Chachagui (Colombia) 31 July 2015 - After two weeks of break this week-end the FIM Supermoto World Championship become really a “World Championship” as it has travelled for the first time outside the Europe and for the first time ever in South America, Colombia. Yesterday evening there was a presentation of the riders at the Comfamillar of Chapalito (Pasto, Narino) to welcome the riders in the best way; after the press conference has been arranged a traditional dance show, a cocktail and a dinner in Pasto in a very nice atmosphere.
TM Racing Factory Team Thomas Chareyre grabbed the Red Plate in Villena, thanks also to the absence of Mauno Hermunen and he has arrived in Colombia with 211 points, leading at now the Championship.
Thirteen points behind the French there is L30 Racing Honda Ivan Lazzarini who left Spain with a third overall victory and his goal for this week-end is to win and get some important points.
Husqvarna Lukas Hoellbacher had a fantastic performance in the last GP, winning the second heat and he is fully motivated to finish on the podium and fight for the overall victory.
Fifth in the FIM Supermoto World Championship with 161 points, the Czech 833 Husqvarna Pavel Kejmar who will do his best to emulate his Busca results and finish on the rostrum to increase his advantage.
Looking at MTR KTM Devon Vermeulen progress in his S1GP rookie season, the battle for the top five seems to be closer than ever. Seventh in the Championship Honda Assomotor Christian Ravaglia followed by Honda Gazza Asseri Kingelin just 1 point behind him, Honda L30 Max Verderosa completes the top ten.
Suzuki Team Grau Valerio Piedrahita always obtained very good results in this track and he’ll do his best in front of his country home’s public.
The GP of Colombia is the 2015 Grand Prix with more riders enrolled, Honda Assomotor Fabrizio Bartolini and Suzuki Team Grau David Gimenez moved from S2 to S1GP this week-end; will be present also the young Honda Milan Sitniansky and the Romanian KTM Traistaru Sorin, and also a lot of Colombian riders like Santiago Hernandez, Brian Guerrero Tez, Hector Aguirre, Daniele Guzman, Rigo Salazar and David Burbano.
Both races of Colombia Grand Prix will be broadcasted live on national Colombia channel “Claro Sports” and on streaming as well (more infos about the streaming will be provided tomorrow).
S1GP Free Practice1 11.25; S1GP Free Practice2 14.10; S1GP Time Practice 16.10; S1GP SuperChrono 16.45
S1GP Warm Up 11.00; S1GP Race 1 13.30; S1GP Race2 16.30; S1GP Prize-giving Ceremony
In the photo: Kartodromo International Maria Alejandra Portilla view