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European Hill Climb Championship at Isola del Liri (Italy)

MAX_4215 Stefano Bonetti
In the surroundings of the beautiful town of Isola del Liri the fourth round of the European Hill Climb Championship took place in front of around 500 spectators. The event was in a very friendly "Italian" atmosphere, in the same context as the Italian Championship. In the European Championship 26 riders took their start. Free practices were held on Saturday, qualifying practice on Sunday morning. The races took place in two heats for all riders in very hot weather conditions. The winners in the European Championship classes are: Class 250 GP Guido Testoni (FMI), Class Supersport: Davide Lignite (FMI), Class Superbike: Stefano Bonetti (FMI, in the picture), Class Supermoto: Philippe Bongard (FMS). The next round will be from 6th to 7th July in Boecourt (Switzerland). Full results on FIM Europe website: http://www.fim-europe.eu/events/586  
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European Hill Climb Championship at Spoleto (Italy) – Day 2

250 Testoni Guido FMI
The fifth and last round of the European Hill Climb Championship was held at Spoleto, in Italy. Sunday’s race started with perfect weather and very good track conditions. The morning started with two practice heats, with 17 riders at the start. At 2 p.m. according to the timetable the first race started with 250 class. The winner was Italian Marco Queirolo on Aprilia in front of his compatriot Guido Testoni (photo1) on Honda and of Belgian Bernhard Depierreux on Yamaha. In the Supersport class the winner was Daniele Stolli, from Italy, on Honda, in front of Yuri Storniolo and Filippo Parolin. In Supermoto open class the fastest in race one was Italian Andrea Majola on TM (photo2) ahead of Daniel Bailo and Philippe Bongard. Also the Superbike class was won by an Italian rider: Fabrizio Lanutti on Honda in front of Nicholas Riccardo Rovelli and Francesco Maria Piva. The second
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European Hill Climb Championship at Spoleto (Italy) – Day 1

SSP Storniolo Yuri FMI
Today at Spoleto (Italy) the first timed practice of the fifth round of the European Hill Climb Championship started, with the track in good conditions. The fastest time in 250 class was set by Marco Queirolo from Italy. In the Supersport class it was Juri Storniolo to sign the fastest time (photo1). The Superbike class was dominated by Francesco Maria Piva with a gap of nearly 2 sec. on Nicolas Rovelli. Also the fastest time in Supermoto Open class was set by an Italian rider: Andrea Majola (photo2). Considering the various classes there are 17 riders at the starting line of the European championship. In the Superbike class the title has already been won by Stefano Bonetti from Italy, with a gap of 52 points on Jean Luc David and the two riders are not present in Spoleto. But Lanutti and Peclat now are in 3rd and 4th position and
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European races of the weekend 26-27 August

S2 Chareyre
In the weekend from Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th August, the follow­ing European races will be held: 26 August – European Under 21 Individual Speedway Championship at Daugavpils/Latvia 26-27 August – Road Race Hill Climb European Championship at Spoleto/Italy 26-27 August – Supermoto European Championship, Supermoto Junior and S3 at Kustendil/Bulgaria European Supermoto ©BProm    
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Road Race Hill Climb European Championship at Le Petit Abergement (France)

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The fourth of five rounds of the Road Race Hill Climb European Championship was held at Le Petit Abergement, in France in front of around 1.300 spectators. The weather was cloudy on Saturday, sunny and warm on Sunday, In the qualification heat the Supersport class leader, Francesco Curinga, had a bad crash, but luckly without consequences. In the Superbike class there was a very interesting fight between Stefano Bonetti (I) and Jean-Luc David (F). In each race the gap between these two riders was about 0,1 sec. (in both races the fastest was Bonetti). At the end of the event in France three riders have already conquered the European title: Stefano Bonetti in Superbike, Francesco Curinga in Supersport and Andrea Majola in Supermoto. The three riders are all Italians. The last title, in 250GP, will be assigned in the next round, on August 27th, at Spoleto, in Italy. Full results on FIM Europe website:
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Road Race Hill Climb European Championship at Châtel St. Denis (Switzerland) Day2

Curinga Francesco ITA Supersport
Châtel St. Denis, in Switzerland, hosted the second round of the Road Race Hill Climb European Championship. The races were held in the afternoon and in best conditions, in a sunny day and with a temperature of about 20°. There were no crashes or accidents during the weekend. In the 250 GP Class Bernard Depierreux from Belgium won Race1 in front of Italian Guido Testoni and of Rolf Haller from Switzerland. In Race2 Testoni won ahead of Depierreux and Haller. In Supersport, in Race1 Italian Francesco Curinga (in the photo) won in front of Alex Ruggieri from Switzerland and of Italian Daniele Stolli. In Rac2 Curinga won again, this time in front of Ruggieri and of German Uwe Rademacher. In Superbike, in both races Italian Stefano Bonetti was the winner in front of French Jean Luc David and of Swiss Raphael Peclat. Same podium in the two races also in the Supermoto Open class, with
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