King Of The Hill 2014
Marcel Teucher, the MX-Point.de rider comes back this year to conquer the Ghioroc hills on a tough track, part of the first Hard Enduro Tournament of this year in Romania.
Following last year’s experience, Marcel would not give up, even though luck was not on his side for the debut edition (2013). “Ghioroc was my first contact with hard-enduro racing. I’ve learned a lot especially since KotH is aiming to become even more of an extreme tournament.”
Marcel recounted for us how a single fall during the first day’s track pushed him out of the contest. “After several long climbs and downhills, the track goes into an almost impossible descent. Here’s where I realized that I’ve underestimated the difficulty of the track. Unfortunately, the gas tank cap accidentally opened and my boot filled with gasoline, giving me serious skin burns.”
The MX-Point.de rider is readier than ever for the second edition KotH 2014. Here’s why: in Germany, Holger Dettman – another rider that participated in last year’s KotH at Arad and a dear friend of ours organized for the first time the Endurocross race at Vellahn. The superenduro elite, Knight, Bolton, Letti, Nemeth, all footed the starting line up and have made Marcel’s experience unique, in which he got to measure up to the legends of this sport. “Endurocross is one of the toughest and hardest ways to ride an enduro bike” explains Marcel. “After the race at Vellahn I’ve decided to take a break and build my energy for the 2014 season. After being forced by the flu into a 3-week break I’ve decided to get back on the bike.”
Afterwards, Marcel Teucher had been training for another endurocross event in Lodz… yes, Lodz on Atlas-Arena, part of the Super Enduro World Championship where he managed to qualify into the final! “The atmosphere in Poland is unbelievable. I’ve never thought I’ll find myself in the final round alongside the best riders in the world, but after the last qualifying round my dream came true! In the final, 10,000 enduro fans were cheering so hard, their noise was covering the engine roars… Final starting lineup side-by-side: Walker, Knight, Blazusiak and myself. I was so thrilled and excited that I managed to run the circuit with the Pros.”
Marcel says he is anxiously waiting for 2014 King of the Hill and hopes for a Top 10 finish at the end of the tournament. Don’t forget, almost 200 riders have already joined and the signing up process closes at 250 participants. To sign up, go to: http://www.heca.ro/inscrieri
King Of The Hill 2014
250 places available for second edition of King Of The Hill 2014
Hard Enduro Club Arad is ready to host the second edition of King Of The Hill 2014 Hard Enduro Tournament in April, 4th-6th 2014.
This year the Prologue will be in Arad City also transmitted live on Youtube and National Television, so a good way to show for a larger crowd what's happening in the woods, also a good way to reward our sponsors and riders sponsors. The Prologue will be also like last year, accesible for HOBBY class and rewarded with prizes for both Classes as follow:
Knights (PRO); 1st place 500 Euro; 2nd place 300 Euro; 3rd place 200 Euro.
The prizes this year for the overall race will be:
Knights (PRO); 1st place 1000 Euro; 2nd place 700 Euro; 3rd place 500 Euro.
Entry fee is 100 Euro if you pay in our bank account until 28 February. After 28 February, the fee will be 120 Euro. Online registrations will be closed on 1 April 2014, and after that you can register only at the basecamp.
About the track, for the PRO class will be some new sections and for the HOBBY class a little softer than last year especialy for day 1 in the woods. Also the gas will be provided by HECA, to avoid the trouble from last year. Riders will have the responsibility to have gas for Prologue and the Gas Tank full every morning at the start.
So, the registrations are open! Hurry up, only 250 places available this year! Register online on Hard Enduro Club Arad site HECA.ro: http://goo.gl/kj0fnR.
Foto © Marek Vincik
Thanks, Paul Mos
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