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European Supermoto Championship at Thessaloniki (Greece)

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In sunny and very hot weather conditions the fourth round of the 2018 Supermoto European Championship season started in Thessaloniki in the region of Central Macedonia of Greece. For Greece it is the second year in a row that the Championship is being organized. The race track of Drive Park is one of the best in the country and with its combination of fast and medium corners and fast straights it will give some close racing. Today the free practices and time practice were held in Thessaloniki. After his injury in Poznan, TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre is back in action and took the pole position in Greece. With a lot of riders close to each other, for sure the races of tomorrow will be full of action. Time practice With a lot of riders close to each other in the free practices the battle for the pole position
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European Supermoto at Poznan (Poland) – Day2

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With some clouds in the sky but still very warm temperatures the track in Poznan was ready for the race day of the third round of the Supermoto European Championship. The organisation did its very best to make the event a success, and the riders loved every minute on the perfectly prepared track. After an eventful event on Sunday, it was Tuning Motorsport rider Milan Sitniansky who took the victory in the S1 class. In the S1 Light class it was again Phoenix Racing rider Elia Sammartin who took the victory. Race1 The first race in Poznan saw 28 riders on the starting grid. At the start it was Degasoline rider Pavel Kejmar to take the holeshot into the first long fast corner of the circuit, followed by Phoenix Racing rider Markus and KTM MTR rider Laurent Fath. In fourth position it was TM Factory Racing rider Diego Monticelli who
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Supermoto Junior and S3 European Championships at Pleven (Bulgaria)

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The track of Pleven, in Bulgaria, hosted the Supermoto Junior and S3 European Championships SM Junior, Race 1: The first race of the SM Junior class started with a holeshot of Viktor Neychev (BUL, BMF), who faced a lot of pressure from Ares Stefan Bengic (TMF, KTM) during the whole race. At the checkered flag however, the Bulgarian managed to assure his win with a ten seconds gap ahead of his rivals. Bengic finished second. The fight for the third position was a great battle among 5 riders which: Kristian Ivanov (BMF, KTM), Radostin Mihaylov (BMF, KTM), Jan Ulman (ACCR, Kawasaki), Hristian Georgiev (BMF, KTM) and Ivan Mosin (MFR, TM). The five riders constantly changed positions during the 8 laps race, but at the very last corner Ivanov managed to overtake Mihaylov from the outside, thus securing the third place for the race. In Race 2, the holeshot belonged to
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Supermoto European Championship at Albaida (Spain) - Day2

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With the sun out and some light clouds in the region of Valencia, Albaida was ready for the race day of the second round of the Supermoto European Championship. Spectators already found their way early to the track to enjoy the action. With the big jumps in the off-road section and the great overview from the grandstands the crowd loved every minute of the event. In the S1 class it was TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre to take his second victory of the season, while in the Lites category the victory went to Phoenix Racing rider Elia Sammartin. Race 1 The first race in Albaida started at 12:00 with 27 riders on the grid. At the start it was TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre to take the hole-shot into the first long fast corner of the circuit, followed by Phoenix Racing rider Markus and Degasoline rider Pavel Kejmar.
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European Supermoto S1 at Ottobiano (Italy) – Day1

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Under cloudy and cold but dry weather conditions, the first round of the 2018 Supermoto European Championship season has started in Ottobiano in the region of Pavia, Italy. The Ottobiano Motorsport park is one of best well equipped venues in Europe for Supermoto races. With fast straights, tight corners and a challenging off-road section there is plenty of action for the spectators and riders. At the opening round it was TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre who took first pole position in 2018. Free practice On Saturday morning all 40 entered riders were divided into two groups via a ballot system. The first group of riders started their free practice session in the morning. With most riders having a lot of racing time on the track of Ottobiano, it didn’t take long before everyone had a fast pace in this session. In group one it was TM Factory Racing rider
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European Supermoto at Melk (Austria) – Day2

