Taking place last weekend at the same time as the beginning of TT race week, the Slovakian Kopcany Road Races made a prominent return to the real roads calendar.
Attracting a diverse, wide ranging entry, household Czech road racing names competing included twice IRRC Supersport Champion Marek Cerveny.
Illustrating as his proven qualities, Cerveny went onto claim a dominant Supersport race success, taking the victory spoils by seven seconds over top chaser David Hanzalik.
Slovakia’s Hanzalik also graced the podium in the showpiece Superbike race, that was won by rising Czech roads talent Karel Pesek.
Petr Plichta the 400 Supersport/Supermono combined race winner claimed second whilst long-term TT stalwart Toni Rechberger, recorded a creditable seventh place finish.
Additional race victors on Sunday alongside the likes of Cerveny, Pesek, Plichta included:
Genial German racer Chris Meyer (175cc Classics), Jan Markalous (Super Twins), Marek Nemecek (Supermono), Boris Korcak (Classic 500) and respective 125 Grand Prix, 125 Sport Production winners Patrik Kolar and Marcel Hrubos.
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou