Archive for May, 2011
May 31st, 2011 Posted 3:10 pm
Formula Europe’s Edzus Treimanis travelled to Papendal, Holland for SX #2 to gain some important points for the Latvian and his own UCI ranking .
The track was huge and super technical. And the wind made it even harder to ride, but Edzus putted together some solid laps.
On friday he qualified with a 14th time. Being in the top 16 of the Elite Men, Edzus proceeded tot the Superfinal time trial. He had a good run,
giving him 7th place for the day.
On Saturday, Edzus passed his motos without too much problems. He won his quarters and in a stacked semi he took second place giving him a spot in the
In the Main he got tangled up in the bunch and couldn’t jump the second straight putting him back to 6th place. He was chasing the pack to the last
straight and managed to pass 1 rider just before the finish line giving him 5th place for the day.
After 2 rounds, Edzus is now in 10th place of the overall standing.
Next Race for him and the the rest of the team are the European Championships Rounds in Winterthur, Switserland.
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May 10th, 2011 Posted 12:12 pm
Rounds 5&6 of the UEC Championships Series where held on the new BMX track
in Praha-Bohnice, Czech Republic.
Four riders of the Formula Europe Trade Team made the trip to CZ.
The weather was great and so was the racing action.
Bastien Merle, our Junior Men Rider from France, was back on his bike after a small
injury. He was looking good on the track. Saturday he stranded in the semis,
but Sunday he made his way to the main. He got strangled up in the pack at
the first turn and finished in 7th place.
In Elite Women, Sandra Aleksejeva was struggling to find her form and was
eliminated in the motos on Saturday. On Sunday, she was riding more
consistent and made the Final, finishing in 8th position.
Edzus Treimanis was going strong in Elite Men. He was hole-shotting and earning
valuable points for his
ranking. Saturday, he made it to the semis, but was eliminated with a 5th
spot. On Sunday he made the Main. With a strong last straight he managed to
fight his way to the second spot. With this podium finish, Edzus is now back
in spot #3 of the European Ranking.
Team Manager Nico van Dartel took 7th place in the Men 25+ Main on Saturday.
A successful weekend for Formula Europe with all the competing team riders
making the Main.
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