EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship:
first round of the North Europe zone
The first round of the EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship North Europe zone officially kicked off last weekend in the beautiful city of Pärnu. Situated in southwest Estonia, it is the fourth largest city in Estonia, 128 km south of the capital, Tallinn, and it sits off the coast of Pärnu Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Riga, which is a part of the Baltic Sea.
The first seasonal race out of four saw almost 80 riders fought in good weather conditions in a friendly atmosphere.
The EMX85 class saw the undisputed superiority of home hero Travis Leok (Husqvarna), who ruled both heats followed by Lucas Leok (Husqvarna) and Michal Psiuk (KTM).
In EMX65, Estonian rider Theo Kolts (GasGas) took a double win ahead of home rider Gregor Lootus (KTM), twice second. In Race 1 third position for Enri Lustus (Husqvarna), while Race2 saw a hard-fought battle between Latvian riders Rainers Grasis (GasGas) and Patriks Cirulis.
Next round of the North Europe zone will take place in Olecko (Poland) on the 13th-14th May.
EMX85 Overall top three
1. Travis Leok, EST
2. Lucas Leok, EST
3. Michal Psiuk, POL
EMX65 Overall top three
1. Theo Kolts, EST
2. Gregor Lootus, EST
3. Rainers Grasis, LAT