IT was a night of supercharged, adrenaline-filled excitement in Cuevas del Almanzora on Saturday when the municipality hosted the Spanish Supercross Championship.
Some 5,500 dirt-bike racing enthusiasts turned out to watch 48 of the best riders on the national scene roaring round the Rincon de la Bonil circuit.
Portuguese racer, and series leader, Paulo Alberto, took first place on the podium in what was the second challenge of this year’s championship.
Carlos Fernandez Macanas from Murcia was second and Joan Cros was third after winning the Face to Face.
In the KTM Cup for the youngest riders, Spanish-based British rider George Cherry was champ on the night. He was joined on the podium by Eric Rubio and Alex Gabarda.
Cuevas Mayor Antonio Fernandez Liria did the honours of presenting the trophies.
Organised by the Motoclub Bajo Almanzora and supported by Cuevas Council, the event came to a close in spectacular style with an impressive firework display.