The Red Bull Romaniacs – Vertical Madness did kick off today, hosting competitors from 29 nations, with a time trial qualifying session that took place on tracks varying between 8 and 18 km, depending on the class. The theme was faster, more flowy tracks, where competitors were able to go up against each other to gain the fastest time.
📸 Sorin Dumitru – Hard Enduro Piatra Craiului
Wade Young (ZAF/Sherco), who won in 2018, followed by an injury in 2019, set out in 12th position today and managed to come in with the best time giving him the strategic advantage for tomorrow. Young was 44 seconds ahead of Alfredo Gomez and Billy Bolt and 58 seconds ahead of the King of the Carpathians, Graham Jarvis. The defending champion, Manuel Lettenbichler, finished the race 1 minute and 3 seconds behind the leader and will start tomorrow in 5th position.
VIDEO. Red Bull Romaniacs 2020. Prologue. Time Trial Qualifications