Women’s 2012 Motorcycle Enduro World Trophy ISDE

isde_france_2012France secured the FIM Women’s 2012 Motorcycle Enduro World Trophy ISDE team race with victory on the sixth and final day of the 87th edition of the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE). The event was held from September 24–29, 2012 and took place in Germany.

Congrats to France women’s team riders: Blandine Dufrene sponsor Husaberg, Audrey Rossat, sponsor KTM and Ludivine Puy, sponsor Gas Gas.

The women’s French team were unchallenged throughout the week and finished over one-hour and fifty-two minutes ahead of the German women’s team. Australia placed third; there were just seven teams entered into the Women’s Trophy class- Sweden placed fourth, Finland fifth, USA sixth and Canada seventh.

There were 478 riders at the start on Day 1 – only 21 of these were women.
On the final day six 392 started, 13 women of this total remained and successfully completed the last stage, bringing the event to a spectacular close at the Sachsenring race circuit.

For the first time in 23 years Germany hosted the reputed long standing event. Nearly 480 riders from all over the world rode more than 1,400 km over six days, in Central and West Saxony, Germany. Approximately 300,000 visitors and participants from more than 30 countries enjoyed the Red Bull sponsored event.

France have triumphed overall topping the FIM World Trophy team competition while Australia and Italy finished in second and third.

The World Championship is divided into three classes:
FIM World Trophy
FIM Junior World Trophy
FIM Women’s World Trophy

INTERESTING FAQS

The total length of the course, including the special tests, is approximately 1450 km.

Day 1 and 2: Length of total course: approximately 260 km, each day with 2 laps.
3 time checks with service per lap (excluding paddock)
3 special tests per lap

Day 3 and 4: Length of total course: approximately 300 km, each day with 2 laps.
3 time checks with service per lap (excluding paddock)
4 special tests per lap

Day 5: Length of total course: approximately 300 km, each day with 2 laps.
4 time checks with service per lap (including paddock)
4 special tests per lap

Day 6: Length of course: approximately 1 km.
1 time check and the final test on the Sachsenring
(Final test like Super-Moto style)

Congrats to all the women competitors!

View the overall team results here
View the individual results here

(photo Fred CCY-FFM-ISDE 2012)