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Calvin Vlaanderen and Todd Kellett discuss Riola GP

Calvin Vlaanderen and Todd Kellett talk Riola GP

Monster Vitality Yamaha Manufacturing unit MXGP’s Calvin Vlaanderen maintained his sturdy and constant begin to the 2024 MXGP World Championship with seventh general at spherical three of the sequence in Riola Sardo, Sardinia.

A robust begin in race one set Vlaanderen up for a optimistic end result on the identical venue wherein he secured his debut MXGP victory in 2022. Making a number of passes on lap one moved the South African as much as fourth the place he remained till lap 4 when he was demoted by Jeffrey Herlings. A small crash just a few laps later halted what regarded set to be a stable end result, with the Yamaha YZ450FM rider finally claiming seventh.

Lining up for race two with a transparent technique, Vlaanderen centered on delivering constant laps and preserving any errors to a minimal. Capable of execute his pre-race plan, the 27-year-old completed sixth for seventh general and now strikes as much as seventh within the championship standings.

Becoming a member of the Monster Vitality Yamaha Manufacturing unit MXGP workforce for the MXGP of Sardegna was reigning FIM Sand Races World Cup Champion, Todd Kellett. No stranger to racing on sand, the Brit improved upon his race one twenty first to attain factors in race two along with his sixteenth place end.

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The 2024 FIM Motocross World Championship now heads to again to mainland Europe and to Pietramurata in Italy for the MXGP of Trentino on April thirteenth and 14th.

— Calvin Vlaanderen:

“I’m a bit of disillusioned about my weekend. I all the time come right here with excessive expectations after successful right here prior to now. I knew it wouldn’t be simple, particularly because the monitor was actually tough and the climate was actually sizzling, however it was the identical for everybody on the market. It was a pity about my crash in race one because it pushed me again quite a bit and I misplaced my rhythm. For race two, I simply needed to hit my marks and journey constant laps and that’s what I did. I’m scoring good factors each weekend and that’s actually vital so now it’s on to Trentino subsequent weekend.”

— Todd Kellett:

“It was rattling laborious, however on the identical time I actually loved this Grand Prix. An enormous because of Yamaha and the workforce for this chance. The depth is quite a bit greater than within the seaside races. Not regular how loopy these guys go right here. I felt like a squash participant making an attempt to play tennis. The crashes in each motos have been a bit irritating. However all-in all: a incredible expertise.”

Phrases: Press Launch

Picture: Full Spectrum Media



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