Mani Lettenbichler wins the 2023 Red Bull Romaniacs, his fourth victory at the Hard Enduro World Championship round, finishing one hour clear ahead of Trystan Hart second for a KTM one-two. Photo: Mihai Stetcu / Red Bull Content Pool

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Manuel Lettenbichler has won round three of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship at Red Bull Romaniacs. In what’s been a superb week-long performance by the German, he secured his fourth victory at the world’s toughest Hard Enduro Rallye by over one hour, while also claiming his third consecutive win of the 2023 season.

In the battle for the remainder of the top three, FMF KTM Factory Racing’s Trystan Hart took a debut podium in the race with second overall, becoming the first Canadian to do so. By taking the final Off-road Day win, ECONT Bulgaria’s Teodor Kabakchiev overhauled Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Bolt for third.

•Manuel Lettenbichler makes it three wins from three starts in 2023

•The German collected his fourth Red Bull Romaniacs victory

•Trystan Hart and Teodor Kabakchiev joined him on the podium

Trystan Hart, FMF KTM FACTORY RACING was one of the few riders to make the infamous final hillclimb at the finish, claiming second place overall and  a one-two finish for KTM.  The series now heads to his home round in Canada.Photo: Attila Szabo / Red Bull Content Pool


Fastest in three of the four checkpoints before the service point, Teodor was on a mission. Clean and fast through the remainder of the day, he won Offroad Day 4 on corrected time and with it earned his place on the podium with third. Photo Red Bull Content Pool


There was a big fight for third place between Billy Bolt, starting with a four minutes advantage over Teo Kabachiev. After two very solid days where he went 1-2 on the daily classification, Kabakchiev had closed right in on Bolt who admitted he’d “hit the wall” during day three. Photo: Mihai Stetcu / Red Bull Content Pool


Sherco Factory rider Wade Young  finished fifth overall  an hour and forty six minutes off of Lettenbichler’s pace. Photo: Attila Szabo / Red Bull Content Pool


Mario Roman had mechanical issues on day one and two, but finished strong with thirds on day three and four for seventh overall. Photo: Mihai Stetcu / Red Bull Content Pool


Graham Jarvis, his machine damaged climbs one of the brutal hills at the Romaniacs. The elder statesman finished eighth overall. Photo: (Attila Szabo / Red Bull Content Pool


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