HUSQVARNA: ANSTIE SECURES MAIDEN MXGP CLASS PODIUM RESULT
MXGP OF LOMBARDIA
Going from strenght to strenght in his debut season in the MXGP class, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing's Max Anstie wrapped up round 11 of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship by claiming third overall at the MXGP of Lombardia in Italy. In the MX2 category, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider Thomas Covington went 4/3 for third overall.
Enjoying a great feeling aboard his FC 450 machine despite tough conditions, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing's Max Nagl put in two solid motos for fifth overall at the GP of Lombardia. Earning seventh in moto one and then fourth in moto two, the German collected 32 valuable points and moved up to eighth in the class' provisional championship standings.
In the MX2 category, for Thomas Kjer-Olsen the GP of Lombardia proved tougher than the young Dane had expected. Securing 10th in moto one Thomas came back stronger to get sixth in moto two.
The Husqvarna team, sponsored by Scorpion Bay, will return to action at round 12 of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship in Agueda, Portugal on July 1/2.