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EMX65 and 85 SE Europe in Zarnesti (Romania)

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The fourth round of the EMX65 and EMX85 Motocross European Championship (South Eastern leg) was held today in the Romanian track of Zarnesti. Nikola Hranic (KTM) of Croatia was the fastest rider in the EMX65 race 1. He managed to finish just in front of Moldavian Igor Cuharciuc (KTM) who won second place. Third was Hungarian Kristof Jakob (KTM). First race of EMX85 was won by Romanian rider Robert Tompa (Suzuki) who managed to get the holeshot and lead the race from start to finish. Bulgarian Hakan Halmi (KTM) came in second, while third place was won by Bulgarian Ivelin Manev (KTM). Second races were not run as they got cancelled, because of a bad accident happened in the supplementary race MX1-MX2. The provisional rankings see the leadership in the EMX65cc of Hungarian Tommaso Bertotto (KTM) with 139 points followed by Kovacs and Cuharciuc with both 117 points. In the
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Motocross

EMX65 and EMX85 South Western Europe and EMX Open in Brezice (Slovenia)

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The third round of the Motocross European Championship 65cc and 85cc South-Western Europe Zone and the third round of the EMX Open Motocross European Championship were held this weekend in Brezice (Slovenia). Practice and Qualifying races were made on Saturday on a well prepared but wet, and heavy track. Sunday started with Warm up for all three classes in cloudy/sunny weather. The first race in the EMX 85cc class was Italian Gianluca Facchetti (Suzuki) the fastest rider, number two Italian Gabriele Oteri (TM) and on the third place Itallian Andrea Zanotti (KTM). The second race in the EMX 85cc class again was Gianluca Facchetti the fastest rider, on the second place Gabriele Oteri and on the third place French Ludovic Bompar (KTM). The first race in the EMX 65cc class was the winner Austrian Rene Hofer (KTM), on the second place Italian Alessandro Facca (KTM), and number three Italian Kevin
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Road Racing

Superstock 600cc European Championship and Junior Cup in Monza (Italy)

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The third round of the Superstock 600cc Road Racing European Championship and the European Junior Cup were held this weekend in Monza (Italy). The competition was held under difficult weather conditions between 6 degrees and 22 degrees. In addition, the weekend was both rain and sun. Both classes had very fine sporting results and there was fighting between many riders. EC Superstock 600 was marked by rain throughout the whole race. The start of the EC Superstock 600 was delayed 45 minutes after viewing the 3 minutes of the sign due to rain at the back of the field and then it developed to the whole track and race were publicly as "Wet Race" and shortened to 9 laps. The winner was Italian Nicolas Jr Morrentino (Yamaha), followed by Italian Luca Salvadori (Yamaha) and Italian Manuel Tatasciore (Yamaha). FIM European Junior Cup was played with very close competition, 10 drivers
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Supermoto

Supermoto European Championship in Arad (Romania)

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The first event of 2013 SuperMoto European Championship started this weekend in Arad for the classes SM Junior, S3 and OPEN with a good number of participants in the Junior Class – 13 riders. The circuit and its facilities are excellent, the riders appreciate very much his technical part of asphalt as well his off road section. In SM Junior class both the heats were won by the Austrian rider Andreas Kofler (KTM) after two enthusiastic fights with the Bulgarian Hakan Halmi (KTM) solved at few laps from the ends. The last place of the podium has been occupied by the Romanian Cristian Baciu (Honda) who finished both the races in third position. The Kids Trophy, reserved to the riders with motorcycle of 65cc., was won by the Austrian Andreas Kofler (KTM) followed by the Romanian Hunor Szfarli (Kawasaki) second and the Bulgarian Dimitar Petrov (KTM) third. In S3 class
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Motocross

EMX Open European Championship in Mladina (Croatia)

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The second round of the EMX Open Motocross European Championship was held this weekend in Mladina in Jastrebarsko (Croatia). Mladina track is known for very hard weather conditions and also this time was the same. On Saturday, with very hot conditions with 32 degrees, Qualification Race was won by home rider No. 99 Matejin JAROS in front of Latvian rider No. 171 Toms MACUKS and another Croatian rider No.251 Marko LELJAK. Early in the evening starts heavy storm and rains over the night. Conditions on the track in the morning were so hard that schortcuts were required to enable race. Warm up was held during rain, but after that rain stopped and first race was held in cloudy weather with muddy conditions on the track. Russian rider No. 444 Aleksand BUGUREEV won first race in front of Croatian rider No. 251 Marko LELJAK. Third finished another Russian rider No. 333
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Motocross

