Pietramurata again on the podiums for Tim Gajser and …


In the MXGP class, it was again Team HRC’s Tim Gajser who led his Honda CRF450RW to a fantastic podium and moved closer to the championship lead. Now, only three points separate the top three in the standings with Gajser in third.

In the first race, Tim quickly took the lead and led 18 of the 20 laps of the race, but the arm pump and small mistakes cost him in the later stages of the race and rather than risk others. errors, he settled for second place and 22 race points. .

The second race and ‘Tiga’ reached the first lap in sixth position, but very quickly moved up to fourth place and slowly worked away and pushed forward. Eventually, time passed for the four-time HRC team world champion and he settled for third place in the race, 42 points in the Grand Prix and second in the overall standings.

Gajser was followed by Henry Jacobi of JM Honda Racing in his CRF450R, with a 9-11 record and the first private driver in points today in Italy.

Ruben Fernandez from Honda 114 Motorsports has once again had a great day in the Dolomites.

The fast Spaniard qualified on pole position for today’s race and in the first heat settled in third where he remained throughout the heat.

Then, in the second race, an average start gave some work to Fernandez. He started the race in 11th place, but in the second lap he moved up to eighth and then sixth to lap four, finishing the race in fifth place to take a well-deserved third place in the overall standings, just one point away. of the second.

An accident at the first corner of the race surprised Stephen Rubini, resulting in a fractured scapula. The sympathetic Frenchman is now entering a recovery period and will try to bounce back before the end of the season.


Wiley C. Thompson

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