Road Racing

European Supersport Cup at Red Bull Ring, Spielberg (Austria)

The fifth and penultimate round of European Supersport Cup was held at Red Bull Ring, Spielberg (Austria), in wet weather.
The qualifying practice was held in in the rain and saw Samuel Lochoff sign the fastest laptime.
In Race1 the riders were around 2 seconds faster than in qualifying. Good start on the wet in Race1 for Alexandra Pelikanova from Czech Republic from the third place on the starting grid – she fought with the European classification leaders: Samuel Lochoff and Taric van den Merwe from RSA. She also managed to lead the race for a while but in the end she finished second behind Sanuel Lochoff and ahead of Taric Van der Merwe.

In Race 2 Alexandra Pelikanova started from pole position but after the first corner she was second and up to the end of the race she fought with van den Merwe. Samuel Lochoff won again, this time ahead of Taric Van der Merwe and Alexandra Pelikanova, but the female rider was disqualified for technical reasons and Roman Kucera from Czech Republic gained the third position.
The next and last race of the season will be at Oschersleben (Germany), on 6-7th October.
Full results on FIM Europe website:
Tags : Supersport