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
Shaun Simpson's year goes from bad to worse as his MXGP race comeback lasted just one corner at Ottobiano in Italy when he went down in this first turn pile-up.
The former British champion was making his comeback from a broken hand but is now reported to have broken his arm
Brits ruled the EMX300 race at Ottobiano in Italy as GL12's James Dunn took his first race win of the series from Brad Anderson, who extended his series lead to ten points over Dutchman Mike Kras who was third.
The trio ended up at the sharp end of the pack after
New HRC signing Anthony Rodriguez takes a lap of the newest GP track, Ottobiani in Italy, today.
Two weeks have passed and MXGP is back to racing at another new circuit! This time around the 11th round of the FIM Motocross World Championship will be held at the Ottobiano International circuit completely renewed for the Fiat Professional Fullback MXGP of Lombardia.
The Circuit of Ottobiano boast a 130,000