WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MOTOCROSS THAILAND GP round - Nakhonchaisri
Exactly one week afterthe start with the Qatar GP the motocross WC has moved to Thailand on the Nakhonchaisri track after earlier editions were held in Si Racha. In MX2 victory in both heats for Jeffrey Herlings but a very good third place overall for Dylan Ferrandis great with a second and a fourth place gets the 2nd in the overall championship. Good performance also for Covington with two fifth places and not a good GP for defending champion Jordi Tixier who returns from Thailand with only 8 points of the first run.
The circus of the World Motocross is now preparing for the trip to Argentina's Neuquen track where later this month will host the third round of the World Championship season.
WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP 1st round Losail - QATAR
For the third consecutive time the World Motocross Championship kicked off in Qatar with the race over the track built inside the Losail circuit speed. the MX2 GP class won by factory KTM rider Jeffrey Herlings with TCX rider always among the first positions especially with Dylan Ferrandis (2/5) on the podium in the first moto and good fifth in the second. The 2014 champion Jordi Tixier closes his GP with a 9/6 and US rider Thomas Covington with a 10/11
Next round of the World Motocross on 8 March with the GP of Thailand in Nakhonchaisri
MANTOVA STARCROSS - 22/02/2015 Mantova - ITALY
With a 1-2-1- in the heats Jordi Tixier repeats his 2014 winning performance and gets the MX2 class in the 32th edition of the 2015 Mantova Starcross, traditional early-season invitational race organized in the famous track. Exactly one week before the beginning of the 2015 World Championship, the factory Kawasaki rider seems to be already in good shape as a physical condition as his lap speed over the three heats confirmed even if the 2014 world champion did not pushed very hard according the bad rainy day condition suggested to be careful.
- WORLD SUPERBIKE & SUPERSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP 1st round Australia - Phillip Island
First GP of the season and first victory for Jules Cluzel and his MV Agusta in the WSSC class. In the opening race in Phillip Island the french team MV rider places his second win after the winning in the 2014 so its performance achieved last year on the Australian track became his favorite track where he had already showed some good things a few years ago when he was in the SBK class. Cluzel takes the first podium place ahead his teammate Zanetti and english honda rider Gino Rea. In the class SBK Alex Lowes after being very fast during the practice session during the friday and saturday closed his australian weekend with only a ninth place in the first heat.
Next round of the WSBK a WSSC next March 22 in Buriram, Thailand.