Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team‰Ûªs Clement Desalle is becoming a consistent face in the top 5 of MXGP. Desalle had another good weekend of racing as he went 4-4, placing fourth overall and scoring 36 championship points. The number 25 is also 4th in the championship standings coming out of Germany and into France.
"The level in the MXGP is so close that we work on any small detail to make a difference, and after each race we talk with the staff to find where we can make minor changes to the settings to be back on the podium," Desalle said.
Behind Desalle was the second French rider in the top 5, Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing‰Ûªs Romain Febvre who has struggled so far this season but triumphed this weekend comparatively with 7-5 finishes. Febvre showed speed both days qualifying 5th and battling with team mate Jeremy Van Horebeek among others. Van Horebeek who is 5th in the championship standings finished 5th in race 1 and he was in the same position in race 2 until he fell picking himself up 20th and finishing 15th for 10th overall.