Race report for the 4th round of the EST 2022 in Juvaincourt from 03.09/04.09.2022/XNUMX to XNUMX/XNUMX/XNUMX
After a six-week summer break, it's finally time for the scooter racing circuit to start again
PitBikes of the EST Championships. This time the EST was a guest in Juvaincourt – France. The route with a
Length of 1,3 km is particularly fast and demanding and popular with many drivers. And so they did
more than 100 starters on their way to France. With a view to the championship, it was now the
Engage attack mode to score valuable points for the final scoring.
There was a big setback in the weather on Saturday. After the first showers on Friday over the
swept the route, Saturday remained completely rainy until the afternoon. Not a good chance of good ones
lap times. Real racers can't throw something like that off track. Despite the adverse conditions
it was about getting a good starting position in the front field.
The results of the weekend by class:
Class 1 - Rookies by Scooter-Attack:
High tension at the beginning of the start of the rookies. Hüskes in an unusual third place, did it
during the warm-up it was clear that he wanted to be at the top. Didwissus on pole wanted to prevent this as well
like Urban and Winterscheidt. The starting winner was Didwissus. Hüskes fought his way up to second place and sat
to attack Didwissus immediately. With a lot of excess power, he managed this confidently in round 2.
Winterscheidt tried to keep up, but was inferior in terms of performance. Didwissus was across the field
passed. The battle for 3rd place was between Klas and Groß. In round 8 had to
Give up Winterscheidt with a technical defect. That put Groß in 2nd place ahead of the sovereign
driving Huskes. Hüskes won easily in front of a strong Gross followed by Klas.
In the second race, Hüskes again took the lead in the field. Urban followed him at a short distance,
but tried to keep up. The distance from large to urban was already significantly larger. But big had to
also be careful to the rear, because Ebeling and Piekatz were lurking there for your chance. During this secured
Hüskes sovereign his lead over Urban. The next challenge lay in lapping the last-placed.
Hüskes and Urban did it perfectly. Groß had significantly more problems and had to place Ebeling in 3rd place
let it pass. His scooter kept getting better and better. Ebeling burned one personal best after the other
Asphalt and grabbed Urban. Hüskes won easily as the first in front of Ebeling and Urban.
Day class 1 - Rookies by Scooter-Attack
1. #47 Sascha Hüskes 50 pts.
2. #265 Patrick Ebeling 33 pts.
3. #636 René Groß 31 pts.
Class 2 - SuperSport by Deutscher Bauservice
Right from the start, Drath passed Apostel and led the SuperSport. Triebs fought with Apostel
the second place. With excess speed in lap 5 on the start-finish, both went into the first
Curve. Triebs misbraked slightly and had to let Apostel go and was also conceded by De Wit.
Triebs with better speed countered immediately and was able to win both drivers again in the following lap
overtake. Drath didn't manage to extend his lead. Triebs felt that something was going and set Drath
negative pressure. A super exciting four-way battle continued. De Wit was able to overtake Apostle and was already there
in the slipstream of Triebs and Drath. Everyone was waiting for a mistake. Drath fought like a lion. Yet
Triebs had more power and so what had been indicated throughout the laps happened. Triebs pulled the wire inside
over. He now had to keep De Wit in check. De Wit drove smart and waited for his chance. De Wit came
better out of the last corner before start and finish than Drath. Tire to tire it went into the first corner. De Wit
inside was ahead and took a great second place. Triebs at the top got valuable
Championship points and third place went to Drath, who fought well, but both opponents
had to surrender.
Apostle led the second race. He was able to get a good distance ahead of Triebs and Drath
drive out. Apostle's Scooter, however, lost significantly compared to Triebs and Drath. In round 7 succeeded
Triebs the overtaking manoeuvre, but immediately countered by Apostel. A lap later, this one had to
then let Triebs go and defend his second place against Drath. It went in a heated duel
curve after curve. Apostle was able to compensate for the lack of speed with a good driving performance. De Wit
and Diabelez behind them had no chance to get involved in the duel. The duels continued until
De Wit fell on the thirteenth lap. He crashed badly on the start-finish. The race line broke
then aborted the race with the red flag to take care of the driver. There was no restart since
the 75% distance mark was reached at the time of termination. Triebs was the winner, ahead of Apostel and Drath.
