The 4th round of the European Supersport Cup was held at Grobnik, in Croatia together with the Alpe Adria International Championship event. On the brand new surface of the Grobnik track the riders were faster than before, notwithstanding typically Croatian Summer weather conditions.
The Saturday practice was held without any hard problem and the qualifying result is: Roman Kucera from Slovakia (photo1) ahead of South African Samuel Lochoff and of Michal Búlik from Slovakia (photo2).
In Race1 the final ranking saw Kucera ahead of Búlik and Lochoff.
In Race2 the podium saw Búlik winning ahead of Lochoff and of Vojtech Schwarz from Czech Republic.
In both days the races were spectacular and satisfied the around 3000 spectators who attended the event even though the weather was very hot.
Martin de Graaff, FIM Europe first Deputy President, visited the Alpe Adria race weekend on the circuit of Grobnik and stated: “Under hot conditions, all races were exiting. The circuit was renewed and as a consequence of the new asphalt the lap times were very fast lap, with new records from the beginning.
The European Supersport 300 Cup was beautiful both on Saturday and on Sunday, and in the last laps it was clear who should be the winner. The number of participants in this 4th event is increasing and the cooperation between the officials and Alpe Adria Promoter is excellent. The other classes of the Alpe Adria competition were also exciting”.
The next round of AAMU International Championship will be held on the Red-Bull Ring circuit of Spielberg – Austria on September 2nd.
Full results on FIM Europe website: http://www.fim-europe.eu/events/604