Cole McCullough explains second moto DSQ at Oldebroek
Cole McCullough made his Dutch Masters debut at the second round of the series which took place at Oldebroek on Easter Monday. Considering it’s his first time racing at that level and against world class talents such as Ivano van Erp, Cas Valk and Jānis Reišulis, he had a very strong day.
McCullough finished the moto’s in eighth and ninth before begin disqualified from the second moto. Before the start of the moto, he opened his race pants to get himself comfortable but that is against the rules!
Read more about his day below:
Dutch Masters of Motocross race today at Oldebroek, Holland. Qualifying P-9, Race 1 P-8, Race 2 P-9. First time racing in this series and at Oldebroek MX Track and happy with my riding and my results. Race 1 I had a small crash going for 6th, causing me to loss the front brake but I still managed to finish in 8th. Race 2 I slide off on lap 3 dropping me from 7th to well outside the top 20, I was able to charge back through the pack to 9th with some really good lap times. Every day is a learning day and I found that out the hard way. Before Race 2 I opened my race pants, in the holding paddock, to fix myself down below, this is against the rules I found out afterwards and unfortunately I was disqualified by race direction. It seems a harsh penalty, but I guess the rules are in place for a reason and this federation are strict by sticking to them.
A big thanks to Stephen Sword for his help training with me out on the bike last week. Thanks to my mechanic Davy Dickson for his work on my race bikes The bikes are now ready again and loaded in the race truck heading to Latvia tomorrow morning for the EMX125 round this weekend. A big thanks also to the whole Hitachi KTM Fuelled by Milwaukee team.
Pic: Danny Relouw