Racing season is slowly coming to an end. Thrilling Downhill World Cup season concluded last week in USA, now a week later, also remarkable local series Unior Downhill Cup came to an end with final race hosted in Bike & Ski Resort Cerkno. Racetrack in Cerkno was positively welcomed among racers as one of the best tracks in series. Fast flowing and dry track kept riders on their toes all the time as there was no place to relax and take a breath – it was a rollercoaster ride all the way from the start and to finish line.
Sinter Brakes Team racers achieved another outstanding results, this time all of our riders finished on podium places, in U19 category the guys dominated and full swept the podium as they went 1-2-3 !!! That’s a way to make a statement for the season finale!
In U19 category, Marko Niemiz was the fastest among teammates. He had again perfect race with winning both seeding and finals race. Second fastest was Žan Pirš and third fastest was Žak Gomilšček.
In Elite men category, Rudi Pintar again finished on podium with 3rd place, right behind Jure Žabjek and Luka Berginc. In U15 category Tomo Joksimović Terpin finished also on 3rd place.
With final race finished, the overall standing of the series was again successful for our guys in a similar dominating style as the race in Cerkno. In U19 category Marko, Žak and Žan made SBT hat-trick, Rudi finished on 2nd place in Elite men category, while Tomo finished also on 2nd place in U15 category.
|1. MEDIĆ Frane (Biciklistički klub Crikvenica)||520 pts|
|2. JOKSIMOVIĆ TERPIN Tomo (Sinter Brakes Team)||500 pts|
|3. ROMBO Mark (KD Rajd)||465 pts|
|1. NIEMIZ Marko (Sinter Brakes Team)||640 pts|
|2. GOMILŠČEK Žak (Sinter Brakes Team)||505 pts|
|3. PIRŠ Žan (Sinter Brakes Team)||465 pts|
Elite Men category
|1. ŽABJEK Jure (Unior Devinci Factory Racing)||1200 pts|
|2. PINTAR Rudi (Sinter Brakes Team)||986 pts|
|3. BERGINC Luka (KK Črn Trn)||830 pts|
All results and standings are available on Unior Downhill Cup website.
Photo Gallery by: Miha Skrt