Red Bull Romaniacs 2017 Live track news

Our track news team provides video clips & interviews & photos live from the Prolog and the four offroad days of The World's toughest hard enduro rallye. 
- from wherever the Gold, Silver, Bronze, Iron class competitors are during the event
- Follow the action from dawn until the Red Bull Romaniacs competitors reach the finish line.

Proud finishers!

Class: IRON
Team Touratech with their fat lady. Gerhard Forster and Marc Holder proud and happy! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Big crowd here in Sibiu

Watching the hillclimb and supporting the competitors on their last meters to the finish line... / Julia Uebelhoer
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14:40 The last competitors

Class: IRON
Are on the home straight now / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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672 Philipp Dobbertin

Class: IRON
First time in Romania and Philipp finished. Great!!! / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Chris Birch congratulates Quinn Cody


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Happy Heroes of the romaniacs 2017

/ Eve Bugl
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Cody and the lady

Class: IRON
Are in the house! But no time to rest, some insights on todays race action are needed... / Julia Uebelhoer
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Fat lady right before the hillclimb!!

Class: IRON
619 Quinn Cody from USA, 700 Peter Reitbauer from Austria.  / Julia Uebelhoer
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Kirsten Landman Last Meters to the finish

Class: SILVER
/ Eve Bugl
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It's getting fuller and fuller in the finish

/ Julia Uebelhoer
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with a Little help ..

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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Kevin Gallas makes it looks so easy

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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A few nasty bits

Class: IRON
A few nasty spots near the end to ensure the competitors have earnt the beer waiting for them at the finish line.
638 Dominic Coleman GBR, 691 Chun Kun Chen from Taiwan  / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Best Crew!

That is what we call a proper service crew! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Only 50 KM

Class: BRONZE
For some competitors 5 hours / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Well deserved!

Enjoy your beer Mani! / Julia Uebelhoer
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The Touratech R9X is on the way

Class: IRON
/ Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Knighter pretty happy

Class: GOLD
25 David Knight from Isle of Man  / Julia Uebelhoer
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Jens Wettemann

Class: IRON
Deep Mud at CP 5
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CP 5

Class: IRON
Chun Yao from Taiwan very lucky
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I believe I can fly

/ Eve Bugl
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Young gun Suff finished RBR 2017!

Class: BRONZE
Youngest rider in the field Suff Sella finished RBR. Great achievement!!! And so the next generation of enduro lovers rise... / Julia Uebelhoer
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Mini Letti pretty stoked on todays win!

12 Manuel Lettenbichler from Germany / Julia Uebelhoer
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Interview Winner day 4

Class: GOLD
Letti talks about his win today! / Julia Uebelhoer

TOP 3

Class: GOLD
Manuel Lettenbichler won today's offroad day followed by Paul Bolton and graham Jarvis! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Bolton second up the last killer hill

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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Lettenbichler first up the last hill

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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YES!

Props to all drivers of Red Bull Romaniacs 2017! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Beautiful Carpathian Countryside

Class: IRON
/ Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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DONE!!!

Class: BRONZE
This is on you!  407 Dominique Essig from Germany  / Julia Uebelhoer
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Philipp Dobbertin 672 Full Throttle

Class: IRON
Iron class rider Philipp Dobbertin is determined to make it to the finish line on day 4 / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Big crowd here at the hillclimb!

/ Julia Uebelhoer
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Jesse Clark

Class: BRONZE
Bike tired, bike needs to sleep / Eve Bugl
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Teddy up to the finish

Looks sooooo easy, if he is doing it / Eve Bugl
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you smell the finish

Class: BRONZE
Dominique Essig made it Safe to the finish with a little help / Eve Bugl
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This live track reporter feels a little bit sick with nerves!

Will Paul Bolton get on the podium after 10 years of trying? We will find out soon.... / Lisa Bolton
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sometimes you need a helping hand

Class: BRONZE
/ Eve Bugl
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R9x gets a quick fix at the roadside

Class: IRON
Gerhard noticed some issues at the bike and called the service crew to fix the bike. / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Finish!

Exhale that dirtbike stuff and inhale that beer! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Martin Lindtner- last downhill

Class: BRONZE
308 Martin Lindtner from Austria / Eve Bugl
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Quinn Cody - KTM 1090 Adventure

Class: IRON
619 Quinn Cody from USA on the way to the finish Line / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenboron
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view from the top

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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People are ready for some climbing!

/ Julia Uebelhoer
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the killer finish hill

Class: BRONZE
/ Eve Bugl
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Mudholes

Class: BRONZE
A lot of mudholes in these year Romaniacs. This is one of the last / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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679 Mindaugas Simhevicius

Class: IRON
Petrol for Bike and Food for the Rider. / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Kyle the destroyer

Class: SILVER
Kyle Howe had a crash off a rim / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley

476 Epic Scenery

Class: BRONZE
Enduro don't get much more picturesque than this / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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10: 40 On the way to the finish Line

Class: BRONZE
/ Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Back on the Track

Class: SILVER
131 Pavol Slota from Slovakia / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Red Cross at Service Point

Reassuring to see the red cross present at the Service Point. Also nice to see them having time to relax / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Dimitri Serov

Class: SILVER
Dimitri Serov from Russia at CP 4 / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Taddy Bazusiak Service Point

