EMX 65 / EMX 85 European Championship: NW and SW final rounds
South West zone
The final round was hosted in the beautiful area of Prilipe-Brezice, Slovenia, close to border with Croatia. In EMX65 more as 12 riders and in EMX 85 more as 15 riders are still in the run for top 8 positions which give them direct entrance to the finals in Riola Sardo, Italy.
In EMX65 race1 holeshot by zone leader Uccellini, who with a start to finish lead got the victory ahead of two Austrian riders, Ernecker and Bauer. In race2 Bauer took the lead and maintained it until 4 minutes before the end, when Uccellini comes to first place.
In EMX85 race1 holeshot by the Italian Mantovani. Barbieri took the lead but after a little mistake Ernecker moved up from second place. He was pushed to the finish by Barbieri who couldn’t pass anymore. Third Tzemach from Israel.
In race2 Barbieri took the lead until finish ahead of Ernecker and Tzemach.
North West zone
Last round for the North West zone in Kaplice, Czech Republic.
In EMX85 the Dutch Lotte van Drunen ruled both races; same in EMX85 with the Dutch Dex van Den Broek winner in both races ahead of Stanislav Pojar and Max Meyer.