Quick thoughts – British MXGP day 1

Despite a bitterly cold wind, a blue sky and bright sun shone all day but Maxime Renaux shone even brighter!

In what was a straight up battle with Tim Gajser, the mental battle was on for bragging rights and confidence and the boost went to Renaux who won his first MXGP debut race in style. He fought hard, even changed his line in the section Gajser made the pass to prevent it happening again and emerged victorious. What a win.

Get his view on the race below:

Seewer stayed with the top three as Prado dropped back with rookies Fernandez and Beaton impressing.

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Simon Laengenfelder has went up a level this winter on the De Carli Gas Gas and led all the way in MX2 and had a brilliant flow all race even if Vialle closed slightly – a new addition to the very front of the pack in 2022?

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The EMX125 race was madness with the Yamaha boys battling and crashing and the EMXOpen class was deep, had a full gate of 40 in a really encouraging start to a growing class that was won by former GP man Jose Butron.

The track itself was gnarly! Rutted, choppy and technical, it’s not an easy start for the riders in 2022 and they still have Sunday to go!

Article: Jonathan McCready

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