Bajas European Championship:
Baja TT do Oeste
After a relatively short break, the third and last round of the Bajas European Championship was raced from October 06th to 08th in occasion of the Baja TT do Oeste, official event for the Mini Baja Trophy and, internationally, for the FIM Bajas World Cup.
The public took advantage of the good weather over the weekend to visit the tracks, enjoying a huge spectacle with the high participation of drivers from different nationalities.
The Baja Oeste de Portugal took place on tracks designed in the municipalities of Torres Vedras, Bombarral, Azambuja, Alenquer, Óbidos, Sobral de Monte Agraço and Cadaval, the latter being home to the operations center for the Baja TT Oeste de Portugal organized by Escuderia Castelo Branco.
In this last round riders had to deal with Friday’s prologue of 6 km, plus a route that included two selective sectors, one with 229 km on Saturday and a second and final one with 150 km on Sunday. Total length of Baja was about 350 km of SS and additional 144 km of liasons, for a total of 490 km.
The Portuguese rider David Megre won Moto class and also took the European title. Luis Fernandes won the Quad but the French Antoine Sanchez conquered the title thanks to the good advantage in the standings. In SSV home heroes João Monteiro and Nuno Morais won this round and the title too.