World titles. Gee Atherton seeks to redress the hurt of 2013, when he was beaten to the World Cup… Read more