Max Anstie took his first podium finish of the year at Ottobiano in Italy and said: “It’s awesome to be back up here on the podium. It has been such a difficult start to the season with things seemingly going from bad to worse. I felt so strong at the beginning
It was a great weekend for the Brits at the 11th round of the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship at the Ottobiano circuit in Italy as Max Anstie took third place overall in the MXGP class and Ben Watson was fifth in MX2. Anstie took third in the opener, after making
The world motocross championship will go to Hong Kong in 2019. The announcement, made just after the qualifying races at today’s Fiat Professional MXGP of Lombardia, was given by Youthstream President Giuseppe Luongo, who was joined by FIM Europe President, Dr. Wolfgang Srb, FIM/CMS Director, Tony Skillington, Moonmoto Hong Kong CEO & organizer of the MXGP
Title hopefuls and Revo Husqvarna team-mates Martin Barr and Mel Pocock lost ground to EMX250 championship leader Mathys Boisrame in the sandy Ottobiano opening race despite both Brits putting in strong rides.
Pocock, who started the race second in the series 13 points behind the Frenchman, set the fastest lap of
Max Anstie rode a strong MXGP qualifying race for fifth place in the heat of Ottobiano in Italy as Tony Cairoli fell, allowing a Yamaha one-two at the top of the podium.
With series leader Jeffrey Herlings recovering from a shoulder injury, everyone expected Cairoli to dominate. But a poor start
After setting second-quickest time in practice, Briton Ben Watson took his Kemea Yamaha to a strong fourth in the hot Italian MX2 GP qualifying heat at Ottobiano.
He had a strong start and stayed close to the leading group as Thomas Covington took the holeshot and led right to the end.
Jeffrey Herlings has apologised to his fans and says he'll be back soon and stronger than ever after crashing and breaking his collarbone in a crash at an open practice session in Holland today.
The world championship leader, who has a 62-point lead over his team-mate Tony Cairoli in the series,
Jeffrey Herlings proved he's a total class act by winning both motos in the French MXGP at St Jean d'Angely, extending his series lead to 62 points over world champ Tony Cairoli was was second overall.
Herlings picked the far outside gate for the first moto, the opposite end of the
Briton Steven Clarke took a strong second place to Frenchman Pierre Goupillion in the muddy EMX250 second moto at St. Jean d'Angeley on Sunday with Brian Moreau third.
Overnight rain changed the circuit into a sketchy rut fest as many of the riders got stuck.
The mud turned the race into a
Ulsterman Martin Barr lost the lead of the EMX250 championship after a crash in the opener saw him stuck in a fence in a crash that also took down last week's race winner Steven Clarke, then Barr was forced to ride from the back of the pack to an eventual