News 8 Jul 2019

Sixth straight win for Gajser at MXGP of Indonesia

Prado wins MX2 as Australia's Beaton score top five finish.

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Honda HRC’s Tim Gajser has extended his winning streak to six after claiming victory yesterday in Indonesia for round 11 of the 2019 MXGP World Championship.

The former world champion rode commandingly all weekend long, notching up a 1-2 scorecard to not only win the overall, but also stretch his points lead to 130.

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre was second overall after claiming victory in the final moto, as teammate Jeremy Seewer (Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing) locked out the top three. Standing Construct KTM duo Max Anstie and Glenn Coldenhoff completed the top five.

In the MX2 category, reigning champion Jorge Prado (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing) continued his run of overall wins, claiming top honours with a 1-2 results sheet, while strengthening his points advantage to 51.

Fellow Red Bull KTM Factory Racing contender and MX2 rookie Tom Vialle finished runner-up, as Thomas Kjer Olsen (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing) completed to podium with a win to his name.

The top five was rounded out by Team SM Action Yamaha’s Maxime Renaux and Australian Jed Beaton (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing), while compatriot Mitch Evans (Team Honda 114 Motorsports) was 19th overall.

The MXGP World Championship remains in Indonesia for round 12 this weekend, set to take place at Semarang.

Detailed results