Romain Febvre wins the 2012 Superbiker Mettet

Last year, he was very fast on the wet Superbiker Mettet track. This year he dominated everyone all weekend. The new star of the Superbiker Mettet is the 20 year old Romain Febvre(2011 European MX2 Champion).

During the qualifications, he was on top of the time sheets. He was the best during the Star Biker race and at the end of the day, during the Super Final of the 26th Voo Superbiker, he completed his great weekend with a phenomenal victory.

From the start of the Super Final he battled with Hermunen, several rounds they fought side by side, their competitors could not connect. But at the end of the race Febvre developed a comfortable lead and was able to win the Super Final in front of Hermunen and Bidart.

Click read more for the results of the finals.

Full results of the weekend

Photo Gallery by Jonathan Godin

News report by RTL Belgium

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Sylvain Bidart wins his second Swiss Supermoto title

Last weekend the final of the Swiss Supermoto Championship was held in Frauenfeld.

In the Prestige class the Frenchman Sylvain Bidart won his second Swiss title. He took a 3rd place in qualifying, 3rd place in race one and a win in race two. It was enough for him to grab the overall win and the 2012 Prestige title.
Runner-up was veteran Phillippe Dupasquier in front of Marcel Götz.

Marcus Class will continue on Jasinski's two stroke Husaberg in 2013

German S1 Vice-Champion Marcus Class will ride a two-stroke Husaberg developed by Jochen Jasinski in 2013.

Jasinski won the 2012 German S2 Championship on this bike. He is now retired as a racer but wants to continue the Husaberg two-stroke project with the talented Marcus Class. 

Class likes the challenge of winning on a two-stroke after riding four-stroke Suzuki's for many years. He will compete in the German S2 Championship in 2013.

Michael Herrmann to TM with team Supermotostore

After three succesful years with Zupin Husqvarna the multiple German Supermoto champion Michael Herrmann will ride on a TM SMX450F for team Supermotostore Racing in 2013.

Michi Herrmann will compete in the International German Championship in the S1 class and the German Cross Country Pro class for Andre Raab's team. Initial tests on Harzring where very promising, and he will debut with his new team at the Super Biker Mettet in Belgium.

Team Supermotostore Racing will als have Jannik Bußmann as a rider in the C1 class.

Italy wins the 2012 Supermoto of Nations

The international circuit of Algarve hosted the seventh edition of FIM Supermoto of Nations, a team race where the riders compete for their own Nations.

The day has started with the welcome speech of Jorge Viegas, FIM Vice President, and of Dr. Wolfgang Srb, FIM-CMS Director followed by the presentation of the 14 Team and 12 Nations present at the race. The Portuguese circuit has witnessed the last appointement of the Supermoto 2012 season, a speciality introduced by FIM and Youthstream in 2003 with the European Championship at first and then in 2006 the World Championship as well. In this speciality France has won four titles, just as Italy, while Germany gained one title.

Hard challenges, a supporting crowd on the terraces and a shining sun today: the Italian team lead by the World Champion and SMoN 2008 Champion Attilio Pignotti has won the Francesco Zerbi Trophy for the third time. The Italian team was aware that they were able to win today, but the chances became less with France and the Czech Republic getting such good results yesterday. Notwithstanding this Italy has demonstrated to be the most regular team and the 2012 title was won by Ivan Lazzarini (Honda), Massimo Beltrami (Honda) and Christian Ravaglia (Ktm). Second position for the French team, with Thomas Chareyre (TM), Sylvain Bidart (Honda) and Aurelien Grelier (Yamaha). Third position for the Czech Republic team with its riders Pavel Kejmar (KTM), Petr Vorlicek (CZE-TM) and Tomas Travnicek (Honda), who have hoped for a while to win the title.

Fourth position for the Austrian team, thanks to Lukas Höllbacher (Ktm), Rudolf Bauer (Yamaha) and Hannes Maier (Ktm). Fifth position for the Dutch team with Devon Vermeulen (Ktm), Maik Voorwinden (Ktm) and Jaimie Van Sikkelerus (Ktm).

The rest of the top ten: the British team with Matthew Winstanley (TM), James Addy (Honda) and Chris Hodgson (Ktm); the Finnish team with Toni Klem (Kawasaki), Ville Jauhiainen (Yamaha) and Asseri Kingelin (Honda); the French Junior team with Germain Vincenot-Marchal (Honda), Maxime Lacour (Yamaha) and Lucas Berthoux (Yamaha), the British Junior team with Mitchell-Thomas Malachi (TM), Lewis Cornish (Honda) and Ben Robb (Ktm); the Luxembourg team with Jordan Collard (Honda), Daniel Casoli (Honda) and Yves Frank (Honda).

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