Day classification class 2 - SuperSport
1. #313 Marcel Triebs 50 pts.
2. #32 Gabriel Apostel 33 pts.
3. #93 Dustin-Miles Drath 32 pts.
Class 3 - Expert by Scooter-Attack
With 13 starters, a well-dated field of drivers started. That was because of the rainy qualification
Starting lineup messed up. Schmitt made his claim right from the start. And it looked up to
Half almost as if he could meet the claim. The advantage over the chasing field with Schnell,
Giannasi and Brüggeshemkee was quite big. The field settled down as the race progressed. monaya
had to give up the race early. Andersen started catching up from behind. Because he
didn't set a time in qualifying, he had to start from the back. You could literally feel the pressure
he made himself. The first laps Andersen was held up by the field of drivers. From round 8
it was about the fight to the top. Schmitt's lead, which he had laboriously brought out, melted away from the curve
Curve. His tires degraded massively. A three-way fight developed behind them. Then it was time to hold your breath
round nine. The three of us went into the curve after the start and finish. Fast asserted itself. Andersen braked
Giannasi out. Schmitt at the front felt the pressure from Schnell and Andersen. Both became
always faster. A three-way battle between Schmitt, Schnelle and Andersen was the order of the day. Every lap from start to finish it was time to hold your breath. There was zero air between the tires of all three drivers. Schmitt couldn't
defended for a longer time and had to let Andersen pass. He got an additional speed boost and did
also fast competition. He fought bravely for two rounds. Then Andersen stabbed coldly. After this
After a change of position, Andersen was able to extend his lead at the front. Swift tried another one
To put the shovel on it and bang, it happened. He fell just before the start and finish – but he was able to
drive on. Due to the fall, Schnelle had to line up again in 6th place. Super annoying for him after
a great race. The beneficiary was Giannasi, who took third place behind Schmitt and
Andersen was able to secure.
The second race started with a surprise. Giannasi in 1st place, followed by Lukas
set to work to get to the top. Lukas had used the time between the races intensively to
find performance. In 3rd and 4th place, Schmitt fought with Andersen, who was working his way up the field again
had to. In lap 8 he fought his way up to 3rd place. Schnell could not match the performance from the first race
approach and leads in 5th place. Andersen continued in the usual manner and also went to Giannasi
over. Now Lukas was targeted, who had gained a lead of almost 2,5 seconds. Of the
The lead melted away quickly and there was only one direction for Andersen - all the way to the front. One absolutely
fantastic performance from the Dane. And with that, Andersen was once again champion of the
European Scooter Trophy 2022 in the expert class. Second place went to Lukas. Giannasi was third.
Day class 3 - Expert by Scooter-Attack
1. #335 Stefan Andersen 50pts
2. #111 Andreas Lukas 33 pts.
3. #33 Carsten Schmitt 33 pts.
Class 4 - Supramatic & BigBore
In class 4 only two pilots started. Kazillas and Monaya. Unlucky Kazillas had technicals
Problems in the pre-start and missed the formation lap and the warm-up. That meant for him behind the
follow the field. Monaya took advantage of that and drove away at the front, uncatchable.
There was no question that Monaya would lose victory in the second race and that's how he drove.
Sovereign and unrivaled ahead of Kazillas. But falling was not an option for Monaya and so he drove
confidently to his second victory of the day in class 4.
Day rating class 4 - Supramatic & BigBore
1. #12 Stephane Monaya 50pts
2. #191 Georgios Kazilias 40 pts.
