The second round of European Snowcross Championship was held today in Vestre Slide, close to the ski station of Fagernes, Norway.
The beautiful permanent circuit “Valdress Crossenter” was prepared very well, the weather was cloudy and the temperature was around -5°C all day long.
The Norges Motorsportforbund (NMF) organized two support races, one dedicated to youth class and another to the woman class.
The qualifying practice was dominated by the Norwegian Kristoffer Holm with Polaris; in second position Viktor Herten from Finland with Lynx.
In the first race of the day, after 4 laps the leader was the Finnish Viktor Herten, who won ahead of Magnus Sagen Reiten and Ole-Herman Hagen Sjogren, both from Norway.
In the second race the podium changed completely: the winner was Kristoffer Holm, with Fredrick Kirkhus in second position, both from Norway. Third place for Mikko Osmo from Finland.
The third and last race of the second round was won by the Finnish Eetu Karjalainen, ahead of Mikko Osmo from Finland and Kaur Tiisler from Estonia.
After the second round, Finnish Eetu Karjalainen leads the European Championship.
The standings after the second round:
1 – Eetu Karjalainen – Finland with 109 points (in the main photo)
2 – Viktor Hertén – Finland with 108 points
3 – Ole-Herman Hagen Sjøgren – Norway with 99 points
All results on FIM Europe website.
The next round will take place in Demino, Russia, on March 21st.