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EMX 65 & EMX 85 NE and Open at St. Petersburg (Russia)

image1The EMX 65, 85 North East zone and EMX Open European Championship was held this weekend in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, in extremely hot weather conditions.
On Saturday the 74 riders in 3 classes participated to the qualifications.

In EMX 85 Estonian Meico Vettik snatched the pole position. He was followed by Russian Svyatoslav Pronenko and by Latvian Kristians Freimanis.
In EMX 65 the championship leader Eduards Bidzans did the pole position. He was followed by Russian Kirill Vorobyev and by Latvian Aleksis Araids.
In Open class the pole position was taken by Russian Semen Rogozin, who was followed by his compatriots Ivan Baranov and Alexandr Efimov.
The race day was held on Sunday, the races were held on a well prepared track.
EMX 85
The first heat was won by the yesterday’s poleman, Estonian Meico Vettik. He was followed by the Latvian Kristians Freimanis and Russian Svyatoslav Pronenko.
In the second heat Kristains Freimanis took the win. Russian Maksim Kraev snatched the second place in front of his compatriot Svyatoslav Pronenko.
The overall podium was formed of Kristians Freimanis (LAT), Maksim Kraev (RUS) and Svyatoslav Pronenko (RUS).
EMX 65
In the first heat Eduards Bidzans from Latvia was the winner in front of Kirill Vorobyev, followed by his compatriot Kirill Leiman.
The podium of the second heat were exactly the same as Race1.
The three riders in the same positions were on the overall podium.
EMX Open
In the first heat Russian Alexandr Efimov gained the first place in front of Ukrainen Roman Morozov and Russian Ivan Baranov.
The second race was leaded by two Russians: Ivan Baranov, who finished at the first place in front of Alexandr Efimov. Roman Morozov finished in third position.
The overall podium was formed by Alexandr Efimov in first position, followed by his compatriot Ivan Baranov and by Roman Morozov.
It was the last round of the EMX Open European Championship, which was won by Martin Michek, from Czech Republic, in the latest round. Michek did not race in St Petersburg.
Photos @ Andrey Averyanov

Full results on FIM Europe website:

image ST Petersburg