On September 15 & 16, Maxiscoot and Scooter-Attack opened the gates of Bitburg Airbase to resurrect and celebrate Scooter Weekend 2018.
The program was chock-full of fun and action, and so many pilots from all across Europe showed up to test their machines to the 150 meter drag strip and the 765 meter circuit track.
Here a short report, the rankings and of course great photos!
150 meter in crazy 5.19 seconds
On Saturday, the pilot cum mechanic teams fine-tuned their engines one last time before heading off to the track or tracks to take their bikes to the limit. Congratulations to the Mission Drag Race Team who drove the an incredible record time this weekend – 150 metres in 5.19 seconds, on a MXS Racing twin cylinder engine.
First time on the + 700m track
The pilots and their scooters, mopeds, supermotos and what have you had the opportunity to test the new 765 meter long track for the first time; the two straights plus corners and chicanes turned out to be demanding and, eve more important, fun.
30 hp and beyond – wow!
Everone with an interest in engine performance had the chance to get the power of their two-wheeler measured at the free test bench, there all kinds of set-ups – Polini, Malossi, Stage6 or 2Fast. Riders could also use it to readjust settings before going full throttle on the track. We measured more than 30 hp on some vehicles, that’s honestly quite awesome.
Chrome, paint and power galore
The custom show attracted the custom crowd – elaborate paintwork, sparkling chrome and lots of other gimmicks. In addition, visitors had the chance to admire some stunning prototypes tuned to the hilt such as drag bikes with one, two and even three cylinders.
At the Scooter-Attack stand people could buy stickers, accessories and stylish clothing, the team also presented the prototypes of the new R/T 70 and R/T 100 cylinders.
In addition to the regular sales stand, there was a flea market and several auctions where visitors and riders could buy parts at bargain prices. Top tuning at low prices, what’s not to like?
The streets are burning
The Burnout Contest allowed all fans of burnt rubber to get a whiff, they quickly put on the old tires and let the party begin. It is quite a sight to watch them burst!
On Sunday towards the end of the event everyone gathered in front of the stage to watch the awards ceremony. There were lots of prizes, and you could clearly see what a great sporting spirit prevailed – everyone congratulated each other, no envy, no hatred, that’s the way it should be!
We would likt to say thank you to all riders and all visitors. We hope that the tuners among you will continue to work on their engines to treat the 50cc tuning community to even more powerful and fast machines. Now it’s time for the results of the official races and the photos!
|1||1||Phillip RUNDE,||0 sec||5.75 sec||0.075 sec||5.675 sec|
|2||15||Marcel DAHLBECK,||0 sec||5.874 sec||0.169 sec||5.705 sec|
|3||40||Kevin RICK,||0 sec||6.431 sec||0.213 sec||6.219 sec|
|4||22||Milko IPPEN,||0 sec||7.225 sec||0.255 sec||6.97 sec|
|5||23||Kevin DARO,||0 sec||7.441 sec||0.025 sec||7.416 sec|
|6||10||Anna RÖDINGER,||0 sec||7.84 sec||0.009 sec||7.831 sec|
|7||28||Nico GEIS,||0 sec||8.054 sec||0.145 sec||7.909 sec|
|1||14||Drewes BJÖRN,||0 sec||9.158 sec||0.047 sec||9.11 sec|
|2||27||Christian LÜTTJOHANN,||0 sec||9.322 sec||0.252 sec||9.07 sec|
|3||18||Angela STRÖER,||0 sec||10.029 sec||0.511 sec||9.518 sec|
|1||9||Dennis KREFT,||0 sec||6.258 sec||0.008 sec||6.25 sec|
|2||2||Philipp RUNDE,||0 sec||6.479 sec||0.054 sec||6.426 sec|
|3||6||Robert WAGENAAR,||0 sec||6.505 sec||0.053 sec||6.452 sec|
|4||38||Marco VAN ENGELE,||0 sec||6.556 sec||0.006 sec||6.55 sec|
|5||30||Manuel HARSCH,||0 sec||6.781 sec||0.162 sec||6.619 sec|
|6||43||Michael GÖRGES,||0 sec||6.994 sec||0.293 sec||6.701 sec|
|1||8||Dennis KREFT,||0 sec||6.222 sec||0.002 sec||6.22 sec|
|2||35||Michael GÖRGES,||0 sec||6.639 sec||0.21 sec||6.429 sec|
|3||29||Manuel HARSCH,||0 sec||7.164 sec||0.014 sec||7.15 sec|
|4||19||Jeannin CAMILLE,||0 sec||8.025 sec||0.057 sec||7.967 sec|
|1||7||Dennis Kreft,||0 sec||5.699 sec||0.065 sec||5.634 sec|
|2||24||Pinault ROBIN,||0 sec||6.003 sec||0.015 sec||5.987 sec|
|3||16||Marius WIERSBITZKI,||0 sec||6.069 sec||0.138 sec||5.93 sec|
|4||11||Jeremy DEBRITO, 2MCK||0 sec||6.179 sec||0.105 sec||6.074 sec|
|5||42||Marvin FRIES,||0 sec||6.208 sec||0.108 sec||6.1 sec|
|6||41||Normen NEUFANG,||0 sec||6.375 sec||0.182 sec||6.194 sec|
|7||20||Divanis CHRIS, TEAM Hooligans||0 sec||6.407 sec||0.025 sec||6.382 sec|
|8||13||Florian MATTEACCI, TGC||0 sec||6.571 sec||0.153 sec||6.419 sec|
|1||3||Philipp RUNDE,||0 sec||5.233 sec||0.033 sec||5.199 sec|
|2||39||Marco VAN ENGELE,||0 sec||5.423 sec||0.041 sec||5.382 sec|
|3||12||Matthieu DURANT, 2MCK||0 sec||6.289 sec||0.138 sec||6.151 sec|
|4||21||Renard ANDY,||0 sec||6.366 sec||0.003 sec||6.363 sec|
|5||32||Spiegel KEVIN,||0 sec||8.039 sec||0.225 sec||7.814 sec|
We are looking forward to the next meeting at the International Karting Circuit Salbris on 20 and 21 October for the grand finale of the ScooterPower Drag Challenge 2018. So do not schedule anything for that weekend, this will your last chance to go full throttle before the winter break!