Erzbergrodeo XIII Prologue - Dirt Rider Magazine

ERZBERGRODEO XIII., June 7th - 10th, 2007Press/Media Information June 9th, 2007Simply unbeatable - Simo Kirssi (FIN) dominates the Erzbergrodeo PROLOGUE!The final day of the Erzbergrodeo Prologue 2007 was once again dominated by blue and white colours - Finland's Simo Kirssi won the Prologue race to the Erzberg's peak for BMW in an undisputed time of 8:44,03 minutes, 17 seconds faster than yesterday.The only other rider to come close to Kirssi's fabolous race was once again Austrian Werner Mller, who finished 3 seconds behind Kirssi on the KTM 950 Super Enduro. Third place on the high-speed Prologue racetrack was posted by 10-times World Enduro Champion Juha Salminen (FIN) on the two-stroke KTM 300 EXC. Results Erzbergrodeo Prologue (Overall)
1. Simo Kirssi, Finland, BMW, 8:44,03
2. Werner Mller, Austria, KTM, 8:47,09
3. Juha Salminen, FIN, KTM, 9:07,62
4. Micky Dymond, USA, BMW, 9:10,83
5. Giovanni Sala, I, KTM, 9:12,19Saturday evening offered another highlight to the spectators at the Erzbergrodeo XIII, as it was time to crown the first ever RODEO-X ENDUROCROSS Champion at the "Iron Giant". A huge crowd of more than 12.000 spectators cheared for the best of the best. The Superfinals offered breathtaking action as the top-five amateurs raced against the top-five professionals on the spectatcolous Endurocross parcours. Tom Sager (UK) dominated the finals with his KTM, proofing that he truly is one of the future stars of Enduro Racing. Second to Sager was Polish Trials rider Teddy Bzazusiak, who put on an amazing show for the crowd. Teddy was voted unisono by all other riders to win the main prize - a Wild Card starting place in the first row of tomorrow's notorious Red Bull Hare Scramble!Results Rodeo-X Endurocross Superfinals
1. Tom Sager, UK, KTM
2. Teddy Bzazusiak, POL, KTM
3. Rudi Pschl, AUT, KTMOn Sunday, June 10th the Erzbergrodeo XIII will finish with the true highlight of the event: The Red Bull Hare Scramble 2007! Onlay the fastest 500 riders from the Prologue race are qualified to start at the toughest Offroad motorcycle race of the world, and race promotor Karl Katoch once again serves a cruel and unforgiving racetrack to the best offroad riders in the world.The first starting row features top-level amateurs as well as multi-time World Champions from 15 (!) different nations and 3 continents...Download the full results of today at:www.erzbergrodeo.atFor high-res action pics (license free) please proceed to Regards,
Martin KettnerErzbergrodeo Press/Media ServiceERZBERGRODEO
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