VIDEO- Valkenswaard MXGP Qualifying day Highlights – MXGP & MX2
Here are the qualifying day highlights for the second round of the FIM World Motocross Championships European GP from Valkenswaard in Holland.
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MXGP Qualifying Race Results From Valkenswaard- Herlings Crashes out!
Jeremy Van Horebeek took the victory in the MXGP qualifying race in Valkenswaard. It was Jeffrey Herlings who as predicted was the early leader but he crashed out, and after having to pit for repairs he found himself down in 38th spot, eventually 19th. Gautier Paulin finished up in second ahead of the back from injury Tim Gajser with Antonio Cairoli in 4th.
The lead Brit was Tommy Searle in 9th after posting some impressive lap times. Shaun Simpson was an early top 5 runner but a fall set him back to 13th one place ahead of Max Anstie.
Although with a bad gate pick it’s going to be hard to bet against Herlings tomorrow as when he was battling through the field his laps [...]
MX2 qualifying race results from Valkenswaard
Thomas Covington took the MX2 qualifying race win at Valkenswaard after Jorge Prado Garcia who led the race from lap one went down on the final lap. Garcia would eventually finish 3rd with World Champion Pauls Jonass in second.
Adam Sterry was top Brit in 8th, whilst Ben Watson fought through the pack to 14th. Conrad Mewse pulled out early in the race after being towards the front of the pack, with what looked like a shoulder injury.
EMX300 Valkenswaard – Race 1 Results – Anderson 3rd
In heavy conditions at Valkenswaard Greg Smets put in a strong performance to take the opening EMX300 race of 2018 ahead of Mike Kras. Brad Anderson came away with 3rd with fellow Brit James Dunn in 4th. Rob Holyoake also got in the points with 18th.
The second EMX race takes place tomorrow.