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Road Racer’s Adventures: Benelux Trophy, Assen

The final round of the 2020 Benelux Trophy series at the acclaimed, world famous Assen circuit featured a selection of Belgium, Netherlands top roads talents including Performance Racing Achterhoek’s Jorn Hamberg, Virgil Amber Bloemhard and Ilja Caljouw.

Up coming roads exponent Hamberg was in good fettle with his YZF R6 Yamaha steed, on route to taking 2nd in terms of Supersport competitors within the second 14 lap combined 600/1000cc encounter.

Photo by Henk Teerink

More experienced team mates Caljouw and Amber Bloemhard, additionally showcased solid, consistent form with Dymokury Superbike race runner-up Amber Bloemhard in particular impressing in the second 600/1000cc race, finishing sixth ahead of esteemed racers such as Denny Lannoo and Marcel Zuurbier.

Series Champions wise, there was a pure road racing element to the Superbike class Champion, as Circuit De Chimay front runner Yan Ancia secured the premier class title.

Ancia who took a brace of victories last year at Chimay, commanding Race 1 success at Assen was more than enough for him to retain the Benelux Trophy Superbike title.

Words by Stevie Rial