Class 5 - PitBike Stock by Scooter-Attack
The starting field for pit bikes was significantly reduced due to a fall. Nevertheless, it was about important points for
The Championship. Schweizer went straight to the top and showed again why he had a big lead
EuropeanPitBikeTrophy. Wolf took second place ahead of Hartmann. Remained with the placement
it also over the next 15 rounds. So the first podium was with Schweizer, in front of Wolf and Hartmann
The second race started like the first race. Schweizer sat down with almost 2 laps better
lap times. Second was Wolf in front of Zanker. Whether the lead was athletic or technical, however, should
be a case for the technical acceptance. Schweizer had to use his vehicle after race one
Submit a follow-up check to see if it was compliant. Regardless of the situation there was
sporty no changes to the placement. Schweizer won ahead of Wolf and Hartmann. In the
subsequent technical check, the all-clear was given. The vehicle was compliant and the victory
was due Schweizer for a great driving performance.
Day rating class 5 - PitBike Stock by Scooter-Attack
1. #54 Julian Schweizer 50 pts.
2. #58 Sebastian Wolf 40 pts.
3. #89 Benedikt Hartmann 32 pts.
Kleave 6 – GP open
The races of the GP Open were marked by the new edition of the long-distance race. grass and
Weißensee fought for the crown of the 3-hour race on Saturday. Weißensee had a lot of bad luck there
of the falling rain. The starting point for the sprint races was different. Bähr led the
Starting grid on pole, ahead of grass and Weißensee. At the start, order was established immediately. grass
was the start winner ahead of Weißensee. Both drivers fought closely for laps. However, grass didn't do anything
Mistakes and in the end was able to keep Weißensee in check, who drove a great race. Behind them, Bähr fought with them
Swiss. Gras won before Weißensee. Schweizer drove tire to tire with Bähr across the finish line.
In the second race, the duel was between grass and Swiss. Weißensee didn't have a chance this time
to participate in the duel. Gras and Schweizer drove very consistent times. However, grass never let one
Doubt that Schweizer had a chance to overtake him. Van Hof was fourth, ahead of Bähr. grass
was in the end the beaming winner of the day with two sovereign first places.
Day ranking class 6 - GP-Open
1. #222 Henning Gras 50 pts.
2. #86 Florian Schweizer 33 pts.
3. #19 Lars Weissensee 33 pts.
Grade 7 - Beginners
In the Beginners, several riders have set their sights on victory. Illic had already spoiled for success
the best prospects. He should get competition from Fischer, who for the very first time has an official
race contested. Illic and Gaidecke were the first to go ahead. The fast fisherman caught up relatively quickly
and sit at the head of the field. Weiland was unable to follow the lead and dropped back to 5th place.
Tage rating Class 7 – Beginners
1. #22 Dean Fischer 25 pts
2. #186 Danny Illic 20 pts
3. #268 Maik Gaidecka 16 pts.
Class 8 Endurance & 9 Endurance Split
10 teams competed in the long-distance race. Among the teams, the feelings were in view of the
Mixed weather forecast. The track conditions were good at the start due to the drought. But the
Rain gave an idea of the prospects for the course. So the teams did with different
voting at the start. The rain was not long in coming and brought the whole starting field
confused. Racefoxx on rain tires had the best chance of winning. Because of a bad fall
before start-finish, however, the team had to give up its ambitions early on. Xpear Factory fought at the top
and Blue Puma. In the middle of the race, both teams were only separated by 1 lap. In Class 9, AK Racing drove RDN
Racing well ahead of RND Racing Team. The last 20 minutes were all about everything. Blue
Puma in front and Xpear Factory just behind. The lead melts away lap by lap. Both fought
fiercely for the top spot. Weißensee had to let Xpear go after a switch. But the
didn't give up and started to counterattack straight away. Successful. And so the last 10 minutes became extremely exciting
in a good and turbulent 3h race. And so that the drama is even topped, it started 5 minutes before
End in the middle of the duel to rain from all buckets. The pilots had to literally put their vehicles through
carry the curves. Grass for Xpear Factory stayed cool and right back past Blue Puma. That was it
Preliminary decision made in a great final.
Tage rating Class 8 Endurance
1. #233 AKA Racing RND Racing 129 laps
2. #265 RND Racing 121 laps
3. #101 Knee twist 101 laps
Day classification class 9 Endurance Split
1. #222 Xpear Factory 148 laps
2. #154 Blue Puma 148 laps
3. #85 Pazzi Racing 138 laps