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EMX ITP Quad European Championship at Markelo (The Netherlands)

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The last race of the EMX Quad championship was held in Markelo, The Netherlands. In the week before the event there it was raining but in the racing day it was great sunny weather. Both races in the EMX Quad were dominated by Dutch rider Mike van Grinsven, who was leading from start to finish. Second in the first heat was Dutch rider Ricardo Phoelich and third was Jan Vlaeymans from Belgium. Kevin Saar finished fourth in the first heat and that was enough for him to win the European Quad Championship 2017. In the second heat second place went to Jan Vlaeymans ahead of Kevin Saar. In the Championship Christopher Tveraen finished second before Oliver Vandendijck. Full results on FIM Europe website: http://www.fim-europe.eu/events/463    
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EMX ITP Quad at Kivioli (Estonia)

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The track of Kivioli in Estonia hosted the fourth round of the 2017 ITP European Quadcross Championship. More than 10.000 spectators packed around the track were present for the organization of SA Kivioli Seiklusturismi Keskus. A storm hit the track on Saturday evening, but luckily the weather turned out to be better on Sunday. Even so the organizer did a massive job to maintain the good quality of the track. Local Estonian rider Kevin Saar (Honda, in the last two photos) took full advantage of the Championship's visit to his native country and went ahead to easily win both motos in front of his home crowd. The fight was on for the other two spots on the podium: Polish Roman Gwiazda (Yamaha) managed to win the battle with Christoher Tveraen (Yamaha) in the first race, just edging himself in front at the finish line. It was Martin Filatov (Honda), a
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EMX ITP Quad European Championship at Oldebroek, The Netherlands – Day2

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The first round of the EMX ITP Quad European Championship started on sunny Monday at Oldebroek, in The Netherlands. The owner of the second place in qualification Mike van Grinsven was unfit to take part to the event because of broken pelvis on Saturday qualification. The first holeshot went to young Estonian rider Kevin Saar who was leading for 6 laps but had technical problems and was forced to retire. After his technical problems Dutch rider Marc de Vries took the lead till the 14th lap when he was passed by Finnish rider Jani Tanhuanpaa who won Race1 2,782 sec ahead of the best Dutch rider Marc de Vries and 9,504 sec of Belgian rider Oliver Vandendijck. Race2 started well for Marc de Vries who was leading for 13 laps and fighting to maintain the 1st position with another Dutch rider - Ricardo Phoelich. In the 14th lap Phoelich overtook
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Maxxis European Quad in Morso (Denmark)

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On the very nice MotoCross Arena in Erslev-Morso (Denmark) inside small hills, where spectators can see nearly total track. The 100. Birthday of DMU has been celebrated with nearly all MX classes national, from 50cc Kids up to MX1 and Side Cars. The European Quads Series final race came on top of it. Saturday suffered under very strong rain, so after free practice the practice and Qualifying sessions had been cancelled! The Sunday morning qualifying practice saw 25 quads fighting for the best positions behind the starting grid. Best time did Edgars Mengelis, Lavia, with 2:16,876 min, but he had been punished 5 places back because of stopping on the track. So Olli Koskela got 1st position, Second best was Mike van Grinsven, and third got Casper H. Holm, Denmark. In Heat 1, holeshot went to Nr. 92, Olli Koskela. And this smart Finnish rider did a perfect heat, didn’t
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Third round of Quadcross European Championship in Kegums (Latvia)

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The third round of European Quad Championship was held this weekend on the circuit “ZELTA ZIRGS” Kegums in Latvia. 29 Quad riders came to a perfect prepared circuit, and the free practice and qualifying training was carried out on a warm and cloudy day. The fastest rider in the qualifying practice was Edgars Mengelis Latvia, with Olli Koskela Finland on the second place and on the third place came Mike Van Grinsven the Netherlands. On a sunny Sunday with 28 degr. The first race toke place at 12.30 and the fastest rider was Edgars Mengelis Latvia number two Olli Koskela Finland, and on the third place came Mike Van Grinsven the Netherlands. In the second race Edgars Mengelis Latvia was again the fastest with Olli Koskela Finland on the second place, and number three Mike Van Grinsven the Netherlands Overall standing for the third round is Edgars Mengelis Latvia 50
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Quadcross EC in Kivioli (Estonia)

