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42nd Six Days of Bremen - 6D

Bremen, Germany, January 12-17, 2006

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Day 4 - January 15


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Images by Paul J. Wright/www.pjwphotos.co.uk

  • As the pace hots-up, the line strings out as riders sort themselves out before the rush for points starts on the fourth day of the Bremen Six-Day.
  • Much to the delight of the crowd, Erik Zabel outsprints Andreas Beikirch in the Aladin sponsored sprint event on the fourth day of the Bremen Six-Day.
  • Erik Zabel and Marco Villa acknowledge the applause of the crowds as they are presented with their winners bouquets. Legendary Six-Day start Patrick Sercu (now race director) is on the left of the photo.
  • Erik Zabel and Andreas Kappes chat in their trackside cabin shortly before coming onto the track to continue their search for points.


Standings after night 4

1 Guido Fulst/Leif Lampater (Ger)                 270 pts
2 Erik Zabel (Ger)/Marco Villa (Ita)              254
3 Andreas Beikirch/Robert Bartko (Ger)            251
4 Robert Slippens/Danny Stam (Ned)                250
5 Matthew Gilmore/Iljo Keisse (Bel)               248

1 lap behind

6 Andreas Kappes (Ger)/Franco Marvulli (Swi)      298

5 laps behind

7 Jimmi Madsen/Marc Hester (Den)                  106

10 laps behind

8 Robert Bengsch (Ger)/Alexander Aeschbach (Swi)  183

11 laps behind

9 Erik Weispfennig/Andreas Müller (Ger)           116

12 laps behind

10 Christian Grasmann/Lars Teutenberg (Ger)       94 
11 Gerd Dörich/Frank Kowatschitsch (Ger)          86