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Bogers, Coldenhoff and Zanocz focus on Riola

Bogers, Coldenhoff and Zanocz discuss Riola

Riola Sardo hosted the third spherical of the Motocross World Championship and the season opener for the EMX125 European Championship that noticed Fantic Manufacturing facility Racing 125 and Noel Zanocz on the highest step of the rostrum. On one of the crucial demanding tracks on the MXGP calendar, Brian Bogers clinched a prime 10 outcome within the premier class at his debut on the Fantic XXF 450.


In race 1, Noel Zanocz took the lead early on and tried to open up a niche on his rivals. With solely 4 laps to go he needed to take a step again, additionally due to his wrist which was not at 100%, nonetheless ending second. Douwe Van Mechgelen put in a powerful efficiency as properly and secured a fourth-place end. Simone Mancini was concerned in a flip 1 crash and needed to work his method up, ultimately ending seventeenth.

Zanocz didn’t get the perfect of begins within the second moto, however was fast to make up floor. He labored his method into the lead and secured his first ever victory within the European Championship in a shocking method. By doing so, he’ll take the purple plate to Fantic’s house race in Arco di Trento. One other stable race in P7 put Douwe Van Mechgelen fifth general. Mancini skilled an unfortunate weekend with a problem that compelled him to retire early within the second moto.

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Noel Zanocz: “I picked up a small wrist damage final week whereas coaching however I nonetheless got here right here with feeling. In time apply I made just a few errors which didn’t enable me to get an excellent gate decide. I nonetheless managed to get begin within the first moto round fifth place. Within the first lap I took over the lead and was main virtually all of the race, ending second ultimately. Within the second moto the beginning was not pretty much as good, I used to be simply exterior the highest 10 within the first lap however I labored my method as much as the primary place – and I completed there. I nonetheless can’t consider this occurred and I wrestle to search out the proper phrases nevertheless it’s an excellent feeling. I even felt like crying on the rostrum however I didn’t work [he smiles], I can’t even say how completely happy I’m proper now. Now we’re wanting ahead to Arco and we are going to attempt to preserve going like this.”


Fantic Manufacturing facility Racing MXGP went into the third spherical of the World Championship with the brand new two-rider line-up, as Brian Bogers joined his fellow Dutchman Glenn Coldenhoff below the awning. Each are well-known for his or her sand using expertise and began the weekend in Riola Sardo off with a stable Qualifying Race, with Coldenhoff securing seventh gate decide simply in entrance of his new teammate Bogers in eight place.

In Race 1, Glenn Coldenhoff was quick out of the beginning gate and located himself within the entrance group proper from the start, ultimately crossing the end line in a robust fourth place. Brian Bogers confirmed promising race tempo on his debut in Fantic Manufacturing facility colors, battling throughout the Prime 10 proper from the beginning and taking house P8.

Initially of the second moto, Coldenhoff misplaced a number of positions after a contact with one other rider in flip 1. Glenn needed to come again from exterior the highest 15 and needed to accept ninth place and sixth general. It was once more a stable exhibiting for Bogers with an eleventh place in race 2 and a ninth general at his first GP of the season and his first official outing on the Fantic XXF 450.

Glenn Coldenhoff: “The primary moto was fairly okay, I had begin and will preserve my tempo, P4 was positively not unhealthy. I believe that was probably the most optimistic word this weekend. The beginning was good once more within the second moto however I bought tousled with different riders within the first flip. I used to be far again, I pushed onerous however I used to be struggling a bit. I didn’t present what I used to be able to. Regardless that I gave every little thing my pace wasn’t that good and I may solely end in P9. Sixth general remains to be respectable nevertheless it’s not what I’m working for therefore onerous. I need to carry out properly and be across the podium spots. I do know it’s onerous within the MXGP class in the intervening time however I really feel that I’m positively able to being there on day. We preserve working, we’re performing some assessments on Wednesday and prepare for Arco – to hopefully be on the field there.”

Brian Bogers:

“I’m fairly shocked with my efficiency. Sure, I’m a sand rider however you additionally must be match for these sort of tracks – and simply coming in I’m usually not match sufficient. I used to be nonetheless within the prime 10 in 5 out of six periods, I can also’t complain a few prime 10 general in my first GP again. I’m very fortunate man to get this chance and I’m very proud of the efficiency I’ve proven already this weekend. The bike feels already wonderful, that could be a actually large benefit. We are able to solely go upwards from right here and will probably be attention-grabbing to see what we are able to do when I’m 100% match.”


David Braceras and Kay Karssemakers struggled to search out the proper feeling with the demanding observe of Riola Sardo within the Qualifying Race, ending in P17 and P20. That meant a not ideally suited gate decide for Sunday’s races – and the beginning is essential with a purpose to obtain a stable outcome. Nevertheless, Braceras nonetheless introduced house a fifteenth place in race 1, whereas Karssemakers, who is just not but in good bodily situation, was seventeenth.

In Race 2, Kay Karssemakers struggled in the beginning however elevated his rhythm within the first laps and labored his method up until twelfth place which additionally positioned the Fantic Manufacturing facility Racing rider in thirteenth general. There have been optimistic indicators for Braceras as properly, the Spaniard was working in P12 for many of the second moto however sadly, an issue compelled him to retire with only some laps to go.

Kay Karssemakers: “Lastly step in the proper path with P12 within the second race. I’m fairly completely happy and it feels good to get a pleasant outcome once more after two accidents. Because of Fantic and my crew, let’s go for different good outcomes!”

Phrases: Press Launch

Picture: Fantic Racing



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