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
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
The 2018 MXGP of Trentino has concluded at the spectacular Pietramurata circuit! Over 30,000 enthusiastic Italian motocross fans witnessed the best riders of the world championship fighting for the top step of the Trentino podium. Taking emphatic victories were the pair of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing riders, Jeffrey Herlings
Ben Watson and Conrad Mewse took fabtastic fourth and fifth place fifnishes in the MX2 qualfying race for the Trentino GP, with fellow Briton Adam Sterry a fine seventh. The race was won by Jorge Prado from Thomas Kjer Olsen and Thomas Covington. World champ Pauls Jonass, who has won
The inaugural Ottobiano MXGP round was notoriously tough. Additional sand added to the track before the Grand Prix and extreme heat made the Lombardian race a true test for man and machine. Ken De Dycker was the highest scoring 24MX Honda rider collecting six world Championship points.
Saturday’s qualifying race, also
It's the clash we've all been waiting for as MX2 champ Jeffrey Herlings squared up to eight-times world champ Tony Cairoli on the sand at Ottobiani in Italy. Check out these cool videos of their clashes from the weekend. Photo Ray Archer/ KTM Images.
EMX250 race 1 was a dominant performance by Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team's Morgan Lesiardo, only the second race win of the season in which he leads points in. Honda Redmoto’s Mathys Boisrame ran 2nd 13 of 15 laps before the scorching heat took the rider out of the race.
Check out the highlights of the MXGP and MX2 races from Ottobiano in Italy.
Briton Max Anstie may have started the MXGP of Ottobiano by slamming into the start gate in moto one but ended the day on the MXGP podium for the very first time, behind sand masters - overall winner Tony Cairoli and second placed Jeffrey Herlings.
In the sand of the all-new
Suzuki's Jeremy Seewer edged two points closer to the world championship lead with an overall win in the MX2 class in the scorching Italian GP at Ottobiano. The Swiss ace romped to an easy win in the opener, as red plate holder Pauls Jonass struggled with a bad start and