23
04
2017

European Trial at Zelhem (The Netherlands) – Day 2

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Farré rode a very good lap, too scoring 5 points and finished third behind the English couple by just one point. The half race leader, Jack Peace, made a disastrous second lap, slipping to fourth place.
Italian affair the Junior class: in one mark at the turning point there were 3 “azures”: 29 mistakes for  Luca Corvi (Scorpa), tied with Sergio Piardi (Beta), one more for Copetti. Quite distant the fourth place occupied by Frenchman Kieran Touly (Sherco), whose score was 38. Copetti jumped to his first victory loosing 13 points in his fantastic second lap. Behid him Corvi (his score was 16), ahead of Piardi (22).
Also very fought the Over 40 class: all the riders on the podium were alternatively leading in some point of the competition. After the first loop, Finn Sami Kymalaien (Scorpa) led scoring 8 points, ahead of Dutch John Van Veelen (Gas Gas), who made 2 mistakes more, and the future winner Kipp. In the second lap Kipp astonished his rivals, delivering his card with just one point. Van Veelen losing 4 marks overtook Kymalaien.
In International 1 Danish Morten Opstrup Andersen (TRS) triumphed, while in the International 2 German Philipp Emonts (Beta) topped the podium.
Next week in Bilstain, Belgium, rounds number 2 and 3 will be held.
Full results on FIM Europe website: http://www.fim-europe.eu/events/321