Jamie McCanney wins world title to follow in brother's footsteps

Jamie McCanney
Jamie McCanney's fourth place in the final round in France secured his world title

The Isle of Man's Jamie McCanney has followed in his brother Danny's footsteps by winning the Enduro Junior World Championship.

McCanney secured the title with a fourth-place finish in the final round in Requista, France on Saturday.

The 21-year-old Husqvarna rider tweeted: "2015 EJ World Champion. Words can't describe how I feel right now."

His brother Danny, who now rides in the Senior Class, also won the title aged 21 in 2013.

FIM SuperEnduro Junior World Championship podium
Isle of Man enduro star Daniel McCanney claimed his first world title in 2013

Jamie said: "It's a great feeling to have won the Enduro Junior title.

"I knew I didn't have to win either day in France but I wanted to end the season with the best results I could.

"I basically did what I needed to do".

McCanney finished his campaign with 233 points, 20 ahead of nearest rival Giacomo Redondi.

Overall standings
Jamie McCanney (Husqvarna)233 points
Giacomo Redondi (Beta)213 points
Steve Holcombe (Beta)206 points

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