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Thomas Covington wins his first GP of the season in Turkey

Covington winst sept 2018  After Thomas Covington of Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing came close to
  winning several times this year, it was finally time this weekend during the eighteenth race
  for the X2 World Championship in Turkey to take over first place. Covington took the day
  victory and secured his eighth podium place this season. In addition to the success of
  Covington, Thomas Kjer Olsen was also allowed to climb the podium with a third place.

  The Afyon circuit was fast and Covington felt at home. He was certainly a driver to be taken
  into account. In the first moto, he took the lead and managed to win the game. Also in the
  second moto he sent his Husqvarna FC250 as a leader through the first corner. He led the
  game until he fell in the final phase. Fortunately, the damage was not too bad and he was
  still able to cross the finish line in third place, which was enough for the final victory.


covington afyon sept 2018
 
Two consistent results made Thomas Kjer Olsen reach his eighth podium place this season. Olsen finished fifth in the
first moto but came back stronger in the second moto. He finished second and secured himself a third place in the day
standings. He also managed to strengthen his third place in the interim results with these wins.


Date: 10-09-2018

Turkish Delight for Wilvo Yamaha MXGP


A three-week stretch in the FIM Motocross World Championship ended yesterday, as round eighteen concluded at the all-new circuit of Afyon in Turkey. Jeremy Seewer and Shaun Simpson were unsure what to expect from the round, seeing as it was a new stop, but it ended up being kind to both riders.

wilvo turkey sept 2018
Jeremy Seewer qualified seventh in the heat on Saturday, which gave him a respectable gate pick on a start that massively favoured the inside. Seewer did not take full advantage of that position on the line in moto one though, as he completed the first lap in eighth, but was quick to make progress on a track that did not exactly make that easy. Seventh was acquired a little over halfway into the moto and then he maintained that position until the chequered flag waved. It was a strong ride and one that he was eager to build on in the second moto later in the day.

A much better start in moto two left Jeremy Seewer in fifth at the end of lap one. Seewer set his sights on the rider in fourth immediately and was hungry for more but could not quite make a pass stick in the thirty-minute moto. Finishing fifth still made the Turkish event one of his most successful outings of the current term, as the thirty points that were gained on the day helped him secure sixth overall in the premier class. There were many positives to take from the eighteenth fixture! Seewer still runs eighth in the standings as well.

Shaun Simpson also had one of his strongest rides of the season, much to the delight of those beneath the Wilvo Yamaha MXGP awning, as he ended ninth and eighth in the two motos. The consistent finishes were acquired after charging forwards in each moto and eventually left him in ninth in the overall classification. The result strengthened his charge in the championship standings as well, as a position inside of the top fifteen is now within reach with two rounds remaining.

The Wilvo Yamaha MXGP crew will now take advantage of a well-earned break before heading to Assen in The Netherlands for the penultimate round of the FIM Motocross World Championship.
Date: 07-09-2018

Spektakelweekend 2018 bij Hans van Wijk Motoren in Zoetermeer

Kom dit jaar weer naar het Spektakelweekend bij Hans van Wijk Motoren op zondag 9 september: het grootste motorweekend van Nederland vol met motoren, de nieuwste kledingcollecties, Biker Bull Riding, gezellige muziek, smakelijke horeca, de Custom Motorcycle Contest, onze befaamde pitstraat met een snelservice voor jouw motor en dit jaar een groot scherm voor de LIVE MotoGP van San Marino!

spektakelweekend zoetermeer 2018

SuperSpektakelDeals
Korting op diverse kleding, helmen en accesoires en op heel veel demo-motoren.
Ontvang bij aankoop van een motor op deze dag €150,- tegoedbon bij aflevering.
 
Deze experts staan paraat
Wij hebben ook dit jaar weer onze pitcrew klaar staan voor jouw motor! Onze pitstraat staat bekend om zijn snelservice, onderhoud, advies en controle door experts zoals Dunlop, Bridgestone, Michelin en HK-Suspension. Die nieuwe banden kunnen dus direct gebalanceerd en  gemonteerd worden.

Naast onze pitcrew zijn er ook experts aanwezig van diverse andere merken. Zo kun je exclusieve onderdelen vinden bij Barracuda, advies krijgen over Optimate en jouw accu en je laten adviseren door Putoline voor smeermiddelen en onderhoud! Ook experts van kleding en  accessoires mogen natuurlijk niet ontbreken.

Is er ook nog wat te beleven?
Zeker weten! Durf jij het Held Airbagvest te testen op onze dolle motor? Doe dan mee met Held Biker Bull Riding en wie weet val je zelfs nog in prijzen! Lukt dat niet kun je altijd nog meedoen met onze Decibel contest of stem gewoon op één van de tien finalisten van ons Custom Motorcycle Contest 2018.
Zoals elk jaar is onze testbank ook weer van de partij. Test jouw motorvermogen voor maar €10,-!

Moe geworden van alles?
Dan kun je lekker neerploffen op ons horecaplein voor een lekker hapje of drankje! Als je bij ons iets aanschaft ontvang je een friet-krediet. Het friet-krediet kun je vervolgens inleveren op het horecaplein voor een gratis zak friet.

En ben je MotoGP-fan?
Dan hoef je niet te kiezen tussen ons evenement en de MotoGP! Wij zenden namelijk het hele weekend de kwalificaties en races van de San Marino MotoGP uit op een extra groot scherm! Zo kun je van de MotoGP genieten samen met alle andere MotoGP-fanaten!

Kijk voor meer informatie onze website of check ons officiële Facebookevenment en laat weten of jij erbij bent!

Spektakelweekend 2018 bij Hans van Wijk Motoren
Zaterdag 8 september: 09:00-17:00 uur - Zondag 9 september: 10:00-17:00 uur
Hans van Wijk Motoren BV – Goudstraat 97 2718 RD Zoetermeer
Outlet ‘De Overkant’ – Goudstraat 50 2718 RC Zoetermeer (overkant van de straat)

Date: 03-09-2018

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