Balázs Németh

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Balázs Németh
Balazs Nemeth 2011 SSP Phillip Island.jpg
Németh in 2011
Nationality Hungarian
Born (1988-06-12) 12 June 1988 (age 26)
Budapest, Hungary
Current team Team Pedercini
Bike number 34

Balázs Németh (born June 12, 1988 in Budapest) is a Hungarian motorcycle racer. He currently races in the FIM Superstock 1000 Championship for Team Pedercini aboard a Kawasaki ZX-10R.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Németh began his career at the age of 6, with minimotos. He raced until 2005 in various categories, and he was multiple Hungarian champion.

Superstock and Supersport[edit]

His debut in the Superstock 600 championship was in 2005. In his second race, in the Hungarian championship, he was in the podium, and in a race in the Hungaroring, he was in the podium, but now in the international championship.

From 2006, Németh competed in the Superstock 1000 category. He spent there three years, and in this time, he achieved two victories and another two podium finishes. His best overall position was 4th. In this year, he was the best young Hungarian motorcycle racer.

In 2008 he competed six races in the Supersport championship, but he cannot score points. His best position was 16th.

250cc[edit]

After Gábor Talmácsi left Balatonring Team because of financial reasons and the scarcity of his second bike, Jorge Martínez wanted another Hungarian motorcycle racer, and signed Németh just before the Italian race.[1][2] He scored his first point in the Czech Grand Prix, he finished in the 14h position. Currently he is 24th overall with 3 points.

Races by year[edit]

Year Category Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pos Pts
2009 250cc Aprilia QAT
JPN
SPA
FRA
ITA
16
CAT
18
NED
INJ
GER
INJ
GBR
Ret
CZE
14
IND
16
SMR
15
POR
16
AUS
16
MAL
11
VAL
13
23rd 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hivatalos! - Németh Balázs indul az Olasz Nagydíjon". motogphirek.hu (in Hungarian). 2009-05-28. Archived from the original on 29 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  2. ^ "Németh Balázs kerül Talmácsi helyére". Blikk (in Hungarian). 2009-05-28. Archived from the original on 27 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-28.