There were great scenes in the EMX250 race in Spain as Revo Husqvarna's Martin Barr took victory in the second moto, but yesterday's race winner Mel Pocock ended up on the final step of the podium thanks to his win in Redand yesterday.
Six years after he last won the EXM250
Check out the highlights of Mel Pocock's insiprational EMX250 win and how Brad Anderson crashed out of the EMX300 race lead.
Defending champ Brad Anderson led today's first EMX300 race at Redsands in Spain, but crashed and dropped back to sixth place. It allowed his great rival, GL12 KTM's Mike Kras, to take the win and the lead in the championship.
Last week's double winner Greg Smets took fifth place and is
Battling Brit Brad Anderson raged to second overall with a second place finish in today's second moto of the EMX300 two-stroke championship opening round at Valkenswaard in Holland. It was Greg Smets, son of five-times world champ Joel, who won both motos to take the lead in the series. For
Check out the action in the EMX300 and EMX125 first motos from today's Dutch GP at Valkenswaard. Photo by Dick Law
Defending champ Brad Anderson started his EMX300 championship defence in fine style, taking third place - just one spot in front of fellow Brit James Dunn. But it was the Benelux sand specialists of Belgian Greg Smets who won, with former champ, Dutchman Mike Kras in second.
GL12's Kras took the
Reigning champ Brad Anderson finished second to former champ and arch rival Mike Kras in qualifying for the snow-hit Dutch GP EMX300 two-stroke class. The Brit was less than half a second off the Dutchman's pace.
Kras' Gl12 team-mate James Dunn took sixth place with Rob Holyoake 14th and veteran Phil
The 2018 Michelin MX Nationals season adult classes, Clubmen MX2, Expert MX2 and Pro MX2, will allow a two-stroke 250 or 4-stroke 250 in the MX2 class.
There was talk of the ACU following the same rules for the Maxxis British championship but there has been no announcement yet.
If that does happens,
Check out Brad Anderson coolly rolling to the Farleigh Castle start line on his 1989 Honda CR500, using his heel to activate the start device, then pulling a holeshot and lapping the historic track. No music, just the sweet sound of the EMX300 champion on a big-bore smoker!
By Dick Law
British riders occupied the top two steps of the podium at the first day of racing at round seven of the Maxxis world enduro championship at Hawkstone park in Shropshire as Steve Holcombe took a decisive win over Nathan Watson after Watson messed up one of his enduro