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sani2c result Day 2: Tight racing leaves final day decider

sani2c result Day 2: Tight racing leaves final day decider

The sani2c’s ‘queen’ stage provided another day of tight racing between the top teams after 92km between Mackenzie Club and Jolivet Farm. Photo: Maryann Shaw…

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The sani2c’s ‘queen’ stage provided another day of tight racing between the top teams after 92km between Mackenzie Club and Jolivet Farm. Photo: Maryann Shaw The KAP sani2c’s ‘queen’ stage provided another day of tight racing between the top three teams after 92km of trails between Mackenzie Club and Jolivet Farm .

RESULT | SANIC2C STAGE 1: SPRINT FINISH DECIDES THE PODIUM

The Imbuko {type}DEV team of Marco Joubert and Wessel Botha managing to gain a 30-second gap over the Insect Science team of Arno du Toit and Keagan Bontekoning when they crossed the line in 03:23:29.

PYGA Euro Steel’s Phil Buys and Gert Heyns came third, nearly four minutes later (03:27:11).

Buys suffered a puncture towards the end of the Umkomaas Drop just 18km into the race, and although he made quick work of returning to the group up Iconic Climb, he and Heyns paid later for that exertion.

Solo rider Marc Pritzen of Honeycomb Pro Cycling was again in the mix at the sharp end of the race, slipping back at the 71km mark to finish in 03:30:04, a few minutes behind the third placed PYGA Euro Steel.

Du Toit said after the stage: “It was quite an interesting day actually. Going down the Umko drop, PYGA got in in front and they were sort of pushing the pace, it was quite quick down there. Then Phil got a puncture close to the bottom, and I knew we had to capitalise on that. They made it back but I’m sure they […]

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