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
After the epic season opening race in Patagonia Argentina the MXGP and MX2 riders are ready to take on the first European stop of the season. For several contenders this will be there first race as both MXGP and MX2 have 40 riders entered. The dark sand of Valkenswaard will also host the first
Briton Mel Pocock was robbed of a potential podium place when he crashed with just a handful of laps remaining in Sunday's EMX250 race. He was seventh in the race but that would have been good enough for third overall. Mickey Eccles took a stunning fourth in that moto, proving
KTM factory ace Pauls Jonass took over where Jeffrey Herlings left off with a stunning double win in the sand of Valkenswaard in Holland.
With a coupe of fast starts, he soon took to the front in both races and was unchallenged as he took the maximum 50 points haul for
Check out the action and crashes in the MX2 and MXGP qualifying races from Valkenswaard today!