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2011 Glen Helen USGP: MX1 Results

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FIM Motocross

Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MX1’s Clement Desalle got the perfect FIM Motocross weekend in Glen Helen Raceway, California, for the USGP.

After winning the qualifying race on Saturday, Clement Desalle took the lead of both world motocross heats right at the very beginning and kept it until the end. The Belgian MX1 rider is very pleased to get the red plate back and he is now six points ahead of Max Nagl.

Red Bull Teka KTM Factory Racing MX1’s Max Nagl succeeded in being on the podium, but it was not an easy weekend for the German. Nagl did not make very good starts this weekend and had to fight really hard from the back.

Third was Honda World Motocross’ Evgeny Bobryshev thanks to his sixth and third result. It was the maiden podium for the Russian and it is definitely a good boost for his self-confidence. Bobryshev was not that good on the first race, but his good start in the second one and his consistency made him be at the top three.

Kevin Strijbos from Delta Suzuki motocross team got a solid fourth position after his 4-5 result. The Belgian took the holeshot of the second heat and he missed the podium for only one point.

Red Bull Teka KTM Factory racing MX1’s Antonio Cairoli completed the top five in Glen Helen. The Italian was second in the first race, but he was not that fortunate in the second one, as he was involved in a crash with Steven Frossard at the very beginning of the motocross race. The Italian is now third in the Championship, 24 points behind the leader Clement Desalle.

Monster Energy Yamaha’s David Philippaerts did not have very good starts in both motocross heats, especially in the second one where he had to start from the 15th position. Philippaerts was finally sixth and he is now fifth in the point standings.

Rui Gonçalves suffered some stomach problems this weekend and he could not give his 100-percent. However, after his 12th position in race two, Gonçalves achieved a solid fourth place behind his teammate Evgeny Bobryshev.

Eighth was Jonathan Barragán, who was also not feeling very good this weekend due to some asthma problems. Ninth was Anthony Boissiere, who did an excellent first race taking the holeshot and finishing seventh. However, Boissiere did not have a good start in the second motocross heat and he could only be 12th.

Home rider Christian Craig was the best US FIM motocross rider in the MX1 class after finishing tenth overall.

Steven Frossard was not fortunate at all this weekend; firstly he crashed during the last lap of race one when he was seventh and he then crashed with Antonio Cairoli at the opening lap of race two and he could only be 23rd. Frossard lost the leadership of the Championship and he is now fourth 32 points away from current leader Desalle.

Steve Ramon and Ken De Dycker could not finish motocross race one and they finished 13th and 22nd respectively. Ramon was seventh in the second race, but De Dycker round out of fuel just some metres before the finish line and he was just 20th.

2011 Glen Helen Raceway FIM USGP Results

2011 Glen Helen FIM Motocross – MX1 Race 1 top 10: 1. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 41:30.376; ; 2. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), +0:02.908; 3. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), +0:45.473; 4. Kevin Strijbos (BEL, Suzuki), +0:51.224; 5. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), +0:57.603; 6. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), +1:03.102; 7. Anthony Boissiere (FRA, Yamaha), +1:20.482; 8. Christian Craig (USA, Honda), +1:21.415; 9. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, Kawasaki), +1:36.743; 10. Steven Frossard (FRA, Yamaha), +1:48.422;

2011 Glen Helen FIM Motocross – MX1 Race 2 top ten: 1. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 43:24.372; ; 2. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), +0:01.561; 3. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), +0:11.515; 4. Rui Goncalves (POR, Honda), +0:12.887; 5. Kevin Strijbos (BEL, Suzuki), +0:20.108; 6. Shaun Simpson (GBR, Honda), +0:30.121; 7. Steve Ramon (BEL, Suzuki), +0:34.060; 8. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, Kawasaki), +0:35.550; 9. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), +0:52.794; 10. Xavier Boog (FRA, Kawasaki), +0:56.262;

2011 Glen Helen FIM Motocross – MX1 Overall top ten: 1. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 50 points; 2. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), 42 p.; 3. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), 35 p.; 4. Kevin Strijbos (BEL, Suzuki), 34 p.; 5. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 32 p.; 6. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), 28 p.; 7. Rui Goncalves (POR, Honda), 27 p.; 8. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, Kawasaki), 25 p.; 9. Anthony Boissiere (FRA, Yamaha), 23 p.; 10. Christian Craig (USA, Honda), 21 p.;

2011 Glen Helen FIM Motocross – MX1 Championship top ten: 1. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 128 points; 2. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), 122 p.; 3. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 104 p.; 4. Steven Frossard (FRA, Yamaha), 96 p.; 5. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), 91 p.; 6. Rui Goncalves (POR, Honda), 89 p.; 7. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), 87 p.; 8. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, Kawasaki), 78 p.; 9. Kevin Strijbos (BEL, Suzuki), 68 p.; 10. Davide Guarneri (ITA, Kawasaki), 58 p.;

MX1 Manufacturers: 1. KTM, 129 points; 2. Suzuki, 128 p.; 3. Yamaha, 117 p.; 4. Honda, 99 p.; 5. Kawasaki, 81 p.; 6. TM, 48 p.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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