Second round of Supermoto European Championship in Pleven (Bulgaria)

aboutuemThe world-wide recognized Supermoto track of Pleven (Bulgaria) was the host of the second round of European Supermoto SOpen, S3 and SMJunior Championship 2013.

Angel Karanyotov of Bulgaria (Honda) managed to take the holeshot, lead through-out the complete first race and win the SOpen class in front of Bulgarian Alexander Georgiev (KTM). First race podium of SOpen class was completed by Romanian Sorin Traistaru (KTM). In S3 class Bulgarian Borislav Stoimenov (KTM) managed to defend his leading position in front of Turkish rider Asrin Rodi Pak (KTM), earning the first spot. Third after these two riders finished Bulgarian Veselin Ivanov (Honda).

First race of SM Junior was very animated, with Bulgarian Hakan Halmi (KTM) and Austrian Maximilian Kofler (KTM) in front of the race from the beginning. In the end, Halmi was the winner of the heat, with Kofler finishing just second. Third in SM Junior finished Bulgarian Ivelin Manev (KTM).

Second race of SOpen and S3 had the same script: Bulgarian Angel Karanyotov (Honda) won the second race as well as the event with maximum points. Second place was adjudicated by Bulgarian Alexander Georgiev (KTM) while third step of the podium was occupied by Romanian Sorin Traistaru (KTM). Turkish rider Asrin Rodi Pak (KTM) started in front of Bulgarian Borislav Stoimenov (KTM) but was relegated to second position mid-race. However, Rodi Pak made a pass four laps before the finish line and took the first place of the race, as well as the overall. Second and third places went to Bulgarians Borislav Stoimenov (KTM) and Veselin Ivanov (Honda). Second race of SM Junior was won by Bulgarian Hakan Halmi (KTM).

Second place went to Ivelin Manev (KTM) while third step of the podium was won by Austrian Maximilian Kofler (KTM).

Kid’s Trophy (only 65cc bikes) overall podium was the following: 1st place went to Austrian Andreas Kofler (KTM); 2nd place was won by Bulgarian Dimitar Petrov (KTM) while third place went to Turkish rider Deniz Oncu (KTM).

Next event is scheduled for Vransko (Slovenia) on the 15-16th of June.

(UEM Press Release 62/2013)