Click for more information on Meteor Pistons

Click the Fullnoise Logo to return to the home page
Click here for more info and sales of Meteor Pistons


Motocross News
Jeffrey Herlings Breaks Through For Career First MXGP Round Win

Kjer Olsn races to maiden MX2 round win


Posted: Monday, 8th May, 2017 : 11:10 AM - - 2,775 Reads




The MXGP of Latvia in Kegums will be forever etched into the minds of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings and Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Kjer Olsen as each recorded their first career overall wins in their respective classes.

Meanwhile Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Antonio Cairoli and local hero Pauls Jonass will go to the MXGP of Germany in 2 weeks time holding the Red Plate.


 
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings had a weekend of first, first in Saturday’s Qualifying Race, first in Race 1, and first in Race 2, which when combined gave him his first career overall victory in the premier MXGP class.

Herlings literally could not have had better results, from the fastest in each practice to the last checkered flag he dominated.

“This is the cherry on the cake, I’m very happy being up here! I felt good all weekend and I’m always fast on this track, we’ve won here a couple times now.” Herlings said.

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Antonio Cairoli will leave Latvia with new addition to his KTM, the red plate. Cairoli’s consistent ability to charge toward the front, after not the best of starts, is proving crucial in the competitive MXGP championship. While Cairoli may not have had the weekend he was looking for second overall and the points lead is nothing but impressive. Cairoli in the press conference said, “I’m ok, I’m not satisfied with my result…but it is good for the championship. I would fight for the win every weekend but I am happy with the weekend as a whole.”

Team HRC’s Evgeny Bobryshev returned to the podium this weekend with a 3-4 for 3rd overall in front of several Russian fans who made the trip. Bobryshev has been looking like he has podium speed lately but he has faded in the later stages of racing. He explained in the press conference, “In Valkenswaard I had some health problems and the week before Kegums I was recovering. Overall the result is good, I’m just looking forward to getting my health and physical fitness back.” Bobryshev now looks to the future and continuing to improve during the week off.

Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team’s Clement Desalle had a spectacular Race 1 where he grabbed the FOX Holeshot and he lost out only to the unstoppable #84. Desalle was also passed by Bobryshev in race one but the Belgian showed some fight and returned the favor only one lap later. In race 2 he finished 5th for 4th overall.

Last GP’s winner, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin put together a top 5 finish after placing 7th in both races. Paulin did fall in race 2 but will most likely be disappointed with the result of the weekend.

Team HRC’s Tim Gajser came into the weekend with the points lead and battled from the back of the pack in Race 1 going from 36th up to 14th. In race 2 Gajser was running second before a mistake took him out of the race. The 14th and DNF has taken Gajser out the points lead he has worked so hard to achieve. Gajser was evaluated by medical staff onsite, he is reportedly unscathed and in good spirits.

Suzuki World MXGP’s Arminas Jasikonis has been impressive lately and is noticeably improving. The Lithuanian rider took his first Fox Holeshot in MXGP Race 2 today then he led the first 4 laps. Jasikonis finished a strong 3rd in Race 2 and finished 10th overall.


 
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Kjer Olsen was on a mission this weekend.

Olsen started the GP by winning the Qualifying Race and Race 1 in an impressive display. Race 2 was more of a challenge as Olsen started in 8th place and with Pauls Jonass out front he knew he needed 2nd to claim the overall a feat he accomplished.

“I worked my way up through the pack and I’m pretty happy with my riding, I just stayed consistent all moto. It was so tough out there so I was trying to make no mistakes and ride smooth. I’m so happy with how things turned out. Last year I won here in the European Championship, it is pretty crazy that I win the GP this year.”

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Pauls Jonass grew his points lead once again this weekend. In race one Jonass looked as if he was going to finish 2nd but on the last lap he was passed by the #91 Suzuki. In race 2 the determination of Jonass to win in front of his home fans was evident as he charged throughout. Jonass went 3-1 for second overall and in the press conference said, “My second race was really good…I just wanted to stay on 2 wheels and make no mistakes this weekend and I accomplished that.”

HSF Logistics Motorsport’s Calvin Vlaanderen nabbed the final spot on the overall podium with his 5-4 finishes. Vlaanderen made a pass on during the last lap which was for the podium. Vlaanderen in the press conference stated, “I can’t really explain the feeling, it is so nice. Actually since I crossed the finish line I can’t remember the podium it has all just been a blur for me. It’s been an unbelievable feeling getting my first podium.”

Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jorge Prado Garcia just missed the podium as he was the rider which Vlaanderen passed on the final lap of Race 2. Prado took the FOX Holeshot in both MX2 races and he lead each briefly before falling back. Prado scored the same points as Vlaanderen but his 4-5 put him 4th overall.

The final spot among the top 5 overall belongs to Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Conrad Mewse. Mewse has really started to turn his season around after struggling to score any points in the first three rounds of the championship to now a top five overall with a 3rd in Race 2.

