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European Classic Road Racing Championship – Prize-giving ceremony

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The FIM Europe Vintage Commission has organized a Prize Giving Ceremony for the winners of the 2016 Classic Road Racing Championship. The event took place in Zagreb at the Esplanade Hotel. It was organized by the Vintage Commission member from Croatia, Igor Boskovic, with the support of the Road Racing responsible John Davidson. As a special guest to help present the trophies,  the Vintage Commission invited Igor Eskinja, a good friend from the vintage activities and well known FIM member. After the prize giving and speeches from Igor Boskovic, John Davidson and José Campos Costa, a dinner was served to all the riders, spouses and friends present. In the photo from the left: Kent Jörnevall, Johan Furbok, Hasse Gustafson, Bernd Pollman, Igor Eškinja, José Campos Costa, Peter Howarth, Igor Bošković, Tanja Henschel, John Davidson, Jurgen Reidel, Janez Grom       
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European Classic Series in Aragon (Spain) – Day 2

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The European Classic Endurance Cup ended with great success yesterday at Motorland Aragon in Spain. Good weather, a fabulous track, perfect organization and an exciting race, were the ingredients that made this event a perfect finish for the DG Sports promoted cup. After 4 hours of racing, with only one minor accident without any problem for rider and bike, the winners were Mertens and Simpson from the Sweatshop Phase One I team for the Maxi Classic class, Boos, Nerge and Pfautsch from the German Guzzi Classic Team in the Classic 1000 class and Struck, Sieg and Bohmhauer from the Capelli Belli team in the 750TT class. With these Aragon results, the European Classic Endurance Cup final classification is the following:Maxi Classic was won by the Sweatshop Phase One I team, followed by Team Force and Sweatshop Phase One II team; Classic 1000 was won by Scuderia Officine Toscane, followed by
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European Classic Series in Aragon (Spain)

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The last race of 2015 for the European Classic Series started on Friday October 30th with the 4  hours of Aragon at the Motorland Aragon circuit. With perfect weather and a very good organization, the riders had 3 sessions of free practices followed by 3 sessions of qualifying plus a one hour night practice.From the 28 teams that started the day, 27 qualified for the race which will start today, Saturday, at 16.35.    The best lap times were made by bike number 4 from the Sweatshop Phase One team with Stéphane Mertens and Ian Simpson in the Maxi Classic class; bike number 333 from the Scuderia Officine Toscane with Emiliano Bellucci and Oreste Zaccarelli  in the Classic 1000 class; bike number 112 from the Capelli Belli team with Eckhard Struck, Manfred Sieg and Robert Bohmhauer in the 750TT class.We expect an exiting race as the final win in class
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European Vintage Regularity Cup at Slovakiaring (Slovakia) 

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The circuit of Slovakia hosted the European Vintage Regularity Cup, which saw 74 riders in five different classes. The day started with a temperature of 4 degrees above zero for the practice, but in the afternoon the races were held with an Autumn sun that allowed the execution without any problems. The participants praised the excellent work of Peter Balaz, who once again created an event able to catch the interest of riders coming from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany and Hungary. Class A1 (Motorcycles up to year 1949, 125cc up to year 1975 and 50cc up to year 1988) was won by Frank Seidl in front of Lubomir Kamenar and Karel Kupra;   Class A2 (175cc, 250 cc up to year 1975) was won by Bernd Pollmann in front of Frank Seidl and Stefan Vacula;       Class B (350cc, 500cc up to year 1975) was won by Jan Cizek (in the
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Vintage Endurance at the European Classic Series (ECS)

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The European Classic Series (ECS) is a 4 hour endurance race for classic motorcycles valid for the FIM Europe Endurance Vintage Cup. In a joint collaboration between the promoter, DG Sport, and the European ruling federation, FIM Europe, the 2013 series runs in 3 different circuits Imola, Spa-Francorchamps and Aragon. The motorcycles are divided in 4 different categories up to 1985. President of the Jury and responsible for the original idea is Massimo Mita from the FIM Europe Vintage Commission. He has created the rules and regulations that are designed in order to gather the machines in a logical historical sense and with the purpose to give the opportunity to race to all kinds of classic motorcycles. The fundamental idea behind the ECS is the collaboration with a promoter that is responsible for high quality classic meetings of collectors and riders, very often one and the same person. In fact,
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Vintage Endurance European Cup in Imola

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The first round of the Vintage Endurance European Cup was held yesterday in Imola (Italy). Maxi Classic: Team Moto Bel' (Moto Guzzi) - Charles-Artigues Cristophe / Sleurs Laurent Team Sweatshop Phause One (Kawasaki) - Conroy Cormac / Linden Peter Team Alf's Classic Endurance Team (Kawasaki) - Banfield Patrik / GodfreyMick Classic 1000: Team Scuderie Toscane (Segoni K 900) - Bellucci Emiliani / Segoni Lorenzo / Guillet Joel Team Dudu Team (Honda RCB) - Dumont Christophe / Duvernay Jean Marc Team Carlains (Suzuki GS 1000) - Vannucchi Simone / Bisconti Matteo / Carlini Roberto Class 750: Team Peppo Racing (Triumph North T 160) - Bauman Sandro / German Roberto Team Blue Flag Racing (Moto Guzzi 750) - Garlassi Luciano / Martini Oreste / Scilla Alberto Team John Biggs Racing (Triumph North T 160) - Siebert Thibaul / Jung Michel Next round of the Vintage European Cup will be held in Spa
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