Tony Cairoli, Clement Desalle and Christophe Pourcel battle for MX 1 World Motocross Supremacy! Jeffrey Herlings and Tommy Searle in MX2! Latvia – Round 10! In today’s qualifying races, it was world champion Tony Cairoii on top in MX1, and Belgian Jeremy van Horebeek winning in MX 2!

MX1 Results

1. Tony Cairoli KTM
2. Rui Goncalves HON
3. Clem. Desalle SUZ
4. K d Dycker KTM
5. Gautier Paulin KAW
6. S Simpson YAM
7. E Bobryshev HON
8. Kevin Strijbos KTM
9. M de Reuver KAW
10. Tanel Leok SUZ
MX1 Points (after 9 rds)

Clement Desalle 348
Tony Cairoli 345
Chris Pourcel 336
Gautier Paulin 315
Ken d Dycker 257
Kevin Strijbos 243
Xavier Boog 236
D Philippaerts 212
Tanel Leok 201
Rui Goncavles 183
MX2 Results
1. J v Horebeek KTM
2. J Roelants KAW
3. Tommy Searle KAW
4. Jake Nicholls KTM
5. Jordi Tixier KTM
6. Jose Butron KTM
7. Arnaud Tonus YAM
8. Max Anstie HON
9. G Coldenhoff KTM
10. Alex. Tonkov HON
MX2 Points (after 9 rds)

Jeffrey Herlings 403
Tommy Searle 387
J v Horebeek 330
Joel Roelants 263
Jordi Tixier 243
Jake Nicholls 237
Max Anstie 199
D Ferrandis 177
Jose Butron 168
Al Lupino 163


The Latvian Grand Prix started today in Kegums with some rain early in the morning, … but it was a dry day by the end.

However, the MX1 riders were surprised with some heavy rain in the middle of their qualifying heat. In the end World Champion Antonio Cairoli had the victory. In MX2 the victory went to Jeremy Van Horebeek.

In both heats there was a crash in the first corner; in MX1 Christophe Pourcel, Sebastian Pourcel, Xavier Boog and Davide Guarneri were the ones involved in the tangle. In MX2 it was Dylan Ferrandis, Alessandro Lupino and Zach Osborne the top riders who crashed and had to fight from the back of the pack.

Current MX2 point leader, Jeffrey Herlings, who succeeded in being the fasted of the pre qualifying session, had a DNF in the qualifying race because he had a problem with the rear tyre while he was comfortably leading the race.

Text and photo of Jeremy van Horebeek courtesy Youthstream

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