Class: GOLD
Red Bull TV getting a quick interview with Taddy Blazusiak, the only guy on the Gold tracks who isn't up against the clock / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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Billy Bolt Service Point

Class: GOLD
"This morning there haven't been too many sections questioning the laws of physics" / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn
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The last service Point

Class: SILVER
For the 2017 Romaniacs / Cliff Vizer & Alex Schoenborn 

Mario Roman watching his mechanic at work

Class: GOLD
Servicepoint, last day / Eve Bugl
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Leading the pack

Class: GOLD
Currently on P1 Manuel Lettenbichler! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Interview Simon Marcic, Slovenia

Class: BRONZE
Simon Marcic, Slovenia, Dakar competitor in Malles Moto category, first race after crash with Peterhansel aka Mister Dakar this year in Argentina ... bronze class for beginning ... well, Romaniacs is tough! / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley

Preparations for the last part of the race

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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Discussing track sections

Class: GOLD
/ Julia Uebelhoer
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Pretty stoked

Competitors are highly motivated right before the last service point of today... / Julia Uebelhoer
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Bringing the track marking with him.

Class: SILVER
188 Jean luc Thevenod FRA  / Eve Bugl



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Second breakfast for Graham

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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Manuel Lettenbichler reached the service point

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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Little Letti is at the service

Class: GOLD
Mani is riding closely with Jarvis today. / Lisa Bolton
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Interview: Jarvis at the service point

Class: GOLD
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21 Teodor Kabahchief

Class: GOLD
Teodor in the section Long Walk. / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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5 David Cyprian.

Class: GOLD
Show me the way at the Long Walk. / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Enoekl on top of the Long Walk

Class: GOLD
Breathe in deeply
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Waiting to get back

/ Julia Uebelhoer
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Scholz is chased by the Knighter at Long Walk

Class: GOLD
8 Philipp Scholz from Germany
25 David Knight from Isle of Man/ Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Roman and Bolts follow close and try to catch Jarvis

Class: GOLD
/ Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Long Walk for Jarvis

Class: GOLD
/ Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Cows enjoying their breakfast view...

/ Julia Uebelhoer
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Morning essentials

Just take a breath and enjoy this view! / Julia Uebelhoer
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What's left from the "Mud fight"

Unfortunately there are very dry conditions here these days... / Julia Uebelhoer
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Mudfight section

/ Eve Bugl
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Pavol Slota in The mudfight section

Class: SILVER
Best weather conditions for the exhausted competitors today / Eve Bugl
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Kirsten Landmann along mudfight section

Class: SILVER
/ Eve Bugl
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Marcus Morgan passing the mudfight section

Class: BRONZE
More a desert than a mudfight- so the competitors can take a short breath / Eve Bugl
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Raphael Coutelier crossing the mudfight

Class: BRONZE
/ Eve Bugl
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07: 08 No way out section

Class: GOLD
Roman and Lettenbichler climbed up the track No Way out / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Zsolt passing the mudfight section

Class: BRONZE
 491 Zsolt Seres from Hungary/ Eve Bugl
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Top competiors in quick order

Class: GOLD
The top competitors make it up No Way Out section full throttle / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Kiwi Sean Clarke

Class: SILVER
Sean keeps coming back for more year on year!
101 Sean Clarke from New Zealand, 185 Thibaud Leiser from Switzerland
/ Lisa Bolton
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Jarvis on "No Way Out"

Class: GOLD
First rider on the track / Jo Wolframm & Ian Rowley
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Flying into race day!!!

/ Julia Uebelhoer

fast competitors in the morning


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Last day preparations for the Live track reporters

/ Eve Bugl
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Splash!

Class: BRONZE
He's hungry for race day 4!  528 Aron Omarsson from Iceland  / Julia Uebelhoer
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Competitors prepare for the final hurdle

Start line preparations for competitors from Gold, Silver and Bronze classes. Iron competitors start a little later this morning. / Lisa Bolton
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Start Varga Szolt

Class: GOLD
The young Hungarian is on fire / Eve Bugl
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Knight makes a surprise appearance!

Class: GOLD
David Knight is back on the start line. Feeling somewhat better today, he said "I can't sit around doing nothing, so I'm going back on it today!" / Lisa Bolton
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Moto days

Class: BRONZE
Moto days are awesome days! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Start of the Last day

Class: GOLD
Teodor Kabakchiev. / Eve Bugl
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Start Norbert Levente

Class: GOLD
/ Eve Bugl
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Start Sella Suff

Class: BRONZE
The youngest competitor of the romaniacs 2017 / Eve Bugl
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Kevin Gallas on his way

Class: GOLD
Start of the last day / Eve Bugl
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Bruno is happy to see Day 4

Class: SILVER
Smiling at the start, Brazilian Bruno Crivillin is looking forward to seeing the finish line! / Lisa Bolton
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Billy styling it up!

Class: GOLD
Billy quite literally bolted off the start line this morning! / Lisa Bolton (photo cred @pjifracing)
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All competitors lines up

Class: BRONZE
And ready to rumble... / Julia Uebelhoer
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sometimes you need to pay homage to your bike

Class: SILVER
/ Eve Bugl
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Offroad day 4!

Class: GOLD
Let's do this! / Julia Uebelhoer
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Sunrise!

Competitors prepare for another 6.30am start. / Lisa Bolton
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Last day of the Red Bull Romaniacs

Time to get up and back into race mode! / Julia Uebelhoer
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