Ferrandis wins for the first time. Herlings unlucky. Desalle always MXGP leader, Cairoli convincing.
Round 3: GP of Argentina - Neuquen - 29.03.2015
It was the circuit of Neuquen in Argentina, to host the third round of the world championship motocross 2015. Patagonia welcomed the protagonists in a dream location with a great audience. Jeffrey Herlings (KTM Red Bull Factory) was to be once again the man to beat but this time, riding his Factory SXF250 supported by Athena was unlucky. On the first lap of the first moto he had to retire for a fall due to a contact with an other rider. In the second moto, we saw the "usual" Herlings who dominating from the first to the last meter the race and able to keep the red plate of championship leader. The overall victory went, for the first time in his career, to Dylan Ferrandis (Kawasaki KRT MX2) that led to the top step of the podium the ECU GP1 EVO and the data acquisition system M40. Second place of the day for Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory) and third step of podium for Jeremy Seewer (Suzuki Rokstar Energy Europe). In MXGP, first race victory this season forClement Desalle (Suzuki - Rockstar Energy), racing with the data acquisition Athena - GET. Clement still championship leader thanks to the third place in race 2. Third at the end of the day was Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory) who rode very well his KTM SXF 350 supported by Athena-GET.
Round 2: GP of Thailand - Nakhonchaisri - 08.03.2015
It took place on the circuit of Nakhonchaisri in Thailand, the second GP of the 2015 season. In the MX2 class continues domination of Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory) that riding, fourth consecutive time, his SXF250 supported by Athena, till the victory. In second place came Pauls Jonass (Red Bull KTM Factory). The Herlings's teammate, rookie in the world championship MX2, caught his first career podium. To complete the full Athena-GET podium Thai, the French Dylan Ferrandis (Kawasaki KRT MX2) which used in the race, the ECU GP1 and the data acquisition system M40. Also on this occasion our brands have monopolized the podium of the MX2. In the premier class, the MXGP, was Clement Desalle (Suzuki - Rockstar Energy) to bring even this time on the second step of the podium, the data acquisition system Athena - GET. The Belgian, with the result achieved lead the overall standings. Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory) bring at home the first podium of the season thanks to the victory of race 2 after he had finished the first race in fifth place. His KTM SXF 350 supported by Athena-GET projected him leading the pack right from the first corner and he did not let the opportunity pass going to seize his first victory of the season. In fourth and fifth place, Romain Febvre (Yamaha - Rinaldi) and Kevin Strijbos (Suzuki - Rockstar Energy) that led in every race the data acquisition Athena-GET.
The world championship motocross observes two week break before moving to Argentina, where, on the track of Neuquen, will be held the third round of seventeen.
The world motocross started under the spotlights of Qatar. Jeffrey Herlings returns to the races as winner in MX2. Clement Desalle reach the second place in the MXGP.
Round 1: GP of Qatar - Losail - 28.02.2015
First round of the World Championship Motocross 2015 was held under the spotlight Losail, Qatar, and the first verdicts that highlight the results of winter job of teams and riders. In the MX2 class the expected return to competition of Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory) did not disappoint the expectations and the Dutchman has brought home a double race victory that proposes it as a man to beat for the season just started . Once again, his KTM 250 SXF supported by Athena worked well and "The Bullet" demonstrated the real potential of the Austrian bike bringing at home another trophy. To complete the success of Athena - GET,Julien Lieber (Yamaha Standing Construct) and Dylan Ferrandis (Kawasaki KRT MX2) who won the second and third place in the GP of MX2 class. The application of the control unit GP1 and the data acquisition system M40 on their bikes again gave its results. In MXGP, was Clement Desalle (Suzuki - Rockstar Energy) to carry on the second step of the podium the M40 data acquisition by Athena - GET. The reigning world champion,Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory) took home the fourth place overall in the first GP of the year and the victory in Friday's qualifying. The brand new KTM 350 SXF of several world champion, as always supported by Athena - Get, has gone along with the Sicilian who started the championship carefully and thinking about the long season ahead. Rounding out the top five of the first race of the year, arrived Jeremy Van Horebeek (Yamaha - Rinaldi) who finished the GP in fifth position in the race leading electronics and data acquisition Athena-GET.
The world championship motocross moves in Thailand where, on track Nakhonchaisri, next Sunday will be held the second round of seventeen.
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The 2014 season will be archived with the prestigious Motocross of Nations. Athena-GET on the top step of the podium with Dylan Ferrandis (France). Van Horebeek and Strijbos (Belgium) silver medals.
Motocross of Nations - Kegums (Latvia) - 28.09.2014
The season of the motocross world is on the book of history after the Motocross of Nations which was held in Kegums, circuit Zelta Zirgs, about fifty kilometers south-east of the Latvian capital, Riga. Athena-GET again leader and a winner, by the hands of our riders that this time they dress the shirts of their national teams. On the top step of the podium in the prestigious competition, Dylan Ferrandis (France - Kawasaki CLS) which led to the victory the M40 system and the control unit GP1 Evo that has equipped his KXF 250. On the second step of the podium was Jeremy Van Horebeek (Belgium - Yamaha Rinaldi) who used the M40 system and the control unit GP1 Evo but on Yamaha YZF450 demonstrating the versatility of our products and coverage of the full range of bikes on the market. Great performance even for Kevin Strijbos (Belgium - Suzuki Rockstar) that, with the data acquisition M40, always ready to control the his RMZ450, has contributed greatly to the team result.
The championship season in 2014 is finally passed in the archive but Athena-GET is already looking to the future. 2015 is coming soon and with many new products.