Friday, December 26, 2008

Essent Cup 9 Assen Announcement

Tomorrow night is once again another Essent up race which will be held in Assen. The races in Assen are always very tough with many breakaways. Shane Dobbin (DSB Bank) will be starting in the A grade division with his team mates Ingmar Berga, Jan Maarten Heideman and Jeron de Vries. After DSB Bank's race victory with Arjan Smit in Biddinghuizen they will be on a high from the race with good team spirit and hoping for another strong race this weekend.

Don't forget that you can watch the race live via the sbs6 website or the knsb website.
The ladies race is the first event of the evening starting at 18:30 followed by the A grade men at 19:30 and finally the final event of the event is the first division mens marathon starting at 20:45. Dj Nation from New Zealand will be taking the start in the first division marathon.
Keep posted for the results coming online soon!

Prestige Cup 2 Biddinghuizen Results

Written by T Dobbin

It was a successful day for the DSB Bank team in Biddinghuizen with Arjan Smit taking the Prestige Cup's second race victory. With a breakaway of 13 skaters Arjan Smit (DSB Bank) won the sprint finish out of these 13 skaters and crossed the line with his first victory for the season and the teams third. It was a great victory for Arjan and the team!

Results Men
1st Arjan Smit (DSB Bank)
2nd Geert Plender (Safan)
3rd Sandor Stuut (Vlasman)
4th Jan van Loon (Renault)
5th Jan van Oosterom (Goesting)

Ladies Results
1st Danielle Bekkering (Frisia)
2nd Mariska Huisman (Viks)
3rd Maria Sterk (DSB Bank)