Race results: MXGP World Championship RD6 – Prado perfect at Lugo

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After a terrible round for Jorge Prado in Portugal, normal service was resumed in the first moto at his home track in Lugo. The Spaniard got the holeshot and never looked back totally dominating things at the front of the field.

Romain Febvre got a good start in second and a had a bit of a lonely ride but it went wrong for Tim Gajser. He was third at the start but then had a small tip over dropping outside the top ten he had it all to do and then after that he had an off track excursion but he ended up getting back to sixth.

Jeffrey Herlings didn’t get a good start and could only get back to fourth with Calvin Vlaanderen having a great ride for third on his Factory Yamaha.

In the second moto it was on at the front between Jorge Prado and Tim Gajser after the Slovenian worked his way around Calvin Vlaanderen who was flying and staying with Prado for the first part of the race.

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Gajser got his way around Vlaanderen and then set his sights on Prado, he got him and with two laps to go it looked like it would be a cracker as they set a very high pace at the front. But then Gajser lost the front and Prado took the win.

Meanwhile, Herlings had a frustrating race as he actually got a good start but Gajser and Seewer passed him on the opening lap. It took him a while to get going but once he did he started to catch the leaders and once Gajser crashed it promoted him to second but he needs to work on his intensity at the start of moto’s.

Vlaanderen was riding great and may have ended up on the podium but had a costly crash and ended up seventh which allowed Coldenhoff a top five.

Prado now has the red plate back but there’s only two points in it between him and Gajser despite the Spaniard winning five out of six GP’s.

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