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23 Sep

CAROLE (France) September 23, 2012 –A great day today for the sport. Big celebrations in the Île-de-France region, where in Carole in the renewed circuit near Paris, the sixth and last Round for the UEM S2 European Championship took place.
A cloudy and slight cold day wasn't enough to discourage people from coming here today to support their fellow countrymen competing for the top positions of the day and the Championships.


The Dutchman Devon Vermeulen, from the Italian team KTM Motoracing, wins two races and arrives third in the second race, thus winning the Round of France and gaining the second position after the Czech Champion Petr Vorlicek (TM SHR) in the Supermoto European Championship 2012. Second position for this round for the French Frederic Guerin (SUZUKI Triple 5) - Supermoto and Cross National Champion - who has always stayed behind Vermeulen today. Third place on the podium today for the Italian Diego Monticelli (HONDA Freccia), who wins a race and arrives third and fourth in the other two races. For the top ten of the day: the German Jan Deitenbach (Suzuki), the Finnish Sami Salstola (HONDA Shr), the British Mitchell-Thomas Malachi (TM Shr), the Belgian Arnaud Wauters (KTM), the Swede Kevin Fagre (TM), the Italians Mattia Martella (KTM Motoracing) and Andrea Moschini (Kawasaki Ignorant Racing Team).

Last podium also for the European Young Thropy as well, a competition for the under 23 held in every round of the European Championship 2012. The Dutchman Devon Vermeulen (KTM Ktm Motoracing) gains this Round today as well, after him the Finnish Sami Salstola (HONDA Shr) and the Italian Diego Monticelli (HONDA Freccia). Second place in the S2 for the French Frederic Guerin (SUZUKI Triple 5).


S2 1st RACE: The Dutchman Devon Vermeulen (KTM Ktm Motoracing) takes the leadership of the race just from the beginning, followed by the local Supermoto and Motocross Champion Frederic Guerin (Suzuki Triple 5), then the German Jan Deitenbach (Suzuki), the Italian Diego Monticelli (HONDA Freccia), the Spanish Joan Llados (APRILIA Fast Wheels), the British Mitchell-Thomas Malachi (TM Shr), the Belgian Arnaud Wauters (KTM), the Italians Mattia Martella (KTM Ktm Motoracing) and Andrea Moschini (KAWASAKI Ignorant Racing Team), the French Alexandre Chirot (Ktm. No chance to catch the leader of the Motoracing Team, who leads the race untilthe checkered flag after twelve laps: fourth victory for him this season. Right after the winner arrive Frederic Guerin, then Monticelli, who gains a position, and Deitenbach, Addy, Wauters, Salstola, Moschini, Fagre, Martella. The Czech Petr Vorlicek (TM SHR) - European Champion 2012 - has preferred to run in the S1 class today.

S2 2nd RACE: First position at the beginning for the French Frederic Guerin (SUZUKI Triple 5), with the German Jan Deitenbach (Suzuki) following, the Italian Diego Monticelli (HONDA Freccia), the Dutchman Devon Vermeulen (KTM Ktm Motoracing), the British James Addy (Honda) and Mitchell-Thomas Malachi (TM SHR), the Italians Andrea Moschini (KAWASAKI Ignorant Racing Team), the Belgian Arnaud Wauters (Ktm), the Finnish Sami Salstola (HONDA Shr), the Swede Kevin Fagre (TM). At the eleventh lap the situation in the top positions changes, with the Italian Monticelli crossing the local rider Frederic, taking the leadership of the race and gaining his first victory of the season after a lap. Second place for Frederic, then Vermeulen, Deitenbach, Malachi, Salstola, Addy, O'Leary, Fagre, Martella.

S2 3rd RACE: Devon Vermeulen (KTM Ktm Motoracing), Mitchell-Thomas Malachi (TM Shr), Frederic Guerin (Suzuki Triple 5), Jan Deitenbach (Suzuki), Diego Monticelli (HONDA Freccia), Sami Salstola (HONDA SHR), James Addy (HONDA), Kevin Fagre (TM), Arnaud Wauters (KTM), Andrea Moschini (KAWASAKI Ignorant Racing Team). This time the Dutchman stays at the leadership of the race until the twelfth lap, winning also the first place on the today's podium. Behind him arrive the French Frederic Guerin and the Finnish Salstola, SHR rider. For the top ten of the third race of today, in order: Diego Monticelli, Jan Deitenbach, Mitchell-Thomas Malachi, Arnaud Wauters, Joan Llados, Mattia Martella and Kevin Fagre.

S2 Championship Classification (Top Ten): 1. Petr Vorlicek (TM SHR) 362 points; 2. Devon Vermeulen (KTM Motoracing) 334 pts.; 3. Sami Salstola (Honda SHR) 303 pts.; 4. Diego Monticelli (Honda Freccia) 257 pts.; 5. Mattia Martella (KTM Motoracing) 250 pts.; 6. Edgardo Borella (Yamaha Extreme Riders) 202 pts.; 7. James Addy (Honda) 183 pts.; 8. Jan Deitenbach (Suzuki) 175 pts.; 9. Andrea Moschini (Kawasaki Ignorant Racing Team) 164 pts.; 10. Malachi Mitchell-Thomas (TM SHR) 147 pts.

S2 Overall Classification (Top Ten) 1. Devon Vermeulen (KTM Motoracing) 70 points; 2. Frederic Guerin (Suzuki Triple 5) 66 pts.; 3. Diego Monticelli (Honda Freccia) 63 pts.; 4. Jan Deitenbach (Suzuki) 52 pts.; 5. Sami Salstola (Honda SHR) 49 pts.; 6. Malachi Mitchell-Thomas (TM SHR) 40 pts.; 7. Arnaud Wauters (KTM) 39 ptsts.; 8. Kevin Fagre (TM) 35 p.; 9. Mattia Martella (KTM Motoracing) 34 pts.; 10. Andrea Moschini (Kawasaki Ignorant Racing Team) 31 pts.

S2 Manufacturers Classification: 1. Honda 429 points; 2. KTM 383 pts.; 3. Yamaha 215 pts.; 4. Suzuki 205 pts.; 5. TM 176 pts.; 6. Kawasaki 164 pts.; 7. Aprilia 74 pts

Complete results available at www.supermotos1.com

QUICK FACTS:

Circuit length: 2215 mt (1915 mt asphalt, 300 mt offraod)

Temperature: 22°

Weather condition: Changeable

Crowd attendance: 6.300

As the whole 2012 UEM Supermoto European Championshipthis Round will be broadcasted delayed, Click here to see full PDF schedule and coverage.

In the photo: S2 Podium

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