The 2017 Fiat Professional MXGP of Belgium finished in amazing fashion today! After a soggy Saturday, race today started with the sun shining as the best MXGP and MX2 riders took to the demanding sands of Lommel.
Focus, strength, and skill all combined into winning performances for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing‰Ûªs Jeffrey Herlings in MX1 and Jorge Prado Garcia in MX2. Not only was it a KTM 1-2 it was the Astrian brand that filled all six podium positions at the end of the day!.
Herlings came into the weekend focused on winning on the sand and as racing started he found himself second on the first lap sandwiched between his teammates, Glen Coldenhoff, and Antonio Cairoli.
Coldenhoff led the his fellow countryman while Cairoli gave chase to the two dutch riders. Coldenhoff managed to hold his own against the man know as the sand master, Herlings, for the first laps. It was on lap 6 that Herlings found his way by and looked to check out from Cairoli and the rest.