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Martin Choi created unprecedented feat and finished almost alone 24 Hours of Le Mans


Bulgarian pilot of BMW Motorrad CSEU Martin Choi created a real feat during the race "24 Hours of Le Mans" and meet Team goal after seeing the checkered flag on Sunday afternoon, although the causes of pain medication. Rest single driver for BMW for nearly 15 hours, the Bulgarian drained his strength up, but brought the bike to the finish line. The race started in the worst possible way for BMW Motorrad CSEU, after Slovenian Janez Proshenik fell ill after the launch, injured and the load was transferred entirely on Choi and Roland Resch. The Austrian, however exhausted physical forces, leaving the Bulgarians alone on the track after midnight. Choi gave everything and spent the race to the end, resting only once a long time - between 4:30 and 7:30 on Sunday morning local time.

Proshenik fell on the asphalt about 40 minutes after the start of the race and broke his hip bone, which sent BMW Motorrad CSEU the last 57th place in the ranking. The bike still, however, was taken for an extended repair in the garage of the BMW and Czech mechanics did great to get it back on track.

Exchanging their positions in about an hour, Choi and Resch managed to keep a good pace, but after the fifth hour ahead of the first superbike team Mongore 13 endurance. Once the road was a little more open, BMW Motorrad CSEU overtook five motor in class superstok after the eighth hour already occupied 50th place. It then dropped the second team of BMW Motorrad - Penz13.com, who won Friday's qualifications legendary French track. Choi, now left alone in his team reached 44th place after 13 hours, but then started to operate in full force The team plan and Bulgarians drove just over 40 laps of exit, after which rested briefly in the garage. Ultimately Choi managed heroically to bring the machine to the finish of the 24 Hours.

BMW Motorrad CSEU, number 52 on the bike, finished the race in 45th place with 618 laps and the winner was the team of SRC Kawasaki with 819. The second team of BMW Motorrad - Penz13.com, were knocked out in the early hours of Sunday and stayed with only 229 laps. In other races - the championships in Bulgaria, Europe and the Balkans, Martin compete for the EKO Racing BMW Motorrad Bulgarian Team. His subsequent participation in world championship endurance is even 10 and 11 June at the 12 Hours of Portimao, which will be broadcast directly live on Eurosport.

Source: sportal.bg