After a 5 year hiatus, MXGP and the FIM Motocross World Championship returned to Russia with a the pair of Swiss riders, Arnaud Tonus and Jeremy Seewer, who claimed the pole position for Sunday.
Wilvo Yamaha MXGP‰Ûªs Arnaud Tonus put himself in great position for Sunday by winning today‰Ûªs qualifying race. The #4 came into the first corner in the 4th spot and worked his way forward by making an early pass on 3rd and capitalizing on the mistakes of others.
‰ÛÏI had fun in practice, I felt pretty good on the track, it is similar conditions here to what we can find in Switzerland or near where I live, it is definitely something I fell comfortable on. After winning the qualifying race I‰Ûªm expecting a good Sunday," Tonus said.