Sunday, 21 May, ZADAR (Croatia): Denmark’s Marcus Jorgensen is enjoying the best of the action in Runabout and is well on top going into today’s third and final Moto at the opening round of the UIM-ABP Aquabike European Continental Championship in Zadar.
Starting from pole each time in both GP1&2 the Dane was the dominant rider, winning GP1 Moto 1 by over 30 seconds and Moto 2 by a colossal minute plus, and both times it was Austrian Markus Schick who trailed him to the chequered flag.
Schick’s countryman Daniel Lasselsberger took third spot in Moto 1 then finishing in fourth behind Patrick Agostinho in the second Moto, his brother Christophe - one of the pre-race favourites - retiring in the first and failing to start the second Moto.
In GP2 he outpaced the UAE’s Ali Al Lanjawi and Morocco’s Yahya Rammah, the one-two in Moto 2 a repeat, with Russia’s Dmitry Tsukov in third.
Spain’s Jordi Tomas dominated in GP4 winning both Motos, with Toni Vingut and Laurent Escrig trading second third spots.
In Offshore, Ali Al Lanjawi took the race honours completing two laps around Otok Uglian Island in 1:01:3142s to win by over 3 minutes from Croatia’s Anthony Radetic, with Yahya Rammah in third.