From the "ADAC Stiftung Sport" to get young athletes in the German Motorsport promotion and support. Among the few elect Valentin Kees.
Schwab down The four – time formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel, Motocross Champion Ken Roczen, DTM winner René Rast and the promoted weilheimer motocross rider Max Nagl: they were all of the "ADAC Stiftung Sport" hofen -. Since 2019 also Valentin Kees from Schwab low belongs to hofen to the sponsorship of the Foundation. The 15-year-old motocross rider has well-known support from the Region. Because the two-time rally world champion Isolde Holderied from Bad Bayersoien sits on the five member Board of Trustees.
"This is a great Highlight, that's cool, if it's in there," says Valentin Kees. "Valentin, this is a great honor," says the 53-year-old Holderied. "In the external effect, it is Special, because it shows that he is one of the Best." For over 20 years, "ADAC sports Foundation supports" in the whole of Germany talents in motor sport talent in order to pave the way for the professional-existence. Only 29 riders out of a total of nine disciplines are encouraged to 2020 by the Foundation. Valentin Kees is drivers one of the six Moto cross.
Kees has already impressed in the past
Last year, the Schwab low westhofener finished the ADAC MX Junior Cup 85 on the fourth place in the overall ranking. This season, which is exposed due to the Corona-pandemic for the First, up to September, he wanted to go in the 125cc class at the Start, and in addition to the ADAC Junior Cup, the European championship for the ride.
"He has all the requirements," says Holderied. "Besides the Talent, he has the necessary ambition to get to the top of the sport." This is also one of the conditions to be promoted by the Foundation. Who runs his Sport just as a Hobby, you can not count on the support of the Foundation. "In conversations we hear the seriousness of drivers to get out quickly," says the former world rally champion. Who wants to reach the top, had to do another at the rear. Before the young rider but when the Foundation made representations to and complete a Test, you need to be spotted once. This is the Foundation for any discipline specialists who look after talent has. In addition, each of the ADAC is able to report regional club driver, which will then be reviewed.
support in various areas
it managed the talents in the support squad, you can look forward to an extensive support. A maximum of five years, a driver receives support from the Foundation, three years of which he will be supported financially, because in the "Motorsport is very expensive," says Holderied. In addition to the financial aspect of performance diagnostics include, for example, help in the search for sponsors, nutrition tips, mental Training and media training to the services of the non-profit Foundation, which draws its money from donations.
Kees, the starts for the MSC Reichling, receives from the Foundation also support for a training camp at Max Nagl, one of his role models. The Weilheim-based motocross rider who was once promoted itself from the Foundation, has built in Lommel, Belgium a training centre. There, he passes on his Knowledge to selected young drivers. From morning to evening will be trained in the gym and on the racetrack, reported to Kees.
main task in the rally-Sport
For the motocross riders need to be a little fitter than the rally driver, so Isolde Ried hold. She is a member since 2014 to the Board of Trustees. "That to me is very important," she says. "For me, it went that way." Through her volunteer Job at the Foundation, you have the opportunity to help. Their main task is in the rally Sport, the you about for so many years successfully operated. Her interest in Motocross and Valentin Kees, due to the spatial proximity. Because between Kees place of residence, Schwab low-hofen and Bad Bayersoien, where Holderied lives, are just over 20 kilometres away.Updated Date: 01 June 2020, 04:35