Branch's best season ends in fourth place

Best season: Branch PIC: ENDURO21
Best season: Branch PIC: ENDURO21

Local biker, Ross Branch has made significant improvement at this year's World Rally-Raid Championship (W2RC) as he managed a fourth-place finish.

This would be Branch's best season in the W2RC as he made nine places jump from the 2022 13th finish to fourth this year. Branch has accumulated 58 points in this year's championship as he missed the podium places by 16 points.

Luciano Benavides of Argentina is the 2023 W2RC champion with 100 points while Australian, Toby Price came second with 96 points and Adrien van Beveren finished third with 76 points. Branch was in North Africa this week for the W2RC finale at the Rallye du Maroc. Ahead of the race, the 37-year-old was just 11 points away from the podium.

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