Thanks to a 6-2 in the heats Alessandro Lupino won the final podium in the MX2 GP of Italy. For the CLS Kawasaki rider seem solved physical problems accused in the past GP and it looks so motivated to come back in the top positions. For his teammate Tommy Searle with a 7-5 in MX1 (after a strong second in qualifying on Saturday) confirms that the rookie class is still practicing with the 450 and it is always very regular at every GP. Next roun with the world motocross championship in the next two weeks in Uddevalla, Sweden.
In Bazau, Romania, has instead run the fourth round of the WEC where TCX riders once again dominated almost all categories starting with the young english young gun "husky" powered Jamie McCanney that in EY with a 1-1 won the world title in advance. In the E1 and E3 Antoine Meo and Christophe Nambotin scored two peremptory 1-1 that throw them now pours the reconfirmation of their world title while in E2 "pela" Renet always in pursuit of strong Salvini.
WORLD ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP - BAZAU
1, Antoine Meo, France, KTM, (1 – 1) TCX RIDER
2, Juha Salminen, Finland, Husqvarna, (2 – 2)
3, Cristobal Guerrero, Spain, KTM, (3 – 3) TCX RIDER
E1 Standings after Round 10
1, Antoine Meo, 191
2, Juha Salminen, 150
3, Matti Seistola, 141
1, Alex Salvini, Italy, HM-Honda, (2 – 1)
2, Pierre-Alexandre Renet, France, Husaberg, (3 – 2) TCX RIDER
3, Johnny Aubert, France, KTM, (1 – 3)
E2 Standings after Round 10
1, Alex Salvini, 186
2, Ivan Cervantes, 160
3, Pierre-Alexandre Renet, 153
1, Christophe Nambotin, France, KTM, (1 – 1) TCX RIDER
2, Mathias Bellino, France, Husaberg, (2 – 2) TCX RIDER
3, Aigar Leok, Estonia, TM, (3 – 3)
E3 Standings after Round 10
1, Christophe Nambotin, 190
2, Aigar Leok, 145
3, Joakim Ljunggren, 139
1, Matthew Philips, Australia, Husqvarna, (2 – 1)
2, Mario Roman, Spain, Husaberg, (1 – 2) TCX RIDER
3, Loic Larrieu, France, Husaberg, (9 - 3) TCX RIDER
EJ Standings after Round 10
1, Matthew Philips, 180
2, Giacomo Redondi, 150
3, Daniel McCanney, 128
1, Jamie McCanney, Great Britain, Husaberg, (1 – 1) TCX RIDER
2, Albin Elowson, Sweden, Husaberg, (2 – 2)
3, Benjamin Herrera, Chile, TM, (3 – 3)
Youth Cup Standings after Round 10
1, Jamie McCanney, 194
2, Albin Elowson, 144
3, Benjamin Herrera, 132
The "rumors" were in the air for quite some time but now it's official: Cyril Despres is the new factory Yamaha rider of the Yamaha Motor France squad for off-road rally. The winner of the 2013 Dakar leaves his KTM to climb aboard the new YZF 450 that will be his new "travelmate" as early as next Sardinia rally which kicks off during these days from Alghero. Of course, everything is about for the upcoming 2014 Dakar where must defends the title won a few months ago in the latest edition.
After Assen Monza. Sam Lowes makes his "double" with the troubled Italian GP and consolidates his leadership in the overall standings of the championship.
In the spanish round of the WEC Antoine Meo in E1 and E3 Christophe Nambotin were once again the real stars of the two days competition while in the E2 closes both days of the GP with two third places. Great performance in the EY youth cup in victory instead of jamie McCanney with the small and "smoky" 125 two strokes.
Great performance by "Tito" Rabat in the Moto2 class of the spanish Grand Prix. In Jerez de la Frontera the HP Tuenti rider did a very good job since the qualifying session and with a great race makes the top of the podium of the GP coming out as a serious player for the final victory saw the pace of the race and reached performances of his Kalex.
In the Portuguese round of the MX world championship continues the excellent races ofTommy Searle in the MX1 class that, even in Agueda, has always been in top positions by closing the GP with a sixth and a fourth place in the heats and the feeling with its kawasaki 450 that grows each GP and soon we will see him fighting for the top positions. Rather unfortunate his teammate Alessandro Lupino in MX2 that, due to a bad fall and a terrible blow to the already injured ribs, back home a bit battered though with a stoic seventh place in race 2 with some ribs cracked that shall impose 'a short period of enforced rest.
Sprint finish for the supersport class in Assen where Sam Lowes this time takes the first lace over the rival turkish kawasaki rider Kenan Sofoglu. The british, third in the 2012, after the unluky round of Aragon, takes the first victory of the season riding his Yamaha with which already seems to have reached a great feeling seeing the performance in practice and durng the heats.
WSSC FINAL RESULTS - Assen
1. Lowes (Yamaha) TCX rider
2. Sofuoglu (Kawasaki)
3. Foret (Kawasaki)
4. VD Mark (Honda)