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On this wonderful multifunctional Arena with Motocross, Hill Climbing, Fun Cars (“soapboxes”) and Ski and Snowboard in winter we saw again Motocross from its best in front of 10000 spectators. The Saturday qualifying practice saw 25 quads fighting for the best positions behind the starting grid. Best time did Edgars Mengelis, Lavia, with 1:53,144 min. Second best was Mike van Grinsven, Netherlands, 1:54,025 and third got Olli Koskela, Finland, 1:54,140. The top 15 were close together, all under 2 min. lap time. In heat 1 holeshot went to Nr. 421, Sten Jupaschevski, local Estonish rider and he was in the lead for more than half distance, than he crashed on a jump near the tent! From the Top favorites no one was in the top 4 in the first lap but they were coming up! After lap 2 van Grinsven was already 4th, Mengelis 5th and Koskela 6th. In lap
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Start of the 2014 EMX Quadcross in Oss (The Netherlands)

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The 2014 Quadcross European Championship started this weekend in Oss (The Netherlands) with the participation of 27 riders. Both races were won by Dutch Mike Van Grinsven (W-Tec). In the overall standings, second position went to Dutch Joe Maessen (Suzuki), who arrived in second position on both heats. Third overall was Belgian Davy De Cuyper with two third positions. Next round is scheduled on the 3rd of August in Kivioli (Estonia).    Download here FIM Europe Press Release 028/2014
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Fatal accident in Quadcross of European Nations in Cingoli (Italy)

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Yesterday, the 13th of October, in the track of Cingoli (Italia) was a fatal accident in which a young British quad rider, Conner Smith, representing Team GB (ACU) in the QuadCross of European Nations, died in the medical center at the track before he could be air-lifted to hospital. All marshals, Red Cross people. doctors worked professionally, and very fast. The event was abandoned after this tragedy which happened in the first race, and therefore there are no results for the QuadCross of European Nations or the SidecarCross of Eurpean Nations. FIM Europe express deepest sympathy to the rider's family and friends and to the ACU.   (FIM Europe Press Release 152/2013)
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Last round of the MAXXIS EMX Quad EC in Rudersberg (Germany)

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The seventh, and final round in the Maxis European Quad Motocross Championship, was this weekend held on the track in Rudersberg (Germany). On a very wet track the Saturday’s training and qualifying, was done the Riders have difficult conditions to ride this. The pole position for the races on Sunday went to the already 2013 Champion Jérémie Warnia. In the first race Sunday, was the fastest rider Joe Maessen (Yamaha) followed by Manfred Zienecker (KTM), and on the third place came Olli Koskela. The second race started in heavy rain and after 20 minutes the race was canceled, Joe Maessen (Yamaha) was the first who passed the line and number two, Marc de Vries (VLS) and on the third place Oliver Vandendeijk (KTM). Number one on the day Joe Maessen (Yamaha) number two Mike Van Grinsven (V TEC) and number three Oliver Vandendeijk (KTM).   (FIM Europe Press Release 143/2013)
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Sixth round of the MAXXIS EMX Quad EC in Dardon Gueugnon (France)

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The sixth round of the MAXXIS EMX Quadcross European Championship was held this weekend in Dardon Gueugnon (France). The dominance of French Jeremie Warnia for the whole championship was confirmed also in this round, with the French rider winning both heats. Thanks to these victories he became 2013 European Champion with one round in advance. In the first heat second position went to French Florent Ramel and third to French Yoann Gillouin. In the second heat second position went to Yoann Gillouin and third position to Dutch rider Mike Van Grinsven. Final round is scheduled to take place next week in Rudersberg (Germany).   (FIM Europe Press Release 140/2013)
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