Jonass and Cairoli confirms the top positions of the motocross world championship.

Round 10: GP of Russia - Orlyonok - 11.06.17

The 2016 Motocross World Championship started the second part of the season on the Orlyonok track in Russia. Despite located close to the Black Sea track, the Russian week-end reserved completely different weather conditions during the two days spent on the track. Saturday, sun and summer temperatures have characterized the qualifications races, while Sunday's day was marked by a real rain storm. In the MX2Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) on the KTM 250 SXF, supported by Athena, won the GP and increased its overall lead in the ranking, which now sees 45 points ahead of the second place. Jonass is followed by Jeremy Seewer (Team Suzuki World MX2) who is on board his Suzuki RMZ 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. On the third step of the podium, Brian Boogers (HSF Logistics Motorsports) aboard its KTM SX-F 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system . In the MXGP continues the run of Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), which with the KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena won the second place in race 1 and the ninth position in the final moto. The TC222 drove the first fraction up to a few laps from the end when it was overtaken by team mate Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) also riding a KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena. In Race 2, racing on a difficult and very insidious track, Tony preferred to manage the situation settling down in the top ten (ninth). Antonio remains firmly leader of the overall ranking with 45 points ahead on the second position. Herlings closed the GP in second place after closing race 2 in eighth place. Excellent overall performance of Romain Febvre (Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Team), which raced its Yamaha YZF 450 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. The French, MXGP's 2015 world champion, finished the GP in sixth place with second place in the second moto after having scored the hole shot and led the group till a few laps from the end.

Next race: June 25, 2017 / GP of Lombardia -Ottobiano- Italy

Cairoli and Jonass increase the leadership at motocross world championship.

Round 9: GP of France - Ernee - 28.05.17

The ninth round of the motocross world championship 2017, of the eighteen scheduled this season, took place on the French circuit of Ernée, northwest of Le Mans, France. The hard and compact soil, but excellently worked by the men of the local club, welcomed the protagonists of the motocross under a summer sun. In the MXGP class, Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) increased its leadership of the championship riding on its KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena. TC222 was perfect at start of both moto and took for two times the hole shot. During the race phases, the several time world champion has administered his power and with the second and third place he has climbed to the second step of the podium just one point behind the winner. With the result achieved in France, Cairoli extends its leadership in the overall ranking that has now risen to fifty points. Fifth place in the standings for Jeremy Van Horebeek (Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Team), which raced Yamaha YZF 450 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system . In the MX2 class, Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), led to the victory of its KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena and with the success achieved in France increased his leadership in the championship with another 5 points from Second in the overall standings. Second place for Benoit Paturel (Yamaha Yamaha Yamaha Yamaha Yamaha Yamaha), which brought his Yamaha YZF 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system . The Frenchman who played "in the house" managed to reach his first career win in front of the homeland crowd who cheers him for all the race. On the third step of the podium, for a fantastic Athena "en plein",  Jeremy Seewer (Team Suzuki World MX2) aboard his Suzuki RMZ 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. The swiss man still in second position of the overall championship.

 

Next Race: June 11, 2017 / GP of Russia - Orlyonok - Russia

Great success for Athena GET in Germany's GP. Cairoli won the MXGP class and Seewer was the best in MX2.

Round 8: GP of Germany - Teutschenthal - 22.05.17

GP No.8 of the 2017 season,  was held on the track "Talkessel" in Teutschenthal, Germany. After the lotof rain that fell on the German soil on Friday, everything was done according to the schedule and the races took place on a selective and rough soil for everyone. In the MXGP, it was Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) to take the victory on its KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena. For the Sicilian it was the 80th victory in career. Tony conquered success by reaching second place in race 1 and winning in the final moto. Success that consolidates his leadership in the overall that now sees him in the lead with 44 points of advantage on the second in the standings. Behind him, Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), also riding on the KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena, who won the second place and climbed in fifth position in the championship standings. In the MX2, the second GP victory for Jeremy Seewer (Team Suzuki World MX2) on the Suzuki RMZ 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. The Swiss won the first moto and toke the second place in the final round. Second and for the first time on the MX2 World Championship podium, the Australian Hunter Lawrence (Team Suzuki World MX2) also aboard the Suzuki RMZ 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. Third ranked, completing a Athena-branded podium, Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), which led to the third position in the overall aboard the KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena. Jonass still leading the overall of champioship.

