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Herlings is also in Lommel untouchable, countrymen disappoint

The Dutchman Jeffrey Herlings (KTM) Sunday in Lommel for the Grand prix motocross of Belgium to his list of achievements is added. The world CHAMPIONSHIP leader, held the fifteenth round of the world championship MXGP the Italian Antonia Cairoli (KTM) and the Briton Max Class (Husqvarna).

On the sandy circuit of Lommel showed Herlings is the best in both series. Each time ended up world champion Cairoli on the second place. Class was twice fourth in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS-podium climb in the king’s class.

The Belgians were the support of the hometown audience does not convert good results. Jérémy Van Horebeek (eighth and ninth) was the best Belgian on place 8 in the rankings. Clément Desalle (tenth and ninth) stood in a position lower. Kevin Strijbos signed for the fifteenth place. Julien Lieber was eighteenth, Jeffrey Dewuld nineteenth.

Herlings broke in mid-June in a fall during a training rechtersleutelbeen. This missed the Dutch GP of Lombardy. He won this season, all twelve GP’s. In the CHAMPIONSHIP mode has he now 683 points, 36 points over Cairoli. Desalle is third with 503 points. Van Horebeek (337) is ninth, Lieber (198) fourteenth, Strijbos (177) fifteenth.

Also in the MX2 drove the world CHAMPIONSHIP-leader the competition to shreds. The Spaniard Jorge Prado (KTM) won both races, and ended as the American Thomas Covington (Husqvarna) and Dane Thomas Kjer Olsen (Husqvarna). Zandrijder Jago Geerts (Yamaha), of which the Prado in the second round is still quite difficult to made, just fell next to the stage. Brent Van doninck (Husqvarna) completed the top 10. Prado (645 pts) increased in the WK position, his lead over Pauls Jonass (617), which in Lommel only fifth. The eighteen-year-old Geerts (346) is seventh, Van doninck (151) sixteenth.

The next world cup round is on the 18th of August in the Swiss Frauenfeld.

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