Friday, April 19

Points Leaders Prado (MXGP) and de Wolf (MX2) Claim Qualifying Race Wins in Spain

The following news release is from Infront Moto Racing:

INTU-XANADÚ ARROYOMOLINOS (Spain)– It was happiness for the Spanish crowd at the very first European race of the season as home hero Jorge Prado took his traditional holeshot and looked untouchable on his method to a runaway triumph in the MXGP RAM Qualifying Race, whilst Kay De Wolf likewise re-asserted his authority with a definitive early relocation and held up against more pressure to win in MX2.

The crowd had actually currently been heated up by a fantastic win for another regional hero, Daniela Guillen on her RFME GASGAS MX Junior Team device, and they made an amazing sound for her as she won the opening race of the season in the WMX Women’s World Motocross Championship. The opening EMX250 encounter saw a terrific scrap that resulted in success for Beddini GASGAS MX Juniors rider Valerio Lata of Italy.

Fastest in practice by over half a 2nd, it’s clear that protecting World Champion and Red Bull GASGAS Factory Racing group leader Prado remained in no state of mind to be beaten on home ground. The hallmark start strategy was just almost matched by Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP guy Maxime Renaux, although Team Ship to Cycle Honda’s novice Kevin Horgmo hurried into turn 2 in 2nd location! Romain Febvre for Kawasaki Racing Team and Red Bull KTM Factory Racing star Jeffrey Herlings were bogged down deep in the pack, and Team HRC’s Tim Gajser needed to battle past both Horgmo and Fantic Factory Racing rider Glenn Coldenhoff to get to 3rd at the end of the 2nd lap.

Horgmo then crashed out of 5th and his colleague Valentin Guillod got gathered in the event, as did Standing Construct Honda’s only ranger Pauls Jonass. Horgmo did not complete, all 3 riders are great for the start of tomorrow’s Grand Prix races.

No one was getting anywhere close to Prado, and Gajser passed Renaux for 2nd at around half-distance, dealing with a difficult job to take the # 1 plate holder. The charge, as typical, originated from Herlings. “The Bullet” had a near-accident in the exact same corner that declared Horgmo & & co, however discovered a sweet line in front of the grandstands that was both quickly, and kept him on the ground. This he utilized to terrific result, dispatching Kawasaki Racing Team rider Jeremy Seewer with 3 laps to go, and after that Coldenhoff the really next lap to go up to 4th! A late charge on Renaux’s 3rd position only simply failed, however the Dutchman definitely has the speed around the Intu-Xanadú Arroyomolinos circuit, if just he might begin with Prado.

The Champion extended his series lead by an indicate 4 over Gajser, and Febvre is still 3rd in the points after resisting to 8th at the chequered flag. He is likewise blazing a trail in the Ram Award Experience that will reward the MXGP rider with the most RAM Qualifying Race wins at the end of season.

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