 

Next race: May 28, 2017 / GP of France -Ernee- France

Jeffrey Herlings won for the first time in MXGP. Antonio Cairoli returns leader of championship. In MX2 Pauls Jonass is second in the home soil GP.

Round 7: GP of Latvia - Kegums - 07.05.2017

Seventh GP of the 2017 season, which took place on the "Zelta Zirgs" in Kegums, Latvia. Located approximately 50 kilometers south of the capital, Riga, the track welcomed the riders with a sunny week-end but with low temperatures. The soft ground has put a lot of pressure on all the participants who have faced the track. In the MXGP Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) on board ​​the KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena,  scored her first victory in the MXGP class and did so in her own way. He won the qualifying, and he won both moto with an impressive ease. Behind him was Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) on ​​board his KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena. After an hard first moto  due to a failed start, which forced him to come back (fifth at the end), TC222 also made a good come back in race 2 by closing in second place and winning the points needed to regain the red plate as a championship leader. In MX2, Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) led to second place in the overall ranking aboard of his KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena and is increasingly the leadership. Third place of the day for Kevin Vlaandereen (HSF Logistics Motorsports), who rode the KTM SX-F 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. Behind him the young Jorge Prado (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) aboard his KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena.

 

Next race: May 21, 2017 / GP of Germany -Teutschenthal- Germany

Jeffrey Herlings back on the box. Jeremy Van Horebeek climbs podium and Antonio Cairoli won a second moto. In MX2 is increasingly the "Jonass Style".

Round 6: GP of Europe - Valkenswaard - 23.04.2017

Valkenswaard, Eurocircuit, black sand, difficult to face it. One of the most feared GPs of all, for the round # 6 of the 2017 season. A race that in the MXGP could make big differences but instead has demonstrated the similar power of the riders involved in the track.  Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) face the GP with the idea to "sign" a great 8th victory in a row on board of the KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena. For seven years, "The Bullet" was unbeaten from the Dutch track with fourteen rounds won of fourteen helds. Only a few points separated JH84 from is first victory in the main class. For him, anyway, the first career podium in MXGP. On the third step of the podium, Jeremy Van Horebeek (Monster Energy Yamaha Racing Team) on the Yamaha YZF 450 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. "The Jerre" came out exhausted at the end of the race due to an unfavorable condition due to a viral form that afflicts him from the Mexican race. Fourth place for Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) on ​​board his KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena. The Sicilian, after his victory at Arco di Trento last week, was expecting a confirmation on a ground to him congenial. In qualifying on Saturday, Tony made the competition with a flawless run, conducted from the first to the last lap. In the first moto, however, TC222 had contact with another rider and had to made a come strong back  but he had to stop because of the sand that caused him trouble. In Race 2, however, a perfect start has projected Tony to his fourth season's win. As a result of the score won, he finished the GP in fourth place, at just one point from the third step of the podium, but recovered some points on the lead of the overall standings which always sees him in second place. In the MX2, victory for Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) which led to the third double win and the seventh win aboard of his KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena. For Jonass, impeccable GP with a win in qualifying and affirmation in the two motos. Second place in the overall ranking for Jeremy Seewer (Team Suzuki World MX2) on the Suzuki RMZ 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system. The Swiss always occupies the second position in the championship. Second career podium for Brent Vandoninck (Kemea Yamaha Yamalube), which raced its Yamaha YZF 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system and completed the "Trio" of rider supported by our group.

 

Next race: May 7, 2017 / GP of Latvia -Kegums- Latvia

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