As you read this, racers will be waking up from a fitful nights sleep, getting their gear together, nervously eating breakfast and running through the EWS stages in their minds. Practice is over and it is now time to go full-gas! Lines have been tested, perfected and memorized, stages have been inspected and riders will have their strategies sorted, when to give it everything and when to ease off. It will be a long and physical weekend, but it has finally begun!
In just 48 hours we will see the new order for the upcoming season, who has got fast, will someone surprise us, and can our champions continue their dominance. We will be bringing you the news as it comes in, but first lets have a quick look back at the last few days training, with legendary lens man Matt Wragg documenting the action!
Words: Trev Worsey
Photographer: Matt Wragg
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