03 October 2013
Metzeler is official sponsor of the International Six Days of Enduro
The 88th International Six Days of Enduro (ISDE) has started this week. This special event reserved for off-road racers will be held in Sardinia until October 5 Metzeler is the official sponsor!
Metzeler will supplying tyres, and also sponsoring a special test in the event. Metzeler will sponsor non-professional riders in classes C1, C2, C3. The winner of each class will be awarded during the closing ceremony with a set of Metzeler MCE 6 Days Extreme tyres.
The ISDE is distinguished from the World Cup because it is organised every year in a different country and assigns the title of World Champion Enduro National teams. The 2013 edition sees 630 registered riders representing 36 countries and 140 Club Teams. These will compete on the Sardinian tracks for a total of approximately 1500 km through the countryside between Tempio, Golfo Aranci, Ala dei Sardi, Arzachena, Calangianus, Lori Porto San Paolo, Padru, Sant’Antonio di Gallura and Telti.
After two days the competition is headed by France (with Antoine Meo and Johnny Aubert equipped with Metzeler Six Days Extreme rubber) leading Australia (gap 4’56 “), United States (gap 5’11”), Italy (gap 8’25 “), Spain and Great Britain. The defending champions, French Meo and Aubert, have won four special tests, putting their country into first place.
Metzeler is again back as a sponsor of an off-road event where every year its tyres are reconfirmed undisputed champions. In 2013 alone, Metzeler riders have won the three main classes of the Enduro World Championship.