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Danny McCanney remains in the third position in the World Championship in Junior after the Spanish GP

12/05/2013
The British rider Danny McCanney manages to maintain his third position in the Enduro World Championship after two fourth place finishes over the weekend in the Spanish GP, the third round of the World Cup which was held in Puerto Lumbreras.
The Gas Gas factory team competing in the World Enduro Championship has finished the Grand Prix of Spain with an optimistic point of view, and they are now looking forward to the next race in Portugal. Having not been able to achieve a podium position, which has eluded the young Danny McCanney after a couple of falls in the Extreme and Enduro test, but eventually he finished fourth in the Junior category after a good showing in certain special tests. McCanney who has piloted the new EC 300 Factory Replica without any mechanical problems, holds the third position overall in the World Cup. In the same category, Diego ‘El Toro” Rojas has continued to improve and had finished in sixteenth position. The competitive Chilean rider seeks to improve race after race, and this time he was able to observe the difficulty of the Grand Prix series but managed to complete the event, something that in itself is an accomplishment.

The Gas Gas School of Champions program is paying off with the youngsters Esteban Lanz and Tomer Saphira, who have managed to reduce the gap to the front runners. The Chilean Lanz was 12th and Israeli Saphira 14th, and in this GP of Spain has earned their first World Cup points.

Danny McCanney:

"It’s been a long tough weekend in which I have not been able to reach the success I had been hoping for. I’ve gone to great lengths to try to achieve good results. The only thing I can be happy with is that I suffered no serious falls that could have injured me which would jeopardize the rest of the championship ".

Results Spanish GP, day 2

Junior
1.          Matthew Philips            58'52.77
2.          Giacomo Redondi            to 6.99
3.          Mario Román            to 10.10
4.            Danny McCanney (Gas Gas)            to 32.50
16.          Diego Rojas (Gas Gas)            to 4'48.70

Youth Cup
1.           Jamie McCanney            1:00'42.16
2.           Albin Elowson            a 15.22
3.           David Ciucci            a 49.10
12.            Esteban Lanz (Gas Gas)            a 4'41.43
14.            Tomer Saphira (Gas Gas)            a 6'27.53

Standings
Junior
1.         Matthew Philips            103 points
2.         Giacomo Redondi            98 points
3.            Danny McCanney (Gas Gas)            86 points
12.          Diego Rojas (Gas Gas)            22 points

Youth Cup
1.           Jamie McCanney            114 points
2.           Benjamín Herrera            95 points
3.           Albin Elowson            76 points
18.            Esteban Lanz (Gas Gas)            8 points
25.            Thomer Saphira (Gas Gas)            4 points


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