Race 3 (MXGP + Open)
The MXGP/Open race started with Gajser taking the FOX Holeshot and leading from Van Horebeek, Monticelli, Jonass, Seewer, Coldenhoff, Watson, Simpson, Kullas and Anderson 10th. Herlings crashed and dropped back to 23rd place while Osborne was in 15th place, Tixier 34th and Strijbos 36th.
After a lap Gajser held a one second lead over Van Horebeek, Coldenhoff, Jonass, Monticelli, Seewer, Watson, Anderson, Simpson, and Bengtsson in 10th. Paulin 11th, Ferris 12th, Prado 13thand Herlings 14th.
Gajser rode really well in front with more than a two-second lead over Van Horebeek while Herlings was on the move as he passed Prado and Paulin. Gajser crashed and Van Horebeek took the lead and Coldenhoff was into second place.
Coldenhoff took the lead and the Dutch were on their way to the top of the podium. Herlings moved into 10thplace as the top ten was Coldenhoff, Van Horebeek, Gajser, Jonass, Seewer, Watson, Anderson, Simpson, Monticelli, and Herlings. Herlings then made the move into ninth as he passed Simpson and Anderson passed Watson for sixth position.
After six laps it was Coldenhoff with a six second lead over Van Horebeek, with Gajser third. Herlings crashed and dropped back to 11thplace. While Herlings moved back into the top 10 in ninth position, his team-mate Coldenhoff continued to lead over Gajser and Van Horebeek. Prado was up to eight place just behind Anderson and Watson.
Jonass moved past Van Horebeek for third place while Osborne continued to struggle in 16thposition. Gajser started closing up on Coldenhoff for the lead, and Herlings moved into seventh place, with Prado eight, Watson ninth and Paulin 10th.
Coldenhoff continued to control the race up front, leading by four seconds with Gajser second and Jonass third. Herlings moved into sixth place, dropping Anderson to seventh and Prado was also closing up on the American. Paulin dropped out of the race with machine problems and put Team Great Britain on the podium for the third year in a row. Coldenhoff won the race for The Netherlands ahead of Gajser and Jonass ensuring the first ever victory of Team Netherlands in history.
Race three proved a disaster for Australia with both Ferris and Duffy failing to finish and classed as 30th and 33rd respectivly.
Race 3 (MXGP + Open) Top Ten:
1. Glenn Coldenhoff (NED, KTM), 34:25.687
2. Tim Gajser (SLO, Honda), +0:02.489
3. Pauls Jonass (LAT, Husqvarna), +0:41.867
4. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), +0:51.947
5. Jeremy Seewer (SUI, Yamaha), +0:55.224
6. Jeremy Van Horebeek (BEL, Honda), +1:02.603
7. Jorge Prado (ESP, KTM), +1:15.893
8. Jason Anderson (USA, Husqvarna), +1:22.934
9. Nathan Watson (GBR, KTM), +1:24.650
10. Shaun Simpson (GBR, KTM), +2:12.110
30, Dean Ferris (Aus, KTM)
33. Regan Duffy (Aus, KTM)