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Eddie Jay Wade – World Junior Mx Champion – Race Report and Results

by adminAugust 3, 2017

The World Junior Motocross Championship came to close on Sunday at the Lange Motokeskus circuit with Team GB giving some outstanding racing to watch and saw them ride their hearts out for their country and the ACU.

Junior 65cc saw Team GB riders Wal Beaney finishing 10th, Keelan Hope in 30th and Ollie Colmer finishing the moto 37th after an accident. The final moto saw Ollie come back fighting strong and pulling a 10th position, Wal took 8th and Keelan in 21st. The final positions saw Wal take 7th spot with Ollie then in 15th & Keelan in 27th.

In the 85cc class Team GB saw Eddie Jay Wade crowned the 2017 World Junior Motocross 85cc Champion. Race 1 was perfect for the Brit when he took the Fox Holeshot by a relatively large margin and then led every lap to the finish. In Race 2 Wade was beat on the start but #17 kept the winning form from Race 1 taking the double victory and the overall. With the 1-1 Wade was crowned World Champion and in in the press conference Eddie Jay Wade said: “It feels really special to win for Great Britain, I can’t express how much it means to me.”

Also in the 85cc class Bobby Bruce rode tremendous throughout Sunday finishing 10th in moto one and 13th in moto two against the world’s elite youth riders. The overalls saw Bobby take 11th for the Junior World 85cc class.

125cc Team GB riders Chris Mills and Rossi Beard had a tough day competing in the main races. Moto one saw Chris finish in 16th & Rossi in 37th following an accident during the opening laps. Moto two saw Rossi unfortunately having to pull out of the race, due to injury. Chris had a tough battle on his hands with starting the race back in the pack; he managed to work his way back through the pack to finish in 19th position. Overall saw Rossi finish 42nd & Chris 19th.

Gareth Hockey, ACU Team GB Manager commented, “The team have rode outstanding all weekend, every single one of them gave one hundred and ten percent into their qualifying sessions and races. I am proud to have been given the opportunity to come over with the riders and their teams. I hope they all feel proud to have raced for their country & the ACU at the worlds and we look forward to next year in Australia.”

Results

65cc Junior World Cup Race 1 Top Ten: 1. Ivano Van Erp (NED, KTM), 17:54.130; 2. Mads Fredsoe Sorensen (DEN, KTM), +0:08.529; 3. Maksymilian Chwalik (POL, KTM), +0:27.403; 4. Kayden Minear (AUS, KTM), +0:33.410; 5. Saku Mansikkamaki (FIN, Honda), +0:34.503; 6. Alessandro Gaspari (ITA, KTM), +0:38.906; 7. Elisey Oreshkin (RUS, KTM), +0:44.075; 8. Alejandro Perez Martin (ESP, Husqvarna), +0:56.859; 9. Jet Alsop (AUS, Suzuki), +1:00.628; 10. Wal Beaney (GBR, KTM), +1:03.401.

65cc Junior World Cup Race 2 Top Ten: 1. Ivano Van Erp (NED, KTM), 17:59.389; 2. Mads Fredsoe Sorensen (DEN, KTM), +0:07.042; 3. Kayden Minear (AUS, KTM), +0:25.373; 4. Maksymilian Chwalik (POL, KTM), +0:27.866; 5. Saku Mansikkamaki (FIN, Honda), +0:40.550; 6. Jet Alsop (AUS, Suzuki), +0:46.478; 7. Kirils Maslovs (LAT, Husqvarna), +0:50.347; 8. Wal Beaney (GBR, KTM), +0:50.749; 9. Kasimir Hindersson (FIN, KTM), +0:53.133; 10. Ollie Colmer (GBR, Honda), +0:54.010.

65cc Junior World Cup Overall Top Ten: 1. Ivano Van Erp (NED, KTM), 50 points; 2. Mads Fredsoe Sorensen (DEN, KTM), 44 p.; 3. Kayden Minear (AUS, KTM), 38 p.; 4. Maksymilian Chwalik (POL, KTM), 38 p.; 5. Saku Mansikkamaki (FIN, HON), 32 p.; 6. Jet Alsop (AUS, SUZ), 27 p.; 7. Wal Beaney (GBR, KTM), 24 p.; 8. Kirils Maslovs (LAT, HUS), 23 p.; 9. Aleh Makhnou (BLR, KTM), 20 p.; 10. Kasimir Hindersson (FIN, KTM), 19 p.