EMX65 and EMX85 South-East Motocross in Troyan (Bulgaria)

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The Bulgarian motocross track of Troyan was the host of the third round of the European Championship 65cc-85cc South-Eastern Zone. Bulgarian Ivelin Manev (KTM) got in the lead and did not surrender top spot until the finish flag was waved to win first race of EMX85. Bulgarian home-crowd really appreciated the efforts of the little Bulgarian rider who was chased until the very end of the race by second place Croatian Luka Crnkovic (KTM). Third place went to Bulgarian Hakan Halmi (KTM). Second race of the EMX85 was dominated by the runner-up of the first race: Luka Crnkovic (KTM). He got the best start and stayed in the lead for all 13 laps of the race. In the first part of the race Romanian Robert Tompa (Suzuki) - who finished fourth in the first race - managed to get himself up on the second spot of the podium but halfway
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Motocross

EMX125 2stroke and EMX250 European Championship in Agueda (Portugal)

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The second round of the EMX125cc 2stroke and the first round of the EMX250 Motocross European Championship were held this weekend in Agueda (Portugal). The EMX125 saw Henry Jacobi fastest off the gate, claiming the lead on the opening lap. The victory went to Latvian rider Pauls Jonass (KTM), in front of German Henry Jacobi (KTM) and third position to French Nicolad Dercourt (Yamaha). In the provisional rankings Jonass is the leader with 75 points in front of Dutch Calvin Vlaanderen. In the new race format of the EMX250cc class, in the early stages of the race it was Damon Graulus who took the all important holeshot and led the opening lap followed by a charging series of riders in the form of Tim Gajser, Valentin Guillod, Jeremy Seewer, Ceriel Klein Kromhof and Micha-Boy De Waal. At the end of the race, the winner was French Valentin Guillod (KTM), second
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Road Racing

Semi-Final 2 Individual Speedway EC in Debrecen (Hungary)

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The second Semi-Final of the Individual Speedway European Championship was held yesterday in Debrecen (Hungary). The winner of the Semi-final was Croatian rider Jurica Pavlic in front of Polish Robert Miskowiak and Danish Hans Andersen. Semi-final 3 of the Individual Speedway European Championship is scheduled on the 23rd of June in Murek (Austria). (UEM Press Release 34/2013)
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Motocross

EMX65 and 85 NE Europe and EMX Open in Orlyonok (Russia)

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The second round in the European Championship in the classes EMX 65cc, EMX 85cc and EMX Open was held today in Orlyonok (Russia). On a perfect prepared track and a perfect weather, the training and Qualification was done on Saturday, Sunday also in a perfect sunny Weather started with Warm up for all three classes. The first race in the 85cc class was the fastest rider Sergey Prytov (Russia), number two Dmytro Chrenov (Ukraine), and number three Daniil Balandin (Russia). In the second race the fastest rider was Sergey Prytov (Russia), number two was Aleksandr Boyarskiy (Russia) and on the third place Dmytro Chernov (Ukraine). The first race in the 65cc class was Timur Petrashin (Russia) the fastest rider on the second place Svyatoslav Pronenko (Russia), and on the third place Maksim Krayev (Russia). The second race in the 65cc class number one was Timur Petrashin (Russia) number one, and
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Motocross

EMX65 and EMX85 South-Western Europe in Castiglion del Lago (Italy)

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The Italian motocross track of Castiglione del Lago, located near the city of Perugia was the host of the second round of the European Championship 65cc-85cc South-Western Zone. As usual in Italy, the track was greatly prepared and the little riders were eager to race. Italian Gianluca Facchetti (Suzuki) managed to impose himself as the winner of the first EMX85 race. He was the only leader of the race being on the top spot from the start to finish. French rider Ludovic Bompar (KTM) did not get the best start and after lap one he was just outside top 10. This did not mean that he gave up fighting, earning position by postion until he was second. Third place went to Italian Filippo Grigoletto (KTM). After having to settle for second place in the first race French rider Ludovic Bompar (KTM) put the wheels in motion and won the second
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