Suzuki World MX2’s Jeremy Seewer had a gritty performance in Race 1 after falling while trying to catch Jonass, he somehow regrouped and charged up to the #41’s back wheel again. Seewer was going inside to outside trying to find a way past Jonass and finally did on the last lap with only 2 corners remaining. However in Race 2 Seewer slid out in the first turn and then crashed again not long after causing his bike to become unrideable.

LRT’s Julien Lieber is another rider who crashed in race 2 while he was running second. Even though Lieber’s crash was quite spectacular he managed to collect himself quickly and still finish in 8th for a 7th overall.

Australia's Hunter Lawrence came from the rear of the field in both races, finishing 10th in moto one, before a big crash in race two left him 26th for the race and 16th overall.



MXGP Overall Top Ten:
1. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 50 points;
2. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 38 p.;
3. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, HON), 38 p.;
4. Clement Desalle (BEL, KAW), 38 p.;
5. Gautier Paulin (FRA, HUS), 28 p.;
6. Max Anstie (GBR, HUS), 27 p.;
7. Maximilian Nagl (GER, HUS), 23 p.;
8. Glenn Coldenhoff (NED, KTM), 23 p.;
9. Jeremy Van Horebeek (BEL, YAM), 22 p.;
10. Arminas Jasikonis (LTU, SUZ), 20 p.

MXGP Championship Top Ten:
1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 258 points;
2. Tim Gajser (SLO, HON), 241 p.;
3. Gautier Paulin (FRA, HUS), 220 p.;
4. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, HON), 214 p.;
5. Clement Desalle (BEL, KAW), 210 p.;
6. Jeremy Van Horebeek (BEL, YAM), 204 p.;
7. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 174 p.;
8. Romain Febvre (FRA, YAM), 147 p.;
9. Maximilian Nagl (GER, HUS), 139 p.;
10. Arnaud Tonus (SUI, YAM), 133 p.



MX2 Overall Top Ten:
1. Thomas Kjer Olsen (DEN, HUS), 47 points;
2. Pauls Jonass (LAT, KTM), 45 p.;
3. Calvin Vlaanderen (NED, KTM), 34 p.;
4. Jorge Prado Garcia (ESP, KTM), 34 p.;
5. Conrad Mewse (GBR, HUS), 32 p.;
6. Darian Sanayei (USA, KAW), 28 p.;
7. Julien Lieber (BEL, KTM), 26 p.;
8. Benoit Paturel (FRA, YAM), 25 p.;
9. Jeremy Seewer (SUI, SUZ), 22 p.;
10. Alvin Östlund (SWE, YAM), 19 p.

MX2 Championship Top Ten:
1. Pauls Jonass (LAT, KTM), 287 points;
2. Jeremy Seewer (SUI, SUZ), 245 p.;
3. Thomas Kjer Olsen (DEN, HUS), 235 p.;
4. Julien Lieber (BEL, KTM), 223 p.;
5. Benoit Paturel (FRA, YAM), 198 p.;
6. Brent Van doninck (BEL, YAM), 166 p.;
7. Jorge Prado Garcia (ESP, KTM), 155 p.;
8. Thomas Covington (USA, HUS), 152 p.;
9. Calvin Vlaanderen (NED, KTM), 133 p.;
10. Vsevolod Brylyakov (RUS, KAW), 123 p.


Click to go back Click here for a print friendly format Click here to email this news item to a friend

