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Both Christian Grasmann, riding with Kenny de Ketele, and Jesper Mørkøv, teaming up with Morgan Kneisky, are looking for their first ever Six Days win.









19.01.2016 @ 07:43 Posted by Jesper Ralbjerg

Going into the final evening of the Bremen Six Days, only three teams can realistically nurture any hopes of walking away with the laurels.


Christian Grasmann and Kenny de Ketele look poised to snatch the honours as they enjoy a one lap lead over their nearest rivals Jesper Mørkøv and Morgan Kneisky. Grasmann and de Ketele looked comfortable on the penultimate evening, securing a bonus lap and neutralising all attempt by their rivals to get back on level terms. In Monday’s last Madison, Mørkøv and Kneisky made a valiant attempt to bridge the gap to the leading team but the pace in the peloton was simply too high for the breakaway attempt to bear fruit and Grasmann/de Ketele had little trouble quenching the attempt.


Last year’s winners, Kalz and Rasmussen, need only one point to earn a bonus lap that will see them take the runner-up spot and put them right back in contention. Moran and Havik are too far behind on points and will probably have to settle for fourth place.


General classification after day 5:

1 Christian Grasmann (Germany) - Kenny de Ketele (Belgium) 217


At 1 lap

2 Jesper Mørkøv (Denmark) - Morgan Kneisky (France) 264


At 2 laps

3 Alex Rasmussen (Denmark) - Marcel Kalz (Germany) 299

4 Sebastian Mora (Spain) - Yoeri Havik (Holland) 226


At 11 laps

5 Wim Stroetinga (Holland) - Andreas Müller (Austria) 117


At 18 laps

6 Nico Heßlich (Germany) - David Muntaner (Spain) 217


At 22 laps

7 Achim Burkart (Germany) - Melvin van Zijl (Holland) 118


At 25 laps

8 Sebastian Wotschke (Germany) - Jan Freuler (Switzerland) 137

9 Hans Pirius (Germany) - Andreas Graf (Austria) 84


 At 30 laps

10 Moreno de Pauw (Belgium) - Lucas Liß (Germany) 134


At 32 laps

11 Martin Blaha - Jan Kraus (Czech Republic) 60


At 46 laps

12 Marcel Barth (Germany) - Alois Kankovsky (Czech Republic) 46



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