UNDERDOG WINS FINAL 450 MOTOCROSS GRAND PRIX OF THE YEAR, WHILE THE HURLER?S BROKEN SHOULDER BLADE TURNS OUT NOT TO BE A DEAL BREAKER

September 8, 2013
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No one expected Shaun Simpson to win a Grand Prix in 2013…but he did.

The Lierop Grand Prix was the final round on the FIM Motocross World Championship calendar. since both the 250 and 450 Championships were determined a long time ago, the Lierop sand circuit was the perfect place for unpredictable results.

450 CLASS:

Shaun Simpson stunned everyone when he won moto one and came back to take third in moto two for his first-ever 450 Grand Prix victory. The runner-up was Kevin Strijbos (2-2) with Tony Cairoli (4-1)


Tony Cairoli.

450 LIEROP GRAND PRIX RESULTS
1. Shaun Simpson…………….1-3
2. Kevin Strijbos……………….2-2
3. Antionio Cairoli…………….4-1
4. Evgeny Bobryshev……….3-5
5. Ken De Dycker…………….5-4
6. Tommy Searle……………..7-8
7. Gautier Paulin………………9-7
8. Jeremy van Horebeek…..6-10
9. Clement Desalle………….12-6
10. Rick Santink……………..11-13

250 CLASS:


Jeffrey Herlings wanted to win every 250 GP in 2013, but his shoulder blade injury forced him to miss two races. He still won 15 GPs.

In the 250 class Jeffrey Herlings, seems to have recovered from the broken shoulder blade that sidelined him two races ago. Dylan Ferrandis (2-3) was second with Jordi Tixier third overall.

250 LIEROP GRAND PRIX RESULTS
1. Jeffrey Herlings…………..1