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Estonian team victorious in Ventburkers Prize 2015 motocross

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On Sunday, 19 July, Ventbunkers Big Prize motocross was held in Ventspils. Teams from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Belarus competed with each other on a special track. Estonians won in both prestigious categories – MX1 and MX2.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe most intense competition in MX1 was noted between Latvian championship’s current leader Davis Ivanovs and his Estonian competitor Priit Ratsep, who starts in 2015 as a representative of Rodeo Club in Ventspils. In the end, prizes in the motocross were divided the following way: 1st Ratsep, 2nd Ivanovs and 3rd Toms Macuks. MX2 had multiple contact fights and even falls. Estonian racer Karel Kutsar, however, proved to be the best, earning 1st place. He was followed by European championship racer Tomas Sileiks and Latvian representative in European championship – Karlis Sabulis.

After the competition, Yevgeni Teletskis – champion from Belarus – mentioned he was pleasantly surprised with the race, saying that the track was technically complicated and nicely varied with jumps and sharp turns. The audience was just as thrilled with the show, as Ventbunkers Cup was attended by 3.5 thousand people. Freestyle masters Martins Aleksandrovics and Frediriks Bergrens provided a special stunt show for the audience.

This event is annually organized by Ventspils Rodeo Moto club in cooperation with its main sponsor Ventsbunkers and Ventspils City Council. Stena Line ferry line provided the transport for foreign racers and Pryor Rullis built the magnificent race track.

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