85cc Junior World Championship Race 1 Top 10: 1. Eddie Wade (GBR, Husqvarna), 25:17.680; 2. Noel Nilsson (SWE, Husqvarna), +0:04.292; 3. Max Palsson (SWE, KTM), +0:11.805; 4. Kay Karssemakers (NED, Husqvarna), +0:17.558; 5. Constantin Piller (GER, KTM), +0:20.257; 6. Kay de Wolf (NED, KTM), +0:27.848; 7. Magnus Smith (DEN, KTM), +0:29.258; 8. Florian Miot (FRA, Yamaha), +0:34.083; 9. Adam Zsolt Kovacs (HUN, Yamaha), +0:39.273; 10. Bobby Wayne Bruce (GBR, Husqvarna), +0:47.339.

85cc Junior World Championship Race 2 Top Ten: 1. Eddie Wade (GBR, Husqvarna), 25:31.753; 2. Noel Nilsson (SWE, Husqvarna), +0:15.071; 3. Kay Karssemakers (NED, Husqvarna), +0:20.320; 4. Florian Miot (FRA, Yamaha), +0:20.982; 5. Magnus Smith (DEN, KTM), +0:24.998; 6. Kay de Wolf (NED, KTM), +0:31.621; 7. Alex Larwood (AUS, Yamaha), +0:33.307; 8. Constantin Piller (GER, KTM), +0:34.727; 9. Adam Zsolt Kovacs (HUN, Yamaha), +0:39.150; 10. Max Palsson (SWE, KTM), +0:48.709

85cc Junior World Championship Overall Top Ten: 1. Eddie Wade (GBR, HUS), 50 points; 2. Noel Nilsson (SWE, HUS), 44 p.; 3. Kay Karssemakers (NED, HUS), 38 p.; 4. Florian Miot (FRA, YAM), 31 p.; 5. Max Palsson (SWE, KTM), 31 p.; 6. Magnus Smith (DEN, KTM), 30 p.; 7. Kay de Wolf (NED, KTM), 30 p.; 8. Constantin Piller (GER, KTM), 29 p.; 9. Adam Zsolt Kovacs (HUN, YAM), 24 p.; 10. Andrea Roncoli (ITA, HON), 20 p.

125cc Junior World Championship Race 1 Top 10: 1. Gianluca Facchetti (ITA, Husqvarna), 29:10.430; 2. Mikkel Haarup (DEN, Husqvarna), +0:04.490; 3. Brian Strubhart Moreau (FRA, KTM), +0:08.914; 4. Kevin Horgmo (NOR, KTM), +0:29.540; 5. Matteo Puccinelli (ITA, KTM), +0:36.626; 6. Rene Hofer (AUT, KTM), +0:39.061; 7. Meico Vettik (EST, KTM), +0:42.738; 8. Emilio Scuteri (ITA, KTM), +0:43.413; 9. Emil Weckman (FIN, KTM), +0:44.279; 10. Andrea Zanotti (SMR, KTM), +0:45.084

125cc Junior World Championship Race 2 Top 10: 1. Gianluca Facchetti (ITA, Husqvarna), 29:34.734; 2. Kevin Horgmo (NOR, KTM), +0:08.589; 3. Mikkel Haarup (DEN, Husqvarna), +0:19.172; 4. Brian Strubhart Moreau (FRA, KTM), +0:29.344; 5. Rick Elzinga (NED, Yamaha), +0:33.819; 6. Andreas Hiiemagi (EST, Husqvarna), +0:34.956; 7. Tim Edberg (SWE, Yamaha), +0:36.900; 8. Rene Hofer (AUT, KTM), +0:37.940; 9. Raivo Dankers (NED, KTM), +0:42.208; 10. Emilio Scuteri (ITA, KTM), +0:44.897

125cc Junior World Championship Overall Top 10: 1. Gianluca Facchetti (ITA, HUS), 50 points; 2. Mikkel Haarup (DEN, HUS), 42 p.; 3. Kevin Horgmo (NOR, KTM), 40 p.; 4. Brian Strubhart Moreau (FRA, KTM), 38 p.; 5. Rene Hofer (AUT, KTM), 28 p.; 6. Matteo Puccinelli (ITA, KTM), 25 p.; 7. Tim Edberg (SWE, YAM), 24 p.; 8. Emilio Scuteri (ITA, KTM), 24 p.; 9. Rick Elzinga (NED, YAM), 19 p.; 10. Raivo Dankers (NED, KTM), 19 p.