World Motocross Championship MXGP MX2-GP # 05-2017 Pietramurata - Italy
The Motocross World Championship is back in European after three away games in Asia and South America and the ground circuit of the "Ciclamino" Pietramurata (TN) hosted the fifth round of the season.
An unusual Easter for all motocross fans who have witnessed exciting contests and always decided in the final moments. In the category reserved for "under 23" was the young Spaniard Jorge Prado (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) to win the overall victory with the second place finish in the first run the statement in race 2. For the sixteen year old, this was the first success in career, both in the heats in the overall classification.
But it was once again the premier class to lord where Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) has literally wowed everyone present with a performance worthy of passing in the annals of world motocross as one of the best eight races time world champion. After the "perfect race", when in race 1 took the command of the operation and drove undisturbed until the checkered flag, it was in Game 2 that TC222 has brought out the best of themselves.
Tripped in second place, it has been the victim of a small crash at the second corner that forced him to comeback from beyond the twentieth position. Tony has imposed a furious pace in the race and all of his opponents had to bow to the speed of his KTM 450 SX-F masterfully conducted until the second final position which gave him the victory in the GP and the embrace of the Italian public who It supported to the end in a loud voice. Once again, the Sicilian champion was able to show the world how much you can go fast while riding a motocross bike and always with a Airoh helmet on his head.
In seventh place overall it concluded Jeremy Van Horebeek GP (Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Team) ahead of Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) who was able to finish the race within the top ten.
Next round: April 23, 2017 / European GP -Valkenswaard-