En plein for Pirelli at the “Internazionali d’Italia di Motocross 2017”

Jeremy Van Horebeek (MX1), and Antonio Cairoli (Elite), win in Ottobiano. Jorge Prado is the new champion in MX2 while Antonio Cairoli is crowned in MX1 and Elite championship.

 

 

Ottobiano (Italy), 13 february 2017 – Ottobiano’s "South Milan Circuit" has hosted the third and final round of the "Internazionali d’Italia di Motocross 2017". On the deep sand that characterizes the italian track, Pirelli’s riders entrusted in SCORPION™ MX32™ Mid Soft front and SCORPION™ MX Soft rear, the tires that proved to be unbeatable allowing the italian brand to get the top spot in MX1, MX2 and Elite championships.

 

Jeremy Van Horebeek took the victory in MX1 class. The Belgian rider made a great start and left behind his opponents, keeping the first position till the finish. Excellent second place for Antonio Cairoli who won the title. Third position, in the race and in the championship, for Evgeny Bobryshev.

 

In MX2 class great day for Jorge Prado that, thanks to the second position, has secured the championship win. Good third place for Samuele Bernardini, very fast and competitive, and finally free of the bad luck of the previous races.

 

An awesome Antonio Cairoli has dominated in the Elite class. The eight-time world champion started in second position and, during the first laps, he got rid of Jeremy Van Horebeek, who got the holeshot. The Belgian ended in second position just ahead of José Butron, excellent third. Romain Febvre finished fourth but he grabbed the third position in the championship standings.

 

The victory belongs to Pirelli also in 125 class thanks to the double first place of Mikkel Haarup.

After completing the "Internazionali d’Italia di Motocross 2017", for team and riders it’s time to get ready for the first round of Motocross World Championship that, on February 25th, will be hosted at the Losail circuit in Qatar.

 

 

Results:

 

MX1

  1. VAN HOREBEEK Jeremy (BEL)
  2. CAIROLI Antonio (ITA)
  3. BOBRYSHEV Evgeny (RUS)
  4. LEOK Tanel (EST)
  5. GUILLOD Valentin (SUI)

 

MX2

  1. CERVELLIN Michele (ITA)
  2. PRADO GARCIA Jorge (SPA)
  3. BERNARDINI Samuele (ITA)
  4. VLAANDEREN Calvin (RSA)
  5. TROPEPE Giuseppe (ITA)

 

ELITE

  1. CAIROLI Antonio (ITA)
  2. VAN HOREBEEK Jeremy (BEL)
  3. BUTRON José (SPA)
  4. FEBVRE Romain (FRA)
  5. PRADO GARCIA Jorge (SPA)

 

 

Championship overall:

 

MX1

  1. CAIROLI Antonio (ITA) p.340
  2. VAN HOREBEEK Jeremy (BEL) p.320
  3. BOBRYSHEV Evgeny (RUS) p.200
  4. GAJSER Tim (SLO) p.196
  5. LEOK Tanel (EST) p.165

 

MX2

  1. PRADO GARCIA Jorge (SPA) p.300
  2. CERVELLIN Michele (ITA) p.280
  3. BOGERS Brian (NED) p.165
  4. BERNARDINI Samuele (ITA) p.159
  5. PATUREL Benoit (FRA) p.155

 

ELITE

  1. CAIROLI Antonio (ITA) p.240
  2. VAN HOREBEEK Jeremy (BEL) p.200
  3. FEBVRE Romain (FRA) p.145
  4. GAJSER Tim (SLO) p.140
  5. BUTRON José (SPA) p.130