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Individual Ice Racing European Championship

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The final of the Individual Ice Racing European Championship was held this weekend in two different rounds in Lukhovitsy, Russia, in good, sunny weather conditions with a temperature slightly above zero.After two days of exciting heats with perfect prepared track on a very high sporting level the numerous spectators have seen the victory of a very strong Russian Sergey Karachintsev, who has been crowned the new European Champion. Strong and hard but fair fight on the following places brought Russian Nikita Toloknov up to the second place and vice-champion title.Third place went to the local rider Sergey Makarov (Russia).Full results on www.fim-europe.com
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Snowmobile Enduro European Cup Champions crowned in Finland

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Finland hosted this weekend the Snowmobile Enduro European Cup of the season. In middle of Finland, in Karstula, the weather circumstances were surprisingly good: at the beginning of the week, in fact, it looked like the warm weather would affect the stages. But on Saturday the weather was pretty good with 0° Celsius and on Sunday luckily the rain that was expected came out as snow. On Saturday 63 riders from three different Countries (Finland, Estonia, Sweden) competed in four different special stages for a total of 140 kilometres. After some retirements on Sunday it was 50 riders who fought for the championships at three stages for a total of 110 kilometres. In the end it was 42 riders who managed to cross the finish line.Heli Takkinen from Finland won the Women series, Niki Nummijoki the Junior, Jukka Järvenpää was fastest at the Senior AC class, Lauri Pellonpää at Senior
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Snowmobile Enduro European Cup Champions crowned in Finland

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Finland hosted this weekend the Snowmobile Enduro European Cup of the season. In middle of Finland, in Karstula, the weather circumstances were surprisingly good: at the beginning of the week, in fact, it looked like the warm weather would affect the stages. But on Saturday the weather was pretty good with 0° Celsius and on Sunday luckily the rain that was expected came out as snow. On Saturday 63 riders from three different Countries (Finland, Estonia, Sweden) competed in four different special stages for a total of 140 kilometres. After some retirements on Sunday it was 50 riders who fought for the championships at three stages for a total of 110 kilometres. In the end it was 42 riders who managed to cross the finish line.Heli Takkinen from Finland won the Women series, Niki Nummijoki the Junior, Jukka Järvenpää was fastest at the Senior AC class, Lauri Pellonpää at Senior
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European Snowcross Championship started in Norway

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  The first race of the season of the European Snowcross Championship was held in Granåsen, Trondheim (Norway) today. The whole day was broadcast in live-stream. On a perfectly prepared track, free and qualifying practice sessions were held, and the pole position went to Peter Ericson, from Sweden, ahead of  Kristoffer Holm, from Norway.In the first race the fastest rider was Magnus Sagen Reiten, from Norway, followed by Kristoffer Holm, from Norway, too, with Swedish Peter Ericson in third place.In the second race Peter Ericson was the first over the finish line, in front of Magnus Sagen Reiten and Ole-Herman Hagen Sjøgren from Norway. In the final race today the first rider over the finish line was Peter Ericson followed by Viktor Hertén, from Finlan, ahead of Ole-Herman Hagen Sjøgren. The standings after the first round:1 - Peter Ericson - Sweden with 70 points2 - Ole-Herman Hagen Sjøgren - Norway
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Snowmobile European Enduro started in Finland

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  The Snowmobile Enduro European Cup had its start in Karstula, Finland were the first race was held in good weather conditions: about 0°Celsius and a little bit of snow in the air, but the snow on the ground was soft and deep enough in most of the track. The first racing day scheduled 4 different special stages: the first stage was also like a prologue to set the starting order of the riders for the rest of the day.Everything run according to plans but there was some water on the ice of the lakes, which made life difficult to the riders.Among the riders, there were 63 from Finland, Estonia and Sweden, 6 women rider and 1 junior. Winners of the day:Women - Susanna Lemström O-SMK Finland/Lynx E-tecJunior - Niki Nummijoki  KauhMK Finland/LynxVeterans - Jari Kivelä LuuMMK Finland/Lynx, RESenior AC - Jari Lehtonen KuhMK Finland/Lynx RaveSenior LC - Ville Kettunen
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Live stream for the European Snowcross Championship

