Fred Guerin seriously injured

French Supermoto rider Fred Guerin crashed hard at the Dutch Supercross Zuidbroek last weekend. He seriously hurt his back and is paralyzed.

After a succesful test at the Super-Cross Dortmund this january the team of Johannes-Bikes decided to race the complete ADAC SX Cup this winter. Rider was again 20 year old Fred Guerin, a friend of SuperMoto teamrider Jan Deitenbach.

At the first heats in the Netherlands Guerin had a few small problems, but the team spirit was perfect. In the first lap of the last chance race on sunday Fred was in fourth place, when he was involved in a crash at a small jump. He fell so unfortunately on the next jump, that he immediately stayed on the ground. The perfect working ambulance recognized immediately that it was a very serious injury.

In the hospital at Groningen the shocking diagnosis where several broken vertebras and paralyzed legs.

Daniel Johannes: „We are completely shocked. As usual in our team, also the step into SX Racing was build on friendship and a familiar spirit. We can’t go back to normal. We wish Fred and his family, who stays with him in the Netherlands, all the power they need.“

GP of Belgium and Superbiker Mettet together in 2014

On the occasion of Superbikers hosted in Mettet during the 13rd October week-end, Youthstream Events General Manager Mr Danilo Boccadolce and Mettet Autodrome Vice President Mr FreddyTacheny, announced a very important cooperation from the next season that will see the Belgium Supermoto Grand Prix organized inside of the historical event at Mettet Circuit, a big show and a formula that will open new reference points for the discipline.

Danilo Boccadolce declared “ the two events together will represent a special event for the Supermoto and I’d like to thank Mr. Tacheny, who has given us his confidence”.

Maik Voorwinden retires from Supermoto after Mettet

Maik Voorwinden of Team Voorwinden has ridden his last supermoto race of his career at the superbiker in Mettet. Maik did a great job in qualifying and managed to qualify himself for the main event easily. Unfortunately he crashed in the first lap of the main event and lost a lot of time. Maik jumped back on his bike but unfortunately he crashed another time and decided to retire from the race.

We wish the 2012 Dutch Champion good luck in his future endeavours.

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