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Assen

(äs`ən), city (1994 pop. 52,268), capital of Drenthe prov., NE Netherlands. It is an industrial, administrative, and agricultural center. The city's principal growth began in 1945.

Assen

a city in the N Netherlands, capital of Drenthe province. Pop.: 62 000 (2003 est.)
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As a result, Parry and Aitken, having accrued similar results in the two Assen races, took home identical tallies for the weekend, ensuring that the margin between them would remain at 121 points heading to the penultimate round next month.
Assen, of Epsom, Surrey, who lost his job as staff supervisor at the home after being charged, was found guilty of common assault and jailed for four months.
Marco Simoncelli, racing under a cloud after being at fault for a collision with Lorenzo at Assen and a crash with Dani Pedrosa at Le Mans, avoided any mishaps this time to claim fifth.
Spies insisted the legendary status of the Assen circuit also made his victory sweeter.
Lorenzo heads the standings by 37 points from Andrea Dovizioso after winning last weekend and was fastest around the flowing Assen circuit, setting a best time of one minute 35.
PRA supports numerous trials across various phases with its bioanalytical lab in Assen, The Netherlands.
Summary: MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi has won his 100th grand prix victory from pole position at the Dutch TT race at Assen.
BAHRAIN'S leading Formula One prospect Hamad Al Fardan suffered from some very bad luck yesterday, as he was classified 21st in the second race of round five in the German Formula Three Championship, held at the Netherlands' TT Circuit Assen.
Australia's Stoner, runaway winner in Britain last Sunday, was in a race of his own at Assen as he powered his Ducati from pole position to his second victory in six days and third of the season.
MOTORCYCLING: Reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner took his third pole position in a row with a stunning late lap at Assen.
CRAIG JONES reckons he's got a good chance of grabbing a maiden victory in this year's World Supersport Championship after claiming third place on the front row for today's fourth title round at Assen.
The Fiat Yamaha rider started the race at Assen from 1 lth on the grid but blasted his way through the pack before snatching a dramatic win from Stoner's Ducati Marlboro machine.