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The Husqvarna Racing Team tackled the second round of the National Cross Country Championship this past weekend in Gauteng, celebrating double podium finishes.

Leading the charge for Husqvarna was Davin Cocker, who battled hard in the Open Class to claim a strong second place. Teammate Luke Walker mirrored the success, achieving another second-place finish in the OR3 Class on the fast and well-marked track.
Cocker commented on the weekend, “Round two was really good, qualified second in Time Trial. I tried to gain as much time as I could to get upfront but unfortunately couldn’t gain enough speed to hang with Scott Heygate. I dropped back a little bit and played it safe to limit my mistakes and came home for that second place.”

The Husqvarna Racing Team is buzzing with the results, attributing the podium finishes to the riders’ strong performances. Both Cocker and Walker displayed their capabilities throughout the demanding race.

Walker said, “I was third in class for time trial, I made a few mistakes, so I knew what to work on for the main event. The main race started off well and I quickly got into second place. I just rode my own race from there and kept it at a safe pace to bring it home. I really enjoyed the day and I look forward to the next round.”

Kerim Fitz-Gerald, Husqvarna Racing Team manager commented, “We’re stoked to see Davin and Luke grab podiums this weekend. They delivered solid results, putting Husqvarna in the spotlight. We’re excited to see them maintain this momentum for the rest of the season.”

Published by: Megan Prinsloo

Photography by: Sage Lee Voges – ZCMC Media

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