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First Round Of The Supermoto S2 EC In Ottobiano

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The class S2 of the Supermoto European Championship started today at the Ottobiano track in Italy. The first race of this Round was won by Dutch rider DEVON VERMEULEN (KTM) who managed to gradually pass riders in the race until he was first, taking advantage of a very good riding technique on a rainy and wet track . In second position, fighting continually for the spot, finished Finnish rider SAMI SALSTOLA (HONDA), while third place of this race was grabbed by PETR VORLICEK (HONDA). The second race was a continued fight over the lead between PETR VORLICEK (HONDA) and DEVON VERMEULEN (KTM), with the Czech rider being able to finally come on top. Third this race was SAMI SALSTOLA (HONDA). Last race of the event got red flagged in the eighth lap due to an accident and the podium was composed of almost the same riders: first place went to
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Road Racing

First Round Of The European Hill Climb Road Racing

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The first round of a new UEM competition, called the “European Hill Climb Road Racing”, was held this weekend in the beautiful area of Landshaag, Austria. In total 218 riders were present to race up to the top of the hill for over 3260 meters. The race track has an altitude difference of 981 meter. The track has 21 corners of which 9 to the right and 12 to the left. The weather during the free- and the qualifying practices on Saturday were good and dry, but on Sunday during the qualifying practices there was some light rain. During the two heats there was good weather. The competition takes place in the following classes: 125/Moto3, 250GP Open, Superstock 600, Supersport, Naked 650, Superstock 1000, Superbike, Supermoto and Sidecars. All riders starts with an interval of 20 seconds and try to make the fastest time. The absolute fastest time was run
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Bajas

Start Of The Bajas European Championship In Hungary

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The Bajas European Championship was held yesterday and today in Hajdúszoboszló (Hungary) with the Aqua-Palace Cup, the first round of the 20th anniversary season of the Hungarian Cross-Country Rally Championship. Aqua-Palace Cup is organised for the second time in Hajdúszoboszló, a famous spa town in the Eastern part of Hungary. The event is organised taking full advantage of the location mixing cross-country rally with... wellness! In practice this means that the rally is scheduled in a way to make it possible for the riders and drivers to try the wellness facilities in the evenings. This concept was a great success last year, so this year organisers decided to go on with it. The weekend was characterised with extreme conditions due to heavy rain falls, with tracks becoming more and more muddy and slippery. Among the bikes by the end of the first half of the day Hungarian Richárd Hodola took
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Quadcross

Results of the 1st EMX Quad round in Oldbroek

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The first round of the EMX Quad European Championship was held today on the sandy track of Oldebroek (The Netherlands). The first race was characterised by permanent rain, with best start for French rider Jeremy Warnia in front of current European Champion Romain Couprie and British rider Paul Holmes. Leader Warnia did a mistake after 20 min and it was Couprie who finished first in front of Warnia and local rider Mike van Grinsven and Paul Holmes. 5th place for German rider Stefan Schreiber. In race 2, best start again for French rider Jeremy Warnia in front of Romain Couprie. After a demonstration of MXQuads sport he win the second heat 37 seconds in front of Couprie. Podium also for Mike van Grinsven, who after a bad start, only 15th after 1 lap, managed to get the 3rd place. The next round of the EMX Quad EC is scheduled on
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Trial

Sunday results of Trial EC in Valesia

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The first round of the Trial European Championship was disputed yesterday at Varallo Sesia, Italy. Twice vice-champion in the last 2 championship, Matteo Grattarola, Gas Gas topped the European class. French Steven Coquelin, Gas Gas gained in the Junior’s and ex-world champion Finnish Tommi Ahvala stood out in the Over 40’s. Curiousity: all of them were not leading at half competition, they recovered and won thanks to a superb performance in the second loop. Between the top riders after the first lap, Italian Matteo Poli , Ossa had delivered his card with only 13 mistakes, gaining the provvisional leadership. Two points behind was French Cedric Tempier, Sherco, while only third Grattarola, carrying 16 marks. Nevertheless 5 points taken in section 5 because his bike switch off, Grattarola scored the best results in the second lap: 12 points. Great performance by the Italian Daniele Maurino , Ossa, too: only 14 mistakes
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Motocross