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In wet and cold weather conditions on Sunday, the Wachauring in Melk was ready to start the final round of the European Supermoto Championship. The rain during the day made the highspeed racetrack in the hills of Austria even more challenging for the riders, but the experienced crew of Melk managed to prepare the track perfectly. Despite the bad weather, the spectators came to the track to enjoy the Supermoto action. TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre took the overall victory in Austria and the European Supermoto Championship title. The podium with, on the left, Mr Martin de Graaff, FIM Europe First Deputy President S2 Race 1 When the lights dropped for the first wet race in Melk, it was the leader in the championship, TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre who took the holeshot into the first fast right corner of the Wachauring. In second position it was TM
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European Supermoto at Melk (Austria)

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In cloudy and cold weather conditions the final round of the European Supermoto Championship started today with the free and timed practices at the Wachauring in Melk in the region of Lower Austria. For the high speed track with its two fast off-road sections it is the third time that they are the host of this event. The venue in Melk is one of best equipped in Europe with a great view for the spectators alongside the track. Championship leader TM Factory Racing rider Thomas Chareyre (in the photo ©BTProm) took the last pole position of the 2017 season. With his pole position the Frenchman takes a big step towards taking the double this year. In the first free practice for the S2 class in Melk, 27 riders entered the racetrack to set their first laps of the day. In the cloudy conditions no rider wanted to waste any time
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European Supermoto Championship at Kjustendil (Bulgaria)

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After the cancellation of the round of the SM Junior and S3 classes in Sosnova, an experimental double race weekend was made for the first time in the European Supermoto Championship. The weather was hot and there were around 1.000 spectators. The two days event hosted the standard free practices and qualifying, but also 2 heats per day scoring points for FIM Europe. The venue at Kjustendil, Bulgaria, is an all asphalt facility and the good weather contributed to the nice 2 days of Supermoto racing. The timed practices in both days were won by Kristian Ivanov (SMJ, KTM, photo1)) and Hakan Halmi (S3, KTM, photo2). Day 1 SMJ - The Bulgarian Viktor Neychev (KTM) was leading from start to finish the 15 laps of the heat, leaving the championship leader Kristian Ivanov (BMF, KTM) in second position with an enormous gap of 20 secs. But in Race 2, Neychev
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European Supermoto S2 & S4 at Busca (Italy)

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In warm and sunny weather conditions, the track of Kart Planet in Busca was ready to host the third round of the 2017 S2 European Supermoto Championship.  TM Factory rider Thomas Chareyre took the overall victory and the red plate back in the S2 class. In the S4 class L30 Honda Racing rider Kevin Vandi took the victory and, more important, the first S4 European Championship title. S2 When the lights dropped for the first race in Busca, it was defending World Champion and TM Factory rider Thomas Chareyre who took the hole shot into the first fast corner, followed by BRT SWM rider Marc-Reiner Schmidt, TM Factory rider Diego Monticelli and Tuning Motorsport rider Milan Sitniansky. In fifth position it was Suzuki Grau rider Petr Vorlicek, who snatched his first race in the S2 Championship this year. Not all riders got through the first combination of corners. SBD Union
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European Supermoto S4 at Albaida (Spain) - Day 2

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In hot and sunny conditions the first Grand Prix of the FIM SuperMoto World Championship started in Albaida, Spain. Spectators were already early present alongside the beautiful race track to enjoy the races. For the new S4 class it was the second Round of the 2017 European Championship. Spanish rider Sergio Munoz won both races in Albaida in front of Jorge Climent and Anthony Ford-Dunn. After the technical control in race two, the Spanish rider was put back five positions due to a technical issue with his bike, making him sixth in race two. British rider Anthony Ford-Dunn won the second race of the season with a third and second place in the races. Jorge Climent in second place and Sergio Munoz completed the podium of the S4 class in Albaida. Full results on FIM Europe website: http://www.fim-europe.eu/events/376
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