Peter Petrov in the Top Ten at the Keiheuvel in Mol

_Yamaha Van Beer Racing News Release
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Petar Petrov of the Yamaha van Beers Racing Team finished inside of the top ten at round four of the Belgian Championship Series at Mol. Petar was riding aboard a Yamaha 450F in the open class. The organisation had done a great job because a lot of Grand Prix riders had found their way to this race. In practice Petar set the 14th fastest time and this was enough for a good gate pick in the three races.

In the first moto he took a good start and came out of the first lap in seventh position. Petar had found his rhythm straight away and in the beginning of the race he worked himself up to fifth position. Petar was riding a strong moto and was able to held on to this position till the chequered flag waved. In the second moto he was riding in eight position for a long time. Unfortunately he made a mistake in the final lap and this cost him several positions. A little bit disappointed he crossed the finish line in 13th position. In the third moto he started around fifteenth position. On the heavy sand circuit he charged back to ninth position but in the closing stages of the race he became tired and this cost him a position. He finally finished the race in tenth position. Overall he finished in ninth position.

Herjan Brakke set the fifteenth fastest time in practice. In the first moto he started the race inside of the top ten. In the beginning of the race he worked himself up to seventh position but in the middle of the race he got passed and dropped back a position. In the second part of the race he held on to this position and crossed the finish line in eight position. In the second moto he was riding inside op the top ten in the first part of the race. Unfortunately he made a small crash and lost several positions. A little bit disappointed he finished the race in fourteenth position. In the third moto he had to retire from the race because of a problem with his front brake. Overall he finished in fourteenth position.

The Yamaha van Beers Racing Team will now travel to Matterley Basin in Great Britain for round thirteen of the World Championship Series.
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Results Belgian Championship Series in Mol:
1st moto:**
1 Jeffrey Herlings NL KTM
2 Kevin Strijbos B Suzuki
3 Joel Roelants B KTM
4 Shaun Simpson GB Honda
5 Petar Petrov Bul Yamaha
8 Herjan Brakke NL Yamaha

2nd moto:
1 Jeffrey Herlings NL KTM
2 Tanel Leok Est TM
3 Joel Roelants B KTM
4 Shaun Simpson GB Honda
5 Evgeny Bobryshev Rus Honda
13 Petar Petrov BUL Yamaha
14 Herjan Brakke NL Yamaha

3rd moto:
1 Jeffrey Herlings NL KTM
2 Kevin Strijbos B Suzuki
3 Maxi Nagl D KTM
4 Joel Roelants B KTM
5 Tanel Leok Est TM
10 Petar Petrov Bul Yamaha
DNF Herjan Brakke NL Yamaha

Overall:
1 Jeffrey Herlings NL KTM 75
2 Joel Roelants B KTM 58
3 Kevin Strijbos B Suzuki 57
4 Tanel Leok Est TM 53
5 Shaun Simpson GB Honda 51
9 Petar Petrov BUL Yamaha 35
14 Herjan Brakke NL Yamaha 20

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