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ITP EMX Quad Championship at Castelnau de Lévis (France)

start race 1The track of Castelnau de Lévis (France) hosted the second round of ITP EMX Quad Championship. The race was held throughout the day on Saturday.

The weather conditions were good until the beginning of race 1, then has been unleashed a strong storm. Despite all the water that fell during the course of the two races, the track remained in acceptable conditions, which allowed to finish the race schedule. The qualifying practice were dominated by the French rider Antoine Cheurlin on Yamaha.                      
The heavy rain changed the prospective of the race and the winner, after the finish line of 1st race, was the Dutch Rider Mike Van Grinsve with WSP, followed by Adrian Mangieu from France with Yamaha. The Latvian Edgars Mengelis was 3rd (Yamaha).
The second race was dominated by Adrian Mangieu (FRA), 2nd position for Edgars Mengelis LAT), 3rd for Mike Van Grinsve (NED).  
The track conditions during this 2nd race were very bad, so much that the riders were unrecognizable; only the transponder detection time system allowed the timing system to draw up the final classification.