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European Team Speedway Championship: team Poland wins the Grand Final on home soil

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European Team Speedway Championship: team Poland wins the Grand Final on home soil Pictures copyright: Jarek Pabijan A large partisan crowd of around 5000 spectators were treated to an excellent afternoons Speedway at the European Team Speedway Championship Grand Final at Grudziądz, in north Poland. With the Polish home side being seeded through to the Grand Final, they were joined by teams from Denmark, Sweden and the Czech Republic, who qualified through from two Finals the previous weekend at Pardubice in the Czech Republic and Gdańsk in Poland. In line with the Track Racing rules for this event, each national team was allowed to include a Speedway Grand Prix rider within their line-up, so this was always going to be a close fought event. However, within the first four heats, the Poles had started to build a lead over the second placed favourites Denmark with Sweden in third and the
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Road Racing

SSP 300 Women’s European Championship: Natalia Rivera wins the opening round at Misano World Circuit

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SSP 300 Women's European Championship: Natalia Rivera wins the opening round at Misano World Circuit With the first round out of eight, the SSP 300 Women's European Championship kicked off at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Italy. In terms of women’s racing series, the Championship is setting the benchmark at the European level thanks to the hard work of FIM Europe and organisers EMG Eventi and MotoXracing, which have always believed in this project. A concept that dates back to 2020 with the creation of the Women’s European Cup, the series quickly grew in significance and last year became the Women’s European Championship. Natalia Resel Rivera (Team Trasimeno) is the winner of the first race. The young Spanish rider, who took the pole on Sunday morning, fought against Josephine Bruno (Team Gradara) and Patrycja Sowa (Sowa Racing Team), who had been able to get ahead of Rivera when the
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Motocross

EMX65 / EMX85 European Championship Central Europe zone and EMX Women’ European Championship

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EMX65 / EMX85 European Championship Central Europe zone EMX Women' European Championship: the season gets underway in Denmark Pictures copyright: Dary Karina With the first race of the Central Europe zone, the EMX65 / EMX85 European Championship officially kicked off during the Easter weekend. Lighting up in exciting style, the 2024 season was up and run with the first race of the season kicking things off at the new track in Svebolle, Denmark, together with the first round of the EMX Women' European Championship. EMX85 Almost 50 riders faced an intense competition in both races. The pressure persisted until the very end of the race in a dramatic fight of 4 riders: Victor Lepalaa (KTM) from Finland, Oliver Jüngling from Germany, Jannes Vos (KTM) from the Netherland and Hayden Statt from Great Britain. Thanks to a clear double win, Lepalaa secured a solid overall victory ahead of Jüngling, second and third,
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Speedway

European Team Speedway Championship: Denmark and Sweden rule Final A and B

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European Team Speedway Championship: Denmark and Sweden rule Final A and B Pictures copyright: Jarek Pabijan Team Denmark and Team Sweden raced to a thrilling win as the 2024 European Team Speedway Championship got off to a dramatic opening in Final A and Final B of the season last weekend in the Czech Republic and in Poland. Final A In a display that met expectations, Denmark's squad took a decisive win in Pardubice, perfect set for Final A in the Czech Republic. Leading the pack, Mads Hansen stood out as the event's highest scorer, dropping just a single “point”, with Matic Ivačič being the sole competitor to outpace him. Close behind, Michael Michelsen and Anders Thomsen nearly achieved perfect scores, with the latter notably securing his points across only three heats. In a similar vein, Bastian Pedersen, also competed in three heats, gathering four points. Finishing in the runner-up position,
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FIM Europe News

Issue #01 2024 of FIM Europe Magazine is now online!

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Issue #01 2024 of FIM Europe Magazine is now online! The FIM Europe is glad to announce that the FIM Europe Magazine Issue #01 2024 is now online! The FIM Europe is ready to start the 2024 season with new emotions. The year begun with two important institutional meetings: the Elective General Assembly of the Alpe Adria Motorcycle Union and the MACEC General Assembly. In March the FIM Europe Club Lapland Experience gave the possibility to visit and live Rovaniemi. This issue is also an opportunity for the Beyond Sporting Commissions to get deep into some important topics. From the Sporting point of view, the season is ready to kick off: all the calendars have been published, some Championships started and some Champions already crowned. The FIM Europe also remember Uwe Petzold, who has been part of the Motocross and Snowcross Commission since 2017. Click here to read the brand-new issue of FIM
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FIM Europe News

2024 MACEC General Assembly in Bucharest

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2024 MACEC General Assembly in Bucharest The 2024 General Assembly of MACEC (Motorcycle Association of Central European Countries) was held on 16th March in Bucharest, Romania. The meeting was organised by the Romanian Motorcycle Federation. During the meeting, the 2023 motorcycle season and the activities of the member Federations were discussed. Medals and trophies were awarded to the winners of the individual and team classification in the 2023 MACEC Speedway Cup. The calendar and regulations for the 2024 MACEC Cup in Speedway, Motocross, and Trial disciplines were approved. The conditions for organising competitions in each country were also discussed. The 2024 MACEC General Assembly was chaired by the MACEC President - Aleksandra Knyszewska (PZM). Representatives from six member countries participated in the meeting: Romania, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Slovakia, Lithuania and Poland. Special guests were Michał Sikora (President of the FIM Europe) and Giedré Leskauskiené (FIM Board Member), who presented
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Enduro

Enduro European Championship: double win for Andrea Verona in Castiglion Fiorentino

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Enduro European Championship: double win for Andrea Verona in Italy The 202024 24MX Enduro European Championship kicked off in Castiglion Fiorentino, which returned to the European scene after the excellent organization of the final round in 2009. On the same routes faced by many enduro champions and the great Fabrizio Meoni, riders faced three special tests in a lap of 54 km repeated 3 time: Extreme Test, designed on rocks and natural stones, highlighting the technical skills; Enduro Test, 8 km long and characterized by a rocky surface and undergrowth; Cross Test of 3 km. Day 1 Andrea Verona, who took part in this event to train for the World Championship, ruled the overall standing ahead of Samuele Bernardini, also in Castiglion Fiorentino to train for the World Championship. Italy completed the podium with Davide Soreca, who finished a few seconds behind Bernardini. Davide Soreca won the E1 class ahead
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Motocross

EMX250 European Championship: Lata makes amazing comeback to win it all on the opening round in Spain

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EMX250 European Championship: Lata makes amazing comeback to win it all on the opening round in Spain The EMX250 European Championship season kicked off at Intu-Xanadú Spain with electrifying races, setting the stage for what promises to be a fiercely competitive and exhilarating season. With a lineup packed with talent, the EMX250 ignited the season with a thrilling round of races. It was Beddini GASGAS Factory Juniors’ Valerio Lata who showed great character throughout the weekend to win the overall and take the Red Plate on the opening round in Spain. In race 1, Teammates at VRT Yamaha Official EMX250, Karlis Reisulis and Ivano Van Erp took the best start of the pack with Valerio Lata on their tail initially. However, Bud Racing Kawasaki’s Mathis Valin, VRT Yamaha Official EMX250’s Janis Reisulis and Gabriel SS24 KTM’s Cas Valk all went to pass Lata within the first official lap. Valk didn’t waste any time and took on the two blue machines of first J.Reisulis and then
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