Updates from Europe | Photo Report
February 7, 2020
by Gjermund Frostad
The 45th annual Le Touquet Beach Race was held this weekend with a huge result for SKS racing´s Lars van Berkel taking a 6th place finish. This is the biggest off-road race in France with all the top athletes turning up and 100,000 spectators came out to see the race. Even Marvin Musquin was there.
See the race here:
In Budapest, Hungary we saw Magnus Thor from Sweden take the overall title in the European class of the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship and he became European champion for 2020.
Kevin Gallas sits 8 overall in the Prestige Class of the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship after this round in Budapest.
We takes things over to Denmark for the Herning Supercross. FXR had 3 riders there Kim Sørensen, Kenneth Kollund and French SX rider Calvin Fonvielle. He finished 7th on Friday and 5th overall on Saturday.
In Spain it was the first round of the MX National Championships and our rider Ander Valentin came home with 4th place.
The Winter Cup was also held in Sweden this weekend with a bonus temperature shift from last year's event that saw the thermometer climb up as high as 10 degrees with sunshine to boot. Fillip Bengtsson took the win once again. There were 540 riders came to compete this year.
Lars v Berkel | Photo credit @FredCcy
Magnus Thor | Photo by DG design
Supercross Herning Denmark
Ander Valentin was 4th in the first round at the Spanish championship
Anders Eriksson | Photos by Dan Gustavsson