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LOCAL RIDERS TACKLE FINKE DESERT RACE.

Kyle Phitz Finke

A solid contingent of local motorbike rides have recently done well at the famous Finke Desert race in Alice Springs.

The event is seen as one of the toughest in the world with 650 riders competing.

Renmark rider Kyle Pfitzner blitzed the field on his KTM, picking a class win and 13th overall – finishing ahead of some factory teams and riders.

Mr Pfitzner of Renmark finished the first stage in 27th place, however was able to make up many places on the return leg.

Kyle said the event was very challenging but rewarding and thanked those who helped him in the lead up.

Drew Gartery also of Renmark finished 52nd overall.

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