Niels Bensink and Drew Mechielsen win the Dutch qualifier for the Red Bull UCI Pump Track World Championships. Boyfriend and girlfriend will qualify for World Final in 2021 together. On the track of Velosolutions at Wielerexperience in Roosendaal, about 100 men and women competed for the Dutch title Red Bull Pump Track on Saturday. A pump track is a track that most resembles a BMX track. The track is undulating and with many curves. By applying the right technique and properly shifting your body weight, you don't or hardly have to pedal to move forward.
In the men's group, the four best riders were two Dutch and two French. BMX World Champion Twan van Gendt eventually finished fourth. Niels Bensink took the win.
With multiple heats taking place around the globe this year, the Red Bull Pump Track World Championships 2019 kicked off in Bern, Switzerland last month. Winners from each heat were invited to the Velosolutions pump track in Bern to put their skills to the clock and battle it out for the UCI rainbow jersey.
The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship goes into the second year! Qualifiers are going to take place all around the world with more than 20 events in Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Oceania, and Africa. Registration is now open to everyone. Velosolutions teamed up with Red Bull and launched the pump track world championship in 2018. David Graf and Christa von Niederhäusern, both from Switzerland, were crowned as World Champions at the big final in the pouring rain at the Jones Center in Springdale, Arkansas, USA.
In February 2019, the championship goes into the second year with the first qualifier taking place in
The world's best 67 riders from BMX and MTB took to the Velosolutions Pump Track at the Jones Center, Arkansas, to battle it out for the first ever Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Title. Despite the rain, thousands of spectators lined the track as the riders progressed from timed qualifying to battle it out side by side in the knock out heats. Early favourites in the men’s field, Tommy Zula and Adrien Loron would have to settle for top 16 positions but the women’s field would be dominated from start to finish. The 2018 Red Bull Pump Track World Championship title would be claimed by the Swiss the contingent of David Graf and Christa Von Niederhausern.
One year after the opening of the Stevie Smith Memorial Park, the Red Bull Pump Track Word Championship hosted the 2018 Canadian qualifier in front of an incredible crowed and an all star line up of athletes. With over 500 spectators lining the track, riders put on an incredible show of speed and skill in effort to secure their place at the world final.
Top 4 men 1. Ben Leslie - Canada 2. Dillon Butcher - Canada
The Red Bull Pump Track World Championship Heads to the Small Thai Town of Aranyaprathet. With 11 qualifier races in the history books, it was the turn of Thailand to lay their cards on the table and see who had what it takes to make the World Final in Arkansas. With 4 men and 4 women set to qualify, it was all to play for in Aranyaprathet. Over 70 riders from across Thailand and as far reaching as Brazil and Malaysia came to battle it out in the harsh Thai heat. With the chance to represent Thailand at the World Final in October at the Jones Centre, Arkansas, the local riders were out in force.
In the men’s category the head to head racing came down to the wire as the knock out heats put the