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Kenny De Ketele and Jasper De Buyst have taken over the lead from Niki Terpstra and Iljo Keisse after the second day of racing

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04.01.2014 @ 11:00 Posted by Emil Axelgaard

Belgians Kenny De Ketele and Jasper Buyst took the lead from Niki Terpstra and Iljo Keisse in the Rotterdam Six-Day. Despite their rivals’ doublette, they advanced with the 200-lap Madison win in the second night of racing at the Ahoy Arena.


“We took an early lap which gave us the advantage”, said De Ketele. “We were in control for a long time but the double lap by Terpstra and Keisse put us under pressure. Fortunately, we were able to straighten things up with a late attack.”


Four couples
Four couples compete for the overall victory after two days. Terpstra and Keisse count 143 points, Mørkøv and Rasmussen 112 and Mouris and Stroetinga 68. However, they all sit one lap behind De Ketele and De Buyst, who have 151.


Bad change
De Ketele and De Buyst missed an opportunity to take the lead earlier in the night due to a bad hand sling in the super sprint. Their rivals eliminated them halfway in the race. Terpstra and Keisse were already out of the event at that time.
 

Overall standings:

1. Kenny De Ketele/Jasper De Buyst 151 

 

1 lap down

2. Niki Terpstra/Iljo Keisse 143

3. Michael Mørkøv/Alex Rasmussen 112

4. Jens Mouris/Wim Stroetinga 68

 

3 laps down

5. Barry Markus/Leif Lampater 73

 

5 laps down

6. Yoeri Havik/Nick Stöpler 65

 

6 laps down

7. Franco Marvulli/Tristan Marguet 60

8. Robert Bartko/Marcel Kalz 40

 

9 laps down

9. Vivien Brisse/Marc Hester 38

10. Michel Kreder/Wesley Kreder 12

11. Guy East/Daniel Holloway 10

 

10 laps down

12. Melvin Boskamp/Jesper Asselman 22

 

11 laps down

13. Arno van der Zwet/Nolan Hoffman 18

14. Didier Caspers/Melvin van Zijl 0

 

12 laps down

15. Theo Bos/Graeme Brown 28

 

 

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