Strasser sets two RAAM records with solo win
Austrian Strasser bests speed, time marks for second Race Across America win
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Christoph Strasser won the men’s individual category in the Race Across American Wednesday in Annapolis, Maryland. Strasser, now a two-time winner, finished in record time, logging an unofficial result of 7 days, 22 hours, and 11 minutes, with an overall average speed of 15.56 mph.
Strasser’s record ride bested the 15.4-mph speed mark set by Pete Penseyes in 1986 and Rob Kish’s record time of 8 days, 3 hours (set on a different course).
Dani Wyss was second on the road on Wednesday, trailed closely by Swiss countryman Reto Schoch.
The American Allied Forces team was setting a record pace in the eight-person team category on Wednesday, ahead of CEO Challenges and Team O’Side.