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  The first race of the season of the European Snowcross Championship will be held in Granåsen, Trondheim (Norway) tomorrow, February 21th. The whole day will be broadcast in live-stream at the following link: http://new.livestream.com/medialabas/emsnowcrosstrondheim2015   This is the program of the dayQualifying rounds from 11:15 GMT+1:00 Race 1 – Support Race Class: Women (8 minutes + 1 lap)      12:20 Race 1 – Support Race Class: 12-16 yrs. (5 minutes + 1 lap)  12:35 Race 1 – Pro Stock (15 minutes + 1 lap / Max. 20 Riders)        12:50 Race 2 – Support Race Class – Women (8 minutes + 1 lap)    13:25 Race 2 – Pro Stock (15 minutes + 1 lap / Max. 20 Riders)        14:05 Race 2 – Support Race Class – 12-16 yrs. (5 minutes + 1 lap) 14:40 Race 3 – Pro Stock (15 minutes + 1 lap / Max. 20 Riders)        ­­15:20 Prize-Giving Ceremony
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European Enduro Championship – Only a few weeks to go before the start

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It is only a few weeks to go before the start of the new season of the European Enduro Championship: from Italy to Croatia and from Finland to Germany the way leads all over the European Continent.The start will be in in April in Rieti/Italy - just 100 km North-East from the capital Rome.Then the European Championship will break new ground and will go to Croatia in May: in Buzet,  which is located 50 km West from Rijeka and 50 km South from Triest (Italy).In August the European Championship will take place in the famous Jämsä. This Finnish city, about 230 km North from the capital Helsinki, is well known for its many international events of the past. The final round will visit Germany: Rüdersdorf, which is right in touch in the East of capital Berlin. Starting with the prologue in the darkness of the evening in the end of
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FIM Europe MAG: the new issue is on line

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 The new issue of FIM Europe MAG is online and can be downloaded here. Among the articles, the news on the activity of FIM Europe, from the FIM Europe Non-Sporting Commissions meeting in Rome to the start of the season of MXGP Academy, but also the commitment of FIM Europe to the initiatives for Road Safety, a review of European participation in Team Events, up to the presentation of European Stock 250 4 Strokes Championship with Jan Witteveen.  As for sporting news, an interview to Michael van der Mark, too: the World Supersport champion explains how important was his experience in the European Stock 600 Championship, which he won in 2012.  
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FIM Europe Drag Racing European Championship Calendar Update

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Despite best efforts made by FIM Europe and for reasons outside of their control, it is with great regret that the second round of the Drag Racing European Championship that was scheduled to be held at Alastaro, Finland on 2-5 July 2015 has had to be cancelled. The Finnish Federation (SML) has formally notified FIM Europe that the organiser has withdrawn their application to host this event.The update calendar has now been changed to the following: FIM Europe and FIM Europe Drag Racing Commission are very concerned by this decision, but will be working with all interested parties to reinstate the Finnish round in the 2016 Calendar.
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2nd FIM Europe Weight Training Workshop, Graz, Austria 20th-22nd March 2015

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The 1st FIM Europe Weight Training Workshop The FIM Europe has organized, in collaboration with the European Weightlifting Federation, the 2nd Weight Training Workshop. The Workshop is addressed to FIM Europe FMNs Trainers, even to those who participated at the 1st edition. In fact will be presented also updates deriving from the scientific studies carried out in the past year. Also Trainers coming from other FIM CONUS will be welcomed at the Workshop. The initiative is a confirmation of the partnership strategy between FIM Europe and other sports federations.Which is the role of strength in the performance of the rider?What are the differences that characterize the use of strength in the various disciplines of Motorcycling?What means should be used for the development of strength?What can be the role of weight training?Is it better to use fixed weights or free weights for strength training of the riders?The Workshop points to give a
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