Dave Versluis in the top ten in the ADAC in Jauer

Dave Versluis from Assendelft finished inside of the top ten at the penultimate round of the ADAC Youngster Cup in Jauer, Germany. In the first moto he took a not so good start but came back strong and finished the moto in eight position. In the second moto he lost a lot of time in the first corner and had to come back from the back of the pack. Dave gave everything he had and charged all the way back to twelfth position. With these results he finished in tenth position overall.

Dave was well prepared for the race in Jauer but unfortunately he got a cold on Friday so he didnít felt well when he started the free practice session on Saturday. He took his time to get used to the track. After several laps he picked up the pace and in lap 7 he set his fastest time which was good for the seventh fastest time in the group. Dave wasnít completely satisfied about his riding so he wanted to do a little better in the time practice session.

In time practice his riding went better and he managed to set the twelfth fastest time. Dave wasnít completely satisfied but his riding went better this time. He had a good feeling on the track and was looking forward to the race on Sunday.

Dave used the warm up on Sunday morning to become warm and was pushing in every lap. His riding went really well and he managed to set the thirteenth fastest time. This gave him a good feeling going into the first moto.

In the first moto Dave didnít took a good start but in the first corner he managed to pass several riders and after a good first lap he came by start/finish in twelfth position. His riding went really well and his lap times were good. Dave was closing in on a group of riders in front of him. In the closing stages of the race he managed to pass these riders and finished the moto in eight position.

In the second moto he collided with another rider going into the first turn and almost crashed. This cost him a lot of time and had to come back from the back of the pack. Dave started a charge and passed many riders during the race. With still ten minutes to go he was riding behind a rider which he couldnít pass. It took him till the penultimate lap to take over this position and set his fastest lap time of the race in the final lap. He finally crossed the finish line in twelfth position.

Overall he finished in tenth position. This Sunday Dave will participate in the final round of the Dutch Open Championship Series in Lichtenvoorde.

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