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EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship North East zone: last round in Estonia

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EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship North East zone: last round in Estonia This weekend the last round of EMX65/85 NE Zone was held on legendary Jaanikese track in Estonia and the 10 of each group, who got to the EC finals, were cleared. In EMX85 class there was Latvian Karlis Alberts Reišulis (KTM) who was too tough for others to beat and the young Latvian won cleary qualification race and the both finals. In the first race Russian Zakhar Osmolovskii (Husqvarna) and Estonian Mikk Martin Lõhmus (KTM) batteled for second and this time Russian was a bit quicker and took second place ahead of Lõhmus. In the second race Lõhmus didn't let anybody threaten his position and took second place, third Aleh Makhnou (KTM) from Belarussia, who finished sixth in the first heat. Overall winner Roberts Lusis finished 5th and 4th. Overall day classification top 3: 1. Alberts
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Sidecarcross

European Sidecar Championship: qualifying round in Germany

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European Sidecar Championship: qualifying round in Germany Haunstetten in Bavaria was the venue of the European Sidecar Championship qualification round. 12 teams were prepared to battle for 6 spots in the final. The hot action on the track was only matched by the European heatwave with temperatures over 36 degrees. It was difficult for all involved with these conditions. 12 qualification heats provided the line ups for the 3 finals. Raphael San Millan with passenger Benedikt Zapf, the home favourite went directly to the A final with 9 points. He was joined in the final by previously unbeaten British team of Josh Goodwin and Liam Brown. The B final provided the other 2 teams to the A final, Dutch pair of Sven Holstein and Martin Stockmeijer, and Dave Cavill & Dennis Smit. A fierce heat ensued in the final with the German team coming out victorious, much to the delight
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Motocross

EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship South West zone and EMX Open European Championship: last round in Slovenia

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EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship South West zone and EMX Open European Championship: last round in Slovenia The beautiful area around Sentvid Pri Sticni hosted on 29th-30th June the last round of the season. Under a clear blue sky and over 30° temperature this final round has been very interesting as the top ten riders of the classification will take part to the final in Loket at the last weekend of July. EMX 65 class Sunday’s race 1 was ruled from start to finish by the French Basile Pigois. Zone leader Joel Canadas started at 6th place: he moved up to second but a few mistakes in last lap led the Italian Filippo Mantonvani to pass. Mantovani had a start to finish win in race 2, while Canadas came back from 4th to 2nd place. Overall day classification: 1. Basile Pigois 2. Filippo Mantovani 3. Joel Candas Overall
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Speedway

European Pairs Speedway Championship SF2: France wins the title

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European Pairs Speedway Championship SF2: France wins the title Photos by Roberto Tomba It was a thrilling race with a lot of close racing and several passes, especially in the first half of the meeting despite hot and difficult track conditions the one raced in Terenzano. Pre-meeting favourite France team lived the expectation with their two top guns Bellego and Berge who were always in control for the qualifying spot. Second and last qualifying place went to hosts Italy thanks to a brilliant display of local hero Michele Paco Castagna. He was one of the most entertaining riders of the meeting and scored 13 points not all form the start. He won also the decider with Finland’s Tero Aarnio for the delight of the partisan crowd. Last place on the rostrum went to a depleted Finland team which lost the services of skipper Timo Lahti during the 16th heat.
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Vintage

Vintage Road Racing European Championship: the opening round in Sweden

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Vintage Road Racing European Championship: the opening round in Sweden Pictures by www.classicmotofoto.com - Richard Peers-Jones #33, Colin Sleigh #29 & Bjorn Gunnarsson #74 On 28th-29th June competitors in the FIM Europe Vintage Road Race Championship gathered at the former Grand Prix circuit Anderstorp for the opening round of the season. The weather was perfect all weekend for racing with temperatures in the 20’s and a dry track. Practice and qualifying went without any major problems for the FIME riders who all qualified. In Saturday’s races Lars Sanberg made it a double success when he took wins in both class 5 and 6. Other class winners were Tanya Hentschel (Class 2), Hans Pallesen (Class 3) Paul Allender (Class 7a) and Richard Peers-Jones (Class 7b), but in the new class 9b all four riders had problems and did not start. Sunday was the hottest day of the weekend, testing the reliability
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Supermoto

Supermoto S2 European Championship: Thomas Chareyre takes his third victory of the season

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Supermoto S2 European Championship: Thomas Chareyre takes his third victory of the season With the sun out and temperatures rising to a blistering 38 degrees the third round of the 2019 S2 Supermoto European Championship was held on 30th June in Poland on the racetrack of Tor Poznan in the region of Greater Poland. The track with its long very fast corners and technical off-road part hosted the European championship multiple times and the races are always full of action and speed for the spectators alongside the circuit. After a hot day of racing it was TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre who took his third victory of the season in Poznan. Race 1 When the lights dropped for the first time in Poznan the temperature outside already reached 32 degrees in Poznan. At the start it was Phoenix Racing rider Markus Class who took the holeshot into the first
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Enduro

Enduro European Championship: double victory for Kytönen

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Enduro European Championship: double victory for Kytönen The junior 19 years old Rony Kytönen from Finland won the third round of the European Enduro Championship in Madona, Latvia, on the second day with another day's victory in the class and overall ranking. He extended his lead in the Junior E1 too. For the young rider this is the first overall victory in the European Championship. "This gives me a lot of self-confidence" said the Husavarna rider, whose father Vesa, a former Enduro World Champion (1999), had accompanied him on this trip. Second place for Albin Elowson, only 18 seconds behind. But the Swedish was ill just before the competition and had to take antibiotics. He was also reconciled with the fact, that he naturally won the big four-stroke class and, despite his retirement in Slovakia, slipped back to second place in this championship. "I had a small crash on the
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Road Racing

Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup: Race 2

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Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup: Race 2 Supersport 300 Big battle up to the finish line for the first step of the podium with three riders busy in a hard-fought race. At the end David Kuban won 0’’072 seconds in front of Jiri Nespesny and Miloslav Hrava, everybody from Czech Republic. Superstock 1000 Cristopher Bergman won race2 FIME Superstock1000 class at Pannoniaring at the end of an amazing race. Kamil Krzemien finished second for just 0’’050 seconds after a few overtakes in the first lap and a great battle with Michal Prašek, third. Arnaud Friedrich finished fourth, Tomas Svitok fifth, Michal Šembera sixt, Mate Laczko seventh.
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Road Racing

Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup: live the races

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Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup: live the races The third round of the season is being help at Pannoniaring, Hungary. Stay tuned! Click the link below and follow live the races. https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCty4sO0xBj65HvLbyJbod8g The schedule: Warm Up > from 8 am to 10:45 am Races > from 10:50 am to 4.00 pm
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Road Racing

Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup: Race 1

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Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup: Race 1 Third round of the Superstock 1000 and Supersport 300 Cup at Pannoniaring, Hungary. Supersport 300 Miroslav Hrava (CZE) won race1 at Pannoniaring class Supersport300. Second position for Jiry Nespesny (CZE), third for Manuel Rocca (ITA) after a big fight. Under the podium fourth position for David Kuban (CZE) and fifth for Mate Szamado. Superstock 1000 Cristopher Bergman (SWE) won race1 Superstock1000 class. Second step of the podium for Kamil Krzemien (POL) and third for Michal Prašek (CZE). Fourth final place for Michal Šembera (CZE). Tomorrow Race 2! The schedule: Warm Up > from 8 am to 10:45 am Races > from 10:50 am to 4.00 pm
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