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Tough day out for the Aussies at GP of Patagonia


Posted: Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 : 7:50 AM - - 4,690 Reads




The Australian contigent didn't have much luck at the third round of the FIM World Motocross Championship in Argentina for the GP of Patagonia with all three having a hard time coming to terms with the rough Neuquen circuit.

Hunter Lawrence unfortunately didn’t have his best weekend with the Suzuki World MX2 rider struggling to stay consistent on the track, ending up 18th overall (13-18) despite showing good speed all weekend.

Lawrence feels he has work to do after a disappointing outing. Once again speed wasn’t the problem, it was just a few mistakes in each race that left the him unhappy with the weekend.

"First race wasn’t the best start but I made some passes, then I crashed, made some more passes and then crashed again, ending up 13th," Lawrence explained. "Then pretty much the same story in race two. I think my riding speed was good this weekend, but obviously I have things to work on. I need to go back to the drawing board and come back at Mexico hopefully a bit better.”

Caleb Ward, who has been struggling with injury, sat out the two races after a heavy crash in the MX2 qualifying race.

"MXGP of Argentina wasn't great for me... hit a massive kicker on the takeoff of this jump in the qualifying race and nose dived really badly and was going to land head first so hit the eject button and jumped over the bars pretty damn scary!" Ward explained on Instagram.

"I managed to walk away from it but and rode warmup this morning but decided not to race because I couldn't hold onto the bike properly and was very risky with the track being so fast and quite rough. Sorry to let everyone down but I'll do what I can to be back as strong as possible."

I-FLY JK Yamaha UK's Jay Wilson finished (21-22) for 24th.

A crash in the qualification race left Wilson pretty-much last on the gate, from where a good start was always going to be tough and while he dipped in and out of the top 20 in both motos he couldn't break into the points.

Wilson now heads back to Australia to see his new-born daughter and for a short rest.

Main Photo: Hunter Lawrence


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