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European Motocross  Championship First Round in Trentino (Italy) – Day 1

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The European Championships EMX250, EMX125 and EMX150 started today in Pietramurata (Italy) . After a day of practice and qualifying, all three classes rounded out the day with their first runs at championship points. In the EMX250 it was a run-away performance for Bud Racing Kawasaki Monster Energy’s Maxime Desprey who led the race from start to finish while the battle , Honda 150 behind him was a little more epic. While the entire race was wheel-to-wheel, Wilvo Forkrent KTM’s Adam Sterry managed to wrap up second just ahead of J-Tech Honda Racing’s Nick Kouwenberg. Meanwhile in the EMX125, KTM Kosak racing’s Glen Meier was quick to snatch the lead from the young Spaniard KTM Factory Junior’s Jorge Prado Garcia who ended up making a few mistakes and dropping back to fourth. In the meantime Kemea Yamaha Yamalube’s Maxime Renaux was pinned for second, holding off a tough challenge from
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European Superstock 600 Championship and European Junior Cup in Assen

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The third round of the FIM Europe Superstock 600cc Championship, held at the iconic Cathedral of Speed that is the TT circuit in Assen was won after a long fight among five riders. At the end the winner was  Turkish rider Toprak Razgatlioglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) who maintained his 100% winning record in the series. The youngster, who arrived to the championship thanks to the help of Kenan Sofuoglu, took his 3rd race win of the year (4th of his career) by 0.680s ahead of Michael Rinaldi (San Carlo Team Italia) and Niki Tuuli (Kallio Racing) who completed the podium.Hugo Clere (MG Competition) claimed a career best 4th, just missing out on a podium finish, whilst Julian Puffe (MTM – HS Kawasaki) had a lonely final part of the race to finish 5th – his best ever result.The top 6 was completed on the final lap by local rider Rob
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European Trial Championship – A video of the fist round

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The European Trial Championship started in Pietramurata (Italy) last weekend, exactly in the same track that now is hosting the first round of the European - and World - Motocross Series. You can read a report of the two days here: first day and second day. To appreciate trial riders evolutions, here is a video with the highlights of the event.
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Meeting with Dorna in Madrid

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From the left Mr Rodolfo Romeo, Mr Oriol Abad, Alessandro Sambuco, Mr Martin de Graaff, Mr Enrique Aldama, Mr Oscar Gallardo and  Ms Amparo Porto On April 16th the FIM Europe representatives Mr Martin de Graaff, Mr Alessandro Sambuco and Mr Rodolfo Romeo met Dorna representatives Mr Enrique Aldama - Dorna COO-CFO, Mr Oscar Gallardo - CEV Director, Ms Amparo Porto - Promoter Area Director and Mr Oriol Abad - Legal Counsel, in their Headquarters in Madrid. On the table several issues concerning the upcoming FIM CEV Repsol European Championship, the Stock 600 European Championship, running with the World Superbike and the development of the cooperation between FIM Europe and Dorna for the future. "The meeting took place in a very good atmosphere”, Mr de Graaff stated at the end of the meeting. “The two parts agreed with the proposals from both sides. This year will be used to harmonize Rules
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European Motocross Season at start in Pietramurata, in Italy

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Hundreds of young talented motocross riders are ready to take their first start of the European Championship season. Watch the video teaser of the series which leads the way to the World MXGP and which is held in the same events where champions as Cairoli, Villopoto and Herlings give life to their challenges. Click here for the video.
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European Honda 150 MX Championship The Experts’ Experience for the Youths: a video

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Last month’s FIM Europe training camp for the Honda 150 European Championship in Albaida (Spain) provided a chance for the riders to familiarise themselves with the four-stroke CRF150R and saw the final selection take place. On hand to help guide and support them were several members of the Honda Racing family: British motocross champion Gordon Crockard, Pata Supersport rider Kyle Smith, Team HRC MXGP rider Gautier Paulin and multiple Honda world champion Jean-Michel Bayle. In addition, FIM Europe President Dr Wolfgang Srb and other experts from the FIM Europe analysed fitness, riding style and mental attitude to assist in providing an all-encompassing youth development package.The latest video from the Honda 150 European Championship focuses on the experience that these individuals had while mentoring the 11-14 year olds in Albaida. Their comments provide an insight into the importance of passion, reveal what they think of the Honda 150 European Championship as a springboard
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ITP­ European Quadcross Championship First round in France

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The first ITP EMX Quad European Championship of the new season 2015 came to the French region Midi Pyrenees, to Castelnau de Levis, 85 km Nord Est of Toulouse. The weather was fine and warm, up to more than 25°C on Sunday and the track was well prepared. Qualifying        On Saturday the pole position went to the Latvian Edgars Mengelis, 0.64 sec ahead of French Yoann Gillouin, 2.1 sec in front of another French rider, Gregoire Rabat. Fifth position for the European Champion Mike van Grinsven, NED, 3.5 seconds behind the winner.                Race 1    The holeshot went to French rider Gregoire Rabat. The first heat was dominated by Andrea Cesari over the first seven laps and than by the later winner, Edgars Mengelis, who crossed the finish line 14.31 sec after Mengelis and 10.95 sec in front of Mike van Grinsven, who finished third. Over nearly
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European Supermono Championship First Round in France

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The season opener of the FIM Europe Supermono Cup took place this we­ekend at the cute Circuit of Croix en Ternois in the North of France. Jerry van de Bunt (NED) set the fastest lap in the first qualifying practice 0,018 seconds ahead of Austrian Lukas Wimmer and Danish Allan Østli. The second qualifying took place at partly wet conditions, so the lap times could not improve and the starting grid was based on the first qualifying.20 years old Lukas Wimmer dominated the first race with his Krämer KTM in front of Allan Østli (JSB Ducati) and Jerry van de Bunt (Rotax). In the second race Lukas Wimmer made an excursion on the gravel and rejoined in fourth position. After thrilling last laps it was again Lukas Wimmer winning before Allan Østli.After the first two races Ausrian Lukas Wimmer is the leader of the general standings, in front of Danish
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European Stock 600 and Junior Cup – Round 1 – Aragon (Spain)

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In Aragon (Spain), in the context of World Superbike and Supersport Championships, the first round of European Stock 600 and of European Junior Cup took place. FIM Europe STK600 ChampionshipClose fight in the opening round of the FIM Europe STK600 Championship has seen 18 year old Toprak Razgatlioglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) come on top after an exciting last lap decider saw the Turkish rider notch up his 2nd win in the series, following his win as a wildcard in Magny-Cours last year. Michael Ruben Rinaldi (San Carlo Team Italia) scored his first ever podium with a fine ride to 2nd (+0.060s) with Federico Caricasulo (Pata Honda Junior Team) completing the first podium of the weekend for the STK600 riders (+2.647s). The 11 lap race, saw the leading riders exchanging positions throughout, with the top 7 locked together, until the final 3 laps when the first two eased away from the chasing
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