Results of the 1st round of NWE 65/85cc EMX

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The first round of the North West Europe EMX 65 and 85 cc Motocross European Championship was held today in the Danish track of Sonderborg. In the EMX 65 class the victory of the first race went to the Dutch rider Raf Meuwissen (KTM), followed by Danish Bastian Boegh Damm (KTM). In the second round the victory went to Swedish rider Filip Olsson (KTM) followed by Swedish Arwid Makinen (KTM). In the EMX 85 class, victory by Dutch Davy Pootjes (KTM) in the first heat with second position by Belgian Cyril Genot (KTM). In the second heat the winner was German Tilo Wittlermaumer (KTM), followed by Dutch Bas Vaessen (KTM). Leaders of the provisional rankings are Filip Olsson in the EMX 65 class and Tilo Wittlerbaumer in the EMX 85 class. Next round of the Nort West Europe EMX 65 and 85 cc EC is scheduled on the 13th of
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Trial

Results of the 1st round of Trial Youth and Women

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Spanish Jaime Busto - Beta and pluri-champion Laia Sanz-Gas Gas are the first European riders to climb the highest step of podium at the first round of the 2012 Youth Cup and Women European Championship, held at Varallo Sesia, Piedmont, North-West of Italy. More than seventy the entries divided in the usual four classes. In the top class of the very young riders there were 4 pilots that made a very close battle for the win. At half competition German Franz Kadlec – Gas Gas, was leading, having lost just 14 marks on the 12 sections put in the loop. One point more for Iwan Roberts – Beta and still separated by 1 single mark, was the future winner Busto. Not distant in fourth position, Italian Gabriele Giarba, Beta, scoring 18. Heavily conditioned by the weather the second lap of this class. Indeed after a sunny morning a violent shower
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Trial

Introduction to the 2012 Trial European Championship

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The 2012 UEM Trial European Championship is starting this week-end with a two-days event in Varallo Sesia, North West of Italy. On Saturday it is scheduled the first of three rounds of the Youth Cup and Women Championship. On Sunday the usual four classes of the real European Championship that this year consists of 6 rounds. Nearly 150 riders have already sent their entry-forms. Riders coming from Austria, Norway, Finland, Czech Republic, Holland, Germany, France, England, Switzerland, Sweden and Spain, plus the hosting country, Italy. To see the full list, click here. Among them two ex world champion: Finnish Tommi Ahvala, who was crowned in 1992 riding Italian factory Aprilia and Spanish Marc Colomer, champion in 1996 mounting a Montesa. The former will ride in the Over 40 class, while the latter will be just minder of Pere Borrellas – Gas Gas, one of the most likely challengers of the
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Road Racing

Russo wins the 1st round of the Superstock 600 EC

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The first event for the UEM Superstock 600 European Championship was held on the 31st of March 2012 at the historic track in Imola (Italy). It was a very well organized event held together with the World Superbike Championship. At this opening round participated 38 riders from 15 countries. Riccardo Russo (Team Italia FMI Yamaha) won the event by a large margin of 2.534 seconds after 11 laps of front running action. The series regular was unchallenged at the end, with Nacho Calero Perez (Team Trasimeno Yamaha) second. During the race there was a big fight for the 3rd position, which was decided in the very last corner when Rider No. 70 Vitali crashed, allowing the Dutch rider Van der Mark to finish on the podium. (UEM Press Release 07/2012)
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Road Racing

TTXGP and UEM present the 2012 electric road racing EC

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UEM will be the sanctioning body of this season of the TTXGP Euro Championship. The 2012 TTXGP Euro will consist of a total of 3 races across Sweden, Britain and the Netherlands. An exciting season is ahead with new racers and promises of technology improvements Round 1: Falkenberg (Sweden) May 19th - May 20th The 2012 TTXGP Euro Championship opening round will take place at the fastest race circuit in Scandinavian racing, Falkenberg is like a high-speed oval with two fast corners, and a slow corner with a chicane and should provide exciting racing for the TTXGP teams this May. 'A fantastic opportunity to show that motorsport isn't always about noise - it can be exciting and innovating without the problems normally associated with our sport" said Sven Göte Svensson at the Falkenberg Motortrack. Scandinavia is a big potential market for zero carbon technologies and we are excited to be
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