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Snowcross European Championship at Levi Ski Centre (Finland)

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The 2018 FIM Snowcross World Championship is in the books from the Levi Ski Center in Kittilä, Finland. The best Snowcross riders in the world joined up with the Women’s Snowcross World Cup and the European Snowcross Championship for epic racing on the slopes of Levi today. The first race of the European Championship was predominately led by Pär Vikman with Sami Huttunenin second the first 8 laps. Robert Lunden started 4th but, after he dropped to 5th the first lap, worked his way forward into 2nd by lap 9. As Lunden surged forward Huttunenin dropped to 6th position. Lunden soon applied pressure to Vikman and then took over the lead on lap 14. Vikman followed the new leader for 3 laps before mounting a charge and passing Lunden back. Across the finish Vikman took a well deserved race win with Lunden second and Jonas Laakkonen 3rd. Race 2 started
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Snowcross European Championship

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FIM Europe is delighted to announce that the 2018 European Snowcross Championship will again be combined with the FIM World Championship and will again be promoted by Youthstream. The event will now be on Friday and Saturday 4th and 5th May at the Levi Ski Centre near Kittila in Northern Finland. Snow conditions at this time of the year are expected to be excellent and there will be about 14 hours or more of daylight. The event is open to riders over 16 years old on Pro-stock machines and will consist of 2 points scoring races to decide the 2018 European Snowcross champion. “I’m very happy to see this event once again combined with the World Championship and I wish to thank Youthstream, the SML and the organiser for their cooperation and assistance», stated Mr Eddie Herd, Chairman of the European Motocross and Snowcross Commission. The 2018 FIM Europe Snowcross
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European Snowcross at Alvsbyn, Sweden

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Alvsbyn is a white paradise with its beautiful landscape, high mountains, deep forests and rivers. You can marvel at the Northern lights, go fishing, ice climbing and doing snowmobile safari here. It is one of the smallest cities in the Swedish Lapland, but it features some of its most magnificent nature. Here the European Snowcross Championship was held, with a sunny day on Friday and snow on Saturday, and temperatures of 2 degrees below zero in both days and in front of around 1.000 spectators in the weekend. The race was organized in combination with the FIM World Snowcross Championship and the FIM Women’s Snowcross World Cup. The European Snowcross riders were 27. The track had very good technical characteristic: it was very well prepared and with good maintenances all over the weekend. The Qualifying Practice was dominated by the 2016 champion Martin Moland (Artic Cat) from Norway; in 2nd position Reiten Magnus NOR (Lynx) in
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