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IRRC Frohburg – Le Grelle Polishes Off Second Superbike Crown

Herpigny Motors BMW Motorrad Belux’s Sebastien Le Grelle is officially now a two time IRRC Superbike champion, following an enthralling opening big bike encounter at Frohburger Dreieck.

Needing to just finish behind main championship challenger Marek Cerveny, the ex Moto GP racer finished the race in third, but second in class, as event wildcard/newcomer Derek Sheils secured an excellent second place finish behind race winner Wepol/Safemetal Racing’s Cerveny.

Photo’s by Robby Repsol

Although he will have to settle for finishing second in this years IRRC Superbike series, it’s still been an accomplished maiden full season campaign within the premier class for the Czech roads great.

Looking back on this morning’s close fought ten lap race, Johan Fredriks dipped under the 1 minute 35 second mark in finishing fourth in front of Didier Grams.

Whilst Markka Racing’s Erno Kostamo sixth and Lukas Maurer seventh, both enjoyed productive races, finishing ahead of the likes of Petr Biciste, Danny Webb and Kamil Holan who finalised the top ten finishers.

IRRC Frohburg – Superbike Race 1 Results:

1 Marek Cerveny
2 Derek Sheils
3 Sebastien Le Grelle
4 Johan Fredriks
5 Didier Grams
6 Erno Kostamo
7 Lukas Maurer
8 Petr Biciste
9 Danny Webb
10 Kamil Holan
11 Juha Kallio
12 Pavel Tomecek
13 Tomas Borovka
14 Nadieh Schoots
15 Udo Reichmann
16 Nico Muller
17 John Pilloud
18 Ales Nechvatal
19 David Datzer
20 Marcel Zuurbier
21 Josef Luksik
22 Timo Schonhals
23 Hanno Brandenburger
24 Herve Somson
25 Dirk Kaletsch
26 Yann Galli
27 Jean Pierre Polet
28 Paul Manx
29 Vassilios Takos
30 Foti Psomadakis
31 Yannik Jacops
32 Jirka Petrla
33 Rob Van Eijs
34 Petr Biciste

Words by Stevie Rial