Supermoto European Championship in Arad (Romania)

aboutuem The first event of 2013 SuperMoto European Championship started this weekend in Arad for the classes SM Junior, S3 and OPEN with a good number of participants in the Junior Class – 13 riders. The circuit and its facilities are excellent, the riders appreciate very much his technical part of asphalt as well his off road section.

In SM Junior class both the heats were won by the Austrian rider Andreas Kofler (KTM) after two enthusiastic fights with the Bulgarian Hakan Halmi (KTM) solved at few laps from the ends. The last place of the podium has been occupied by the Romanian Cristian Baciu (Honda) who finished both the races in third position.

The Kids Trophy, reserved to the riders with motorcycle of 65cc., was won by the Austrian Andreas Kofler (KTM) followed by the Romanian Hunor Szfarli (Kawasaki) second and the Bulgarian Dimitar Petrov (KTM) third. In S3 class the victory has been taken from the Bulgarian rider Borislav Stoimenov (KTM) who won both the heats in front of the Romanian Vlad Neaga (Suzuki) and the Bulgarian Veselin Ivanov (Honda).

In SM Open class the race has been dominated by the Bulgarian rider Angel Karanyotov (KTM) that after the pole position of Saturday won the two heats obtaining also the fast lap of the day in all classes. The second position of the podium has been occupied by the Bulgarian Alexander Georgiev (KTM) who finished in front of the Romanian Sorin Traistaru (KTM) who closed with the same point but with a worst position in the second heat.

The next event is scheduled for 9th of June, in Pleven, Bulgaria.

(UEM Press Release 38/2013)