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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 MX2Pauls 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

Antonio Cairoli "the only one", won the MXGP. Jorge Prado won the MX2.

Round 5: GP of Trentino - Pietramurata - 16.04.2017

It was an unforgettable Easter for all, the one just past at the motocross circuit "The Ciclamino" Pietramurata close to Arco di Trento. A day of celebration for all motocross fans who have seen exciting races, till the final laps. In MXGP was eight-time world champion Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), on board of the KTM 450 SXF supported by Athena, was the protagonist of the show by sending all those present into a dream with a performance worthy of passing in the annals of motocross World as one of his best races. After the "perfect race", when in race 1 took the lead of the race and drove undisturbed until the checkered flag, it was in moto 2 that TC222 has brought out the best of themselves. Started in second place, had a small crash at the second corner that forced him to comeback from beyond the twentieth position. Tony has imposed a furious speed and all of his opponents had to bow to 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 the MX2, it was the young Spaniard Jorge Prado (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) who ride a KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena to won the overall, with a second place in the first heat and a victory in moto 2 . For the sixteen year old, this was the first success in career,  in the single moto and in the overall classification. Not exciting day insteda, for Jeremy Seewer (Team Suzuki World MX2) that riding the Suzuki RMZ 250 equipped with the control unit RX1 EVO, the data acquisition system M40 and the innovative Launch Control LC-GPA system, JS91, has failed to go beyond the sixth position in the standings of the day, having to give up the  leading of the class, gone in the hands of Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) who was also in the race with KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena. Jonass, with the second place, took command of the overall standings.

 

Next race: April 23, 2017 / GP of Europe - Valkenswaard - The Netherlands

ATHENA nuovo distributore per l’Italia di LEATT

Athena – Alonte (VI) 4 Aprile - Athena acquisisce la distribuzione del brand Leatt, leader mondiale nella produzione di protezioni, caschi e abbigliamento per piloti di moto off-road, mountain bike e downhill. L’azienda vicentina consolida così la presenza nel settore offroad, realtà dove è già nota e rappresenta affidabilità e massime prestazioni.

Leatt si occupa di sviluppare, in collaborazione con un pool internazionale di esperti e ingegneri biomedici, protezioni dalle performance elevate per atleti e appassionati che praticano sport ad alti livelli di adrenalina, portando sicurezza e comfort a un livello superiore.

La gamma del brand sudafricano include caschi e protezioni per collo, torace, schiena, ginocchia, gomiti, zaini con sacca idrica integrata e molti altri prodotti all’avanguardia.

“Far entrare Leatt nell’universo Athena era un’opportunità che non potevamo farci sfuggire - afferma Michele Mancassola, responsabile commerciale distribuzione - Il brand rispecchia in tutto i valori dei marchi che distribuiamo: qualità premium, estrema affidabilità e sicurezza ai massimi livelli. Inoltre consolida ulteriormente la posizione di Athena come specialista del mondo Off-Road, offrendo una gamma completa di abbigliamento, protezioni e caschi di altissima qualità e dal design inconfondibile ”.

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