Click here for more info






Click here for more info







Motocross
DPH Motorsport Advance at Murray Bridge
30th May, 2017
Off Road
Davies and Bacon victorious at Tasmanian Off Road Championship
29th May, 2017
Motocross
Fogarty puts Raceline Pirelli KTM on the podium at Murray Bridge
29th May, 2017
Dirt Track
New names on Central Coast Cup honour roll
29th May, 2017
Enduro
Larrieu and Garcia secure victory at Italian EnduroGP day 2
29th May, 2017
Motocross
Hunter Lawrence continues to show speed with fourth at French GP
29th May, 2017
Motocross
Regan Duffy cleans up in Yamaha 125cc Junior Cup at Murray Bridge
29th May, 2017
Motocross
Desalle and Jonass convert pole into race wins at French MXGP
29th May, 2017
Motocross
Livia Lancelot takes home win at French GP
29th May, 2017
Motocross
Top six result for Crankt Protein Honda Racing at Murray Bridge
29th May, 2017
Trials
Bou does the double at Twin Ring Motegi
28th May, 2017
Motocross
Ironman Harwood secures maiden Motul MX2 victory in South Australia
28th May, 2017
Motocross
Roberts takes Pirelli MXD Championship lead at Murray Bridge
28th May, 2017
Motocross
Ferris makes it five Thor MX1 round wins in a row at Murray Bridge
28th May, 2017
Motocross
HRC's Tim Gajser withdraws from French MXGP
28th May, 2017
Motocross
2017 Glen Helen National Highlights Video
28th May, 2017
Trials
A magnificent Toni Bou commands day one of the Japanese TrialGP
28th May, 2017
Motocross
Murray Bridge Motul MX Nationals - FULL RESULTS and STANDINGS
28th May, 2017
Motocross
Musquin claims first career Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship win
28th May, 2017
Enduro
Holcombe and Garcia lead opening day of Italian EnduroGP
28th May, 2017
Motocross
Desalle and Jonass on pole for French MXGP
28th May, 2017
Speedway
Piotr Pawlicki leads Polish 1-2-3 at Rietumu Bank Latvian SGP
28th May, 2017
Motocross
2017 Motul MX Nationals Round 5 LIVE
27th May, 2017
Motocross
Husqvarna Australia confirms Metcafle split
26th May, 2017
Motocross
Mat Fabry leads the way for Wellard GYTR Yamaha Motocross Team
25th May, 2017
Motocross
Tim Gajser to be HRC's lone representative at French MXGP
25th May, 2017
Enduro
AMA announces World, Junior and Women's Trophy Teams for 2017 ISDE
25th May, 2017
Motocross
Murray Bridge goes Retro for Motul MX Nationals Round 5
25th May, 2017
Motocross
2017 Post Classic and Classic MX Supplementary Regulations released
25th May, 2017
Motocross
Yamaha Riders Fired Up for French Grand Prix
25th May, 2017
Freestyle
Robbie Maddison to headline AUS-X Open FMX Best-Trick competition
25th May, 2017
Motocross
Motul MX Nationals ready for retro round in South Australia this weekend
24th May, 2017
Motocross
Bulk Nutrients WBR team snares a podium at Horsham
24th May, 2017
Dirt Track
Central Coast Cup – It's on this weekend
24th May, 2017
ATV
Junior ATV Racing Get's the 'Go Ahead' In NSW
24th May, 2017
Motocross
Brett Metcalfe Set To Return To Racing With Local SA Support For Murray Bri..
24th May, 2017
Motocross
Rhys Budd impresses at Horsham despite recent surgery
23rd May, 2017
Model - Concept
Husqvarna Motorcycles Unveil 2018 Motocross Range
23rd May, 2017
Motocross
Yamaha Managers reflect on Horsham Motul MX Nationals
23rd May, 2017
Off Road
2017 Yamaha AORC Rounds 1 and 2 Cancelled
23rd May, 2017

  More News Articles....



Click here to read
Click here to read
2017 Honda CRF450R Ride Review
We spend a day at Ranch MX in NSW riding the 2017 Honda CRF450R
  Click here to read....  |  Insider archive

Click here for more info




E V E N T S   N E X T   W E E K E N D:

 Round 6 2017 Airoh Helmets Motocross Series - ..
 Round 1 2017 Canadian Rockstar Energy Drink Mo..
 Round 6 2017 AMA WMX Championship
 Round 3 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Champions..
  Go to Details


T E L E V I S I O N:

  Go to TV Guide





  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 FIM WMX
  2013 AMA SX Rd9
  2013 NZMX Champs Rd2
  2013 Aus AAX Champs
  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 AMA SX Rd8
  2013 AMA SX Rd7
  NZMX Champs Rd1
  2013 AMA ArenaX



Click here to go to the Choice Suspension Website
Click here to go to Loose Kid Industries
Click here for more info on Mountian Shade
Click here to visit Bolton Motorcyles, Australia's largest KTM, Honda and Suzuki parts store
Click here for more info
Click here for info on Penrite
Click here for more info on Endura products
Click here for more info on MX Ink Graphics
Click here for more info on States MX products

Click here for more info


Click here to visit Click28.com


JUST 1 J14 Adventure helmet
Ficeda Accessories has introduced the JUST 1 J14 Adventure helmet to the Australian motorcycling public..   View

Sherco Enduro Factory Models Arrive in Australia
New 2017 Factory edition Sherco enduro models released to Australian market .   View

Macna Traction Jacket
Link International have to introduced the Traction Jacket.   View





FULLNOISE CONTENT:
Home
News Archive
Results > National - Local - International
Photo Galleries
Features
New Products
Product Reviews
Film / Video
Classifieds
Links
TV Guide
Calendars > This Weekend - Australia - International
Club Information

FULLNOISE BUSINESS:

Privacy Statement
Contacts
About Fullnoise
Logos
Add to Favourites



PREMIUM ADVERTISERS:
100% Moto
Ficeda Accessories
Honda Australia
Husqvarna Motorcycles
John Titman Racing
KTM Australia
Lee Hogan Racing
Link International
Moto National Accessories
Steve Cramer Products
Suzuki Australia
Yamaha Australia
Yamaha Parts & Accessories



All content © Fullnoise.com.au 2002-2017 - New



Click for more info