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Vintage Enduro European Championship: the second round in France

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Vintage Enduro European Championship: the second round in France The second round of the Vintage Enduro European Championship took place on Saturday 1st June in Le Mayet de la Montagne, France. The second round of the Vintage Enduro European Championship took place on Saturday 1st June in Le Mayet de la Montagne, France. About 50 riders come to join this vintage race organised by the motorcycle club Team Saint Yorre Motos, led by President Robert Jourdan. The race began on Friday with the acceleration test, ruled by Gianpaolo Bergamaschi in front of Donato Benetti, both with BMW.. On Saturday the race was articulated with three laps and two special test: one fast enduro test and one cross test like and World one. The winner of the race: Class A3  - Sala Paolo MAria ITA (Zundapp) Class A4 - Barsotti Alberto   ITA (Husqvarna) Class C2 - Caselli Luciano ITA (Husqvarna) Class C3 - Arenas Xavier  SPA (Montesa)
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Vintage Regularity Cup: Round 1 in Slovakia

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Vintage Regularity Cup: Round 1 in Slovakia The first round of the Vintage Regularity Cup was held on May 1st in Slovakia with the organization of the Classic Club Hlohovec. Slovakiaring welcame 59 riders and 15 sidecars with 4 different races and 6 classifications in 2 rounds. The free practice at Wednesday evening was with wet conditions, but qualifying and races were with good weather. The winners: Class EC A1 – Kamenar Lubomir Class EC A2 – Schmidt Kvetoslav Class EC B – Talaga Otakar Class EC C – Bezouska Jakub Class EC D – Kupka Radoslav Class EC E Side – Chmelar Petr
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Road Race Hill Climb and Vintage Sidecar Hill Climb European Championship: to the track at Landshaag, Austria

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Road Race Hill Climb and Vintage Sidecar Hill Climb European Championship: to the track at Landshaag, Austria dav The 40th edition of the Hill Climb Event in Landshaag, Austria, was the first round of the Road Race Hill Climb European Championship. Despite uncertain weather conditions and low temperatures, about 12.000 spectators and 55 riders came to join the race. In the practices the fastest riders were Guido Testoni (FMI) in 250, Daniel Kronschläger (AMF) in Supersport, Stefano Bonetti (FMI) in Superbike and Josef Frauenschuh (AMF) in Supermoto. On Sunday there were Race 1 and Race 2 on dry conditions. The winners of the round are: Guido Testoni in 250, Rafael Neuner in Supersport, Andrea Gangl in Superbike and Josef Frauenschuh in Supermoto. In Landshaag was raced also the Vintage Sidecar Hill Climb European Championship: the winner are Gundinger Roland and Gundinger Maria from Austria in 8A class, Neubauer Konrad and
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Vintage Enduro European Championship: the first round in Italy

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Vintage Enduro European Championship: the first round in Italy The first round of the Vintage Enduro European Championship was held in Piacenza, Italy. About 100 riders took part to the first event of the calendar, with spring weather conditions and temperatures. The Overall winner was the Italian Fausto Scovolo, who ruled in the six special tests in front of Paolo Giulietti, second, and Osvlado Armanni, third. The Enduro Vintage European Championship calendar: 1. Italy (30th-31st March) 2. France (1st-2nd June) 3. Spain (4th-6th October)
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European Vintage Road Race Championship at Donington Park (Great Britain)

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The UK round of the FIM Europe Vintage Road Race Championship was organised by the Classic Racing Motorcycle Club and held under sunny skies at the Donington Park Classic Motorcycle Festival. The former Moto GP circuit served up some brilliant racing over three days, thrilling a big crowd of spectators. The first set of races saw class wins for: Class 2 Stuart McDonald (Bultaco), Class 3 Charles Murdoch (Honda), Class 4 Tomas Karlsson (Yamaha) Class 5 Roel Pasop (Triumph), Class 6 Alan Major (Triumph), Class 7a Mike Smith (Triumph ) Class 7b Mike Smith (Yamaha). Conditions for racing remained ideal for the second set of races and the results were similar to the first set of races except that Bernd Pollman took the Class 4 win on his immaculate Aermacchi after race 1 winner Tomas Karlsson retired his 350cc Yamaha. The Championship moves to the former Grand Prix Rijeka circuit
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Vintage Endurance Cup Call for Expression of Interest

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FIM Europe has decided to launch a tender to find a Promoter for the 2019-2021 Vintage Endurance Cup events. This “Call for Expression of Interest” is no more than an invitation to tender and does not constitute either a contract or an offer. Those who are interested should contact the General Secretariat writing to office@fim-europe.com within September 10th 2018.
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Vintage Road Racing European Championship at Sachsenring (Germany)

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The riders of the FIM Europe Vintage Road Race Championship gathered at the Sachsenring circuit, which in just three weeks’ time will host the German round of the 2018 Moto GP. In a wet qualifying session 2016 Champion Peter Howarth was the fastest and took the pole position on his TZ350 Yamaha, closely followed by 2017 Champion Richard Peers Jones also on Yamaha. Paul Allender qualified third for a front row of the grid completely British. The conditions were still wet for Race 1 and a close race ensued with Peers-Jones (Class 7b) beating Howarth to the flag for only 0.2 seconds. The fastest lap was set by Howarth on his final lap in his efforts to close the gap from the winner. Swedish Lars Sanberg (Class 5) and his trusty Seeley G50 finished third to complete the podium. Other class winners in Race 1 were Tanya Hentschel (Class 2),
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European Classic Series at Aragon (Spain)

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The last 4h race of the 2017 ECS started at the Motorland Aragon racetrack. Racing conditions were very good, with a temperature in the mid 20º and a beautiful Spanish sunshine. Twentysix teams made the trip to Alcañiz and were present in the morning at the start of the practice sessions. Six qualifying and one night practice followed without any problems on the track. Although some teams had a lot of work to solve mechanical problems, all the bikes are ready for the race on Saturday afternoon. Regarding to the standings after the first 3 rounds, there is a fierce competition all over the classes. On Maxi Classic there are 3 teams, Team Taurus, Neate Racing and Sweatshop Phase One #4, that can win the class. On Classic 1000 the classification is even tighter with 8 teams capable of winning a place on the final podium. On the 750TT class,
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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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