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Race report FIM Europe Supermono Cup round 1 Croix en Ternois, France
April 14, 2015
Some 25 riders from across Europe gathered at the circuit of Croix en Ternois in Northern France for the first round of the European Supermono Cup.
Reigning champion Mike Velthuijzen was not able to attend due to an off road accident some weeks earlier. The weather conditions: cold, windy and some shower rain in between Q1 and Q2.
After Q2 it was Dutch rider Jerry van de Bunt who stamped his authority by setting pole,mfollowed by Lukas Wimmer, Allan Ostli and newcomer David Hampton, all far under the 1 minute laptime.
Weather conditions: Sunny and 17 degrees Celcius.
As the lights went out Lukas Wimmer took a blistering start and immediate lead for a 17 lap race as behind him Allan Ostli and Jerry van de Bunt were flipping coins for best positions.
It was young Wimmer who took victory home for Austria with a fasted lap of 56.20 an advantage of 8,9 seconds on number two Danish rider Ostli and third Jerry van de Bunt.
DNF for David Hampton on the Tigcraft, Maarten Janssens, Jean Claude Paul, Marjorie Herve and Libor Kamenicky.
Results: 1. Lukas Wimmer AUT 2. Allan Ostli DK 3. Jerry van de Bunt NL 4. Jocelyn Henri F (GR) 5. Manfred Kehrmann GER 6. Niels Gerritsen NL (GR ) 7. Ricardo van Duijn NL 8. Christian Schmeink GER 9. Josef Frauenschuh AUT 10. Joris de Man NL
11. Jurgen Schmeink GER 12. Perry Goldstein UK 13. José Carlos Teixeira F 14. Bruno Collin F 15. Jerome Levi F (GR) 16. Alex Michel GER 17. Frank Schouren NL (GR ) 18. Johann Karl GER 19. Dustin Gerken GER .
Weather conditions: Sunny and 20 degrees
It seemed a rehearsal of race one until Wimmer lost his front in the first lefthander and had to pickup his Krämer KTM to continue his 15 lap race as meanwhile Henry Jocelyn, Allan Ostli and Jerry van de Bunt were leading the race and flipping coins for best positions. After a thrilling race Wimmer Battled himself back to the front and took the chequered flag first followed by Ostli and Henry. Only Maarten Janssens from Belgium had a DNF.
Results: 1. Lukas Wimmer AUT 2. Allan Ostli DK 3. Jocelyn Henry F (GR) 4. Jerry van de Bunt NED 5. Manfred Kehrmann GER 6. David Hampton UK 7. Niels Gerritsen NED (GR) 8. Jean-Claude Paul F 9. Josef frauenschuh AUT 10. Johann Karl GER 11. Libor Kamenicky CZE 12. Perry Goldstein UK 13. Christian Schmeink GER 14. Jürgen Schmeink GER 15. Joris de Man NED 16. Frank Delaury F (GR) 17. José Carlos Teixeira
18. Alex Michel GER 19. Frank Schouren NED (GR) 20. Bruno Collin F 21. Jerome Levi F (GR) 22. Marjorie Herve F 23. Dustin Gerken GER DNF Maarten Janssens B.