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Christoph Sandman wins penultimate World Cup round
23 March 2002

The penultimate round of this season's Driving World Cup series took place at the huge Stichting Internationaal Concours Hippique Indoor Brabant at 's-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands on Saturday 23 March 2002. German driver Christoph Sandman won the previous day's warm-up round and was therefore last to go in the main competition, which he won with a wonderfully driven clear round.

Although four seconds faster on time, IJsbrand Chardon from the Netherlands came second after having a cone down. Belgium?s Gert Schrijvers performed well with his black team of Arab/Friesian horses and ended in third place.

The final results at 's-Hertogenbosch were:

1st  Christoph Sandman (GER) 121.67 seconds
2nd IJsbrand Chardon (NED) 122.75
3rd Gert Schrijvers (BEL) 132.35
4th Ludwig Weinmayr (GER) 134.05
5th Tomas Eriksson (SWE) 141.76
6th Koos De Ronde (NED) 185.10

With one more World Cup round to go, American driver Chester Weber and Germany?s Michael Freund are in the lead in the points standings, although Weber has already driven all four of his rounds and Freund has one more to go. to see the latest points standings in the World Cup series.

The final round of the Driving World Cup series will take place at G?eborg in Sweden on 6th April. All information about World Cup Driving can be found at: www.worldcupdriving.com