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Gajser goes 1-1 in Argentina

HRC Factory rider Tim Gajser has gone 1-1 to win the Grand Prix of Argentina. The defending world MXGP champion also took the red plate with a 10 point lead over Antonio Cairoli. Second overall was Jeremy Van Horebeek and Bobryshev third overall.

“I am really happy, the weekend went perfect actually. The second race I had to work for it because Desalle was in front of me. I needed some laps to check the lines and then I was ok.”

Gajser won the opening moto of the MXGP class, at the Grand Prix of Argentina. It was a polished performance from the defending world champion, and a popular one. After the moto three men were within a few points of eachother in the championship, Cairoli, Gajser and Desalle. Exciting times for the MXGP class.

“Actually I am really happy. The track is so sketchy, and Jeremy was behind me all race and I just want to win the second one now.”

Bobryshev and Gajser took the first and second place on turn one, then came Van Horebeek, Tonus, Desalle, and Coldenhoff. Febvre was 11th and Herlings was back in 18th place.

Cairoli makes a mistake and drops back to 28th position. Herlings up to 12th on the first lap, and moving through fast.

Top ten after one lap was Gajser, Van Horebeek, Bobryshev, Desalle, Tonus, COldenhoff, Anstie, Paulin, Strijbos and Nagl.

Herlings in trouble again as he is back in 16th place, Simpson was 13th, and Cairoli up to 21st place.

Gajser is once again controlling the race with a three second lead over Van Horebeek, and Tonus is out of the race after a good start.

Febvre on fire as he moves into fifth place and closed up on the top three guys. Cairoli breezes past Herlings and moves into 13th place, relegating Herlings to 14th.

Top ten after seven laps was Gajser, Van Horebeek, Bobryshev, Desalle, Febvre, Anstie, Jasikonis, Nagl, Paulin and Strijbos.

Febvre is right onto Bobryshev and Desalle, and is looking sure to make the pass on both guys. Cairoli up to 12th place and Herlings still stick in 14th position.

Febvre moves past Bobryshev, and Cairoli moves into ninth place as he passes Simpson. Brilliant riding by the Italian. Paulin makes a brilliant pass on Anstie to move into sixth place.

Herlings made a couple of passes to finish in 12th place.

Gajser wins it from Van Horebeek, and Desalle.

Desalle led early in the second MXGP moto, from Gajser, Bobryshev, Van Horebeek, Paulin, Coldenhoff, Butron, Herlings, Guillod, Febvre and Cairoli.

Cairoli crashed again and dropped well back, a bad day for the legend.

Desalle and Gajser got into a great battle, and Van Horebeek tried to get as close as he could. Gajser too good though as he passes the Kawasaki veteran.

A group of riders now behind Gajser, who had cleared away, but Desalle, Van Horebeek, Bobryshev, Paulin and Febvre start to make their own freight train.

Top ten after seven laps was Gajser, Van Horebeek, Desalle, Bobryshev, Paulin, Febvre, Herlings, Coldenhoff, Nagl and Cairoli.

Cairoli was flying, passes Nagl, Herlings, and Desalle to move into sixth place. Febvre went down and Cairoli continued to make up points.

Bobryshev goes past Van Horebeek, and Herlings moves up to sixth spot, his best finish this year.

Desalle and Febvre back in 9th and 8th and Coldenhoff out of the race with a bike problem. Nagl goes past a tiring Herlings.

Gajser wins it from Bobryshev and Van Horebeek.

 MXGP – Race 1 – Classification

1 243 Gajser, Tim SLO AMZS Honda 35:25.581
2 89 Van Horebeek, Jeremy BEL FMB Yamaha 35:32.731
3 25 Desalle, Clement BEL FMB Kawasaki 35:36.549
4 461 Febvre, Romain FRA FFM Yamaha 35:37.820
5 777 Bobryshev, Evgeny RUS MFR Honda 35:39.663
6 21 Paulin, Gautier FRA MCM Husqvarna 35:40.627
7 99 Anstie, Max GBR ACU Husqvarna 35:43.907
8 12 Nagl, Maximilian GER DMSB Husqvarna 35:44.849
9 222 Cairoli, Antonio ITA FMI KTM 35:45.592
10 24 Simpson, Shaun GBR ACU Yamaha 35:56.953
11 22 Strijbos, Kevin BEL FMB Suzuki 35:59.284
12 84 Herlings, Jeffrey NED KNMV KTM 36:05.306
13 27 Jasikonis, Arminas LTU LMSF Suzuki 36:07.144
14 259 Coldenhoff, Glenn NED KNMV KTM 36:19.421
15 92 Guillod, Valentin SUI FMS Honda 36:24.314
16 17 Butron, Jose ESP RFME KTM 36:29.423
17 999 Goncalves, Rui POR FMP Husqvarna 36:49.845
18 911 Tixier, Jordi FRA FFM Kawasaki 36:58.184
19 77 Lupino, Alessandro ITA FMI Honda 37:06.538
20 60 Salazar, Jetro ECU FPEM Honda 35:26.841
21 179 Poli, Joaquin ARG CAMOD Honda 35:35.270
22 171 Luzzardi, Juan Pablo ARG CAMOD KTM 36:43.022
23 707 Arco, Victor Dario ARG CAMOD Suzuki 36:50.732
24 58 Carranza, Nicolas ARG CAMOD Husqvarna 37:10.842
25 890 Antezana, Marco BOL FBM Yamaha 37:19.854
26 198 Poli, Agustin ARG CAMOD Husqvarna 37:38.383
27 952 Felipe, Jose Gerardo ARG CAMOD Kawasaki 35:57.471
28 150 Fernandez, Jose Manuel CHL FMC Honda 36:14.042
29 54 Fanello, Ezequiel ARG CAMOD Yamaha 27:30.477
30 286 Danke, Felipe CHL FMC Kawasaki 25:53.511
31 771 Schmit, Marco ARG CAMOD Yamaha 21:52.385
32 45 Nicholls, Jake GBR ACU KTM 18:17.222
33 4 Tonus, Arnaud SUI FMS Yamaha 7:42.093
34 7 Leok, Tanel EST EMF Husqvarna 1:57.185

MXGP – Race 2 – Classification

1 243 Gajser, Tim SLO AMZS Honda 34:07.642
2 777 Bobryshev, Evgeny RUS MFR Honda 34:12.957
3 89 Van Horebeek, Jeremy BEL FMB Yamaha 34:14.365
4 21 Paulin, Gautier FRA MCM Husqvarna 34:16.520
5 222 Cairoli, Antonio ITA FMI KTM 34:25.601
6 12 Nagl, Maximilian GER DMSB Husqvarna 34:30.119
7 84 Herlings, Jeffrey NED KNMV KTM 34:31.148
8 461 Febvre, Romain FRA FFM Yamaha 34:33.713
9 22 Strijbos, Kevin BEL FMB Suzuki 34:37.042
10 25 Desalle, Clement BEL FMB Kawasaki 34:43.155
11 4 Tonus, Arnaud SUI FMS Yamaha 34:44.533
12 99 Anstie, Max GBR ACU Husqvarna 34:48.522
13 24 Simpson, Shaun GBR ACU Yamaha 34:52.558
14 27 Jasikonis, Arminas LTU LMSF Suzuki 34:59.348
15 92 Guillod, Valentin SUI FMS Honda 35:09.019
16 17 Butron, Jose ESP RFME KTM 35:18.764
17 999 Goncalves, Rui POR FMP Husqvarna 35:19.457
18 60 Salazar, Jetro ECU FPEM Honda 35:58.260
19 7 Leok, Tanel EST EMF Husqvarna 34:27.461
20 179 Poli, Joaquin ARG CAMOD Honda 34:57.340
21 707 Arco, Victor Dario ARG CAMOD Suzuki 35:14.924
22 150 Fernandez, Jose Manuel CHL FMC Honda 35:24.072
23 952 Felipe, Jose Gerardo ARG CAMOD Kawasaki 35:24.152
24 58 Carranza, Nicolas ARG CAMOD Husqvarna 35:24.734
25 771 Schmit, Marco ARG CAMOD Yamaha 35:49.180
26 890 Antezana, Marco BOL FBM Yamaha 34:31.975
27 286 Danke, Felipe CHL FMC Kawasaki 35:23.578
28 259 Coldenhoff, Glenn NED KNMV KTM 29:06.466
29 171 Luzzardi, Juan Pablo ARG CAMOD KTM 24:05.624
30 77 Lupino, Alessandro ITA FMI Honda 15:20.907
31 54 Fanello, Ezequiel ARG CAMOD Yamaha 16:52.665
32 45 Nicholls, Jake GBR ACU KTM 13:17.621

MXGP – Overall Classification

1 243 Gajser, Tim SLO AMZS HON 25 25 50
2 89 Van Horebeek, Jeremy BEL FMB YAM 22 20 42
3 777 Bobryshev, Evgeny RUS MFR HON 16 22 38
4 21 Paulin, Gautier FRA MCM HUS 15 18 33
5 461 Febvre, Romain FRA FFM YAM 18 13 31
6 25 Desalle, Clement BEL FMB KAW 20 11 31
7 222 Cairoli, Antonio ITA FMI KTM 12 16 28
8 12 Nagl, Maximilian GER DMSB HUS 13 15 28
9 84 Herlings, Jeffrey NED KNMV KTM 9 14 23
10 99 Anstie, Max GBR ACU HUS 14 9 23
11 22 Strijbos, Kevin BEL FMB SUZ 10 12 22
12 24 Simpson, Shaun GBR ACU YAM 11 8 19
13 27 Jasikonis, Arminas LTU LMSF SUZ 8 7 15
14 92 Guillod, Valentin SUI FMS HON 6 6 12
15 4 Tonus, Arnaud SUI FMS YAM 0 10 10
16 17 Butron, Jose ESP RFME KTM 5 5 10
17 999 Goncalves, Rui POR FMP HUS 4 4 8
18 259 Coldenhoff, Glenn NED KNMV KTM 7 0 7
19 60 Salazar, Jetro ECU FPEM HON 1 3 4
20 911 Tixier, Jordi FRA FFM KAW 3 0 3
21 7 Leok, Tanel EST EMF HUS 0 2 2
22 77 Lupino, Alessandro ITA FMI HON 2 0 2
23 179 Poli, Joaquin ARG CAMOD HON 0 1 1
24 707 Arco, Victor Dario ARG CAMOD SUZ 0 0 0
25 150 Fernandez, Jose Manuel CHL FMC HON 0 0 0
26 952 Felipe, Jose Gerardo ARG CAMOD KAW 0 0 0
27 58 Carranza, Nicolas ARG CAMOD HUS 0 0 0
28 771 Schmit, Marco ARG CAMOD YAM 0 0 0
29 890 Antezana, Marco BOL FBM YAM 0 0 0
30 286 Danke, Felipe CHL FMC KAW 0 0 0
31 171 Luzzardi, Juan Pablo ARG CAMOD KTM 0 0 0
32 54 Fanello, Ezequiel ARG CAMOD YAM 0 0 0
33 45 Nicholls, Jake GBR ACU KTM 0 0 0
34 198 Poli, Agustin ARG CAMOD HUS 0 0 0

MXGP – Championship Classification

1 243 Gajser, Tim SLO HON 106
2 222 Cairoli, A. ITA KTM 96
3 25 Desalle, C. BEL KAW 91
4 89 Van Horebeek, J. BEL YAM 84
5 777 Bobryshev, E. RUS HON 82
6 21 Paulin, G. FRA HUS 72
7 461 Febvre, Romain FRA YAM 65
8 22 Strijbos, K. BEL SUZ 56
9 24 Simpson, Shaun GBR YAM 55
10 99 Anstie, Max GBR HUS 49
11 259 Coldenhoff, G. NED KTM 48
12 12 Nagl, M. GER HUS 46
13 84 Herlings, J. NED KTM 40
14 911 Tixier, Jordi FRA KAW 36
15 999 Goncalves, Rui POR HUS 32
16 4 Tonus, Arnaud SUI YAM 32
17 17 Butron, Jose ESP KTM 27
18 7 Leok, Tanel EST HUS 24
19 27 Jasikonis, A. LTU SUZ 20
20 92 Guillod, V. SUI HON 14
21 45 Nicholls, Jake GBR KTM 12
22 77 Lupino, A. ITA HON 12
23 60 Salazar, Jetro ECU HON 4
24 179 Poli, Joaquin ARG HON 1
25 261 Hendro Fahrodjie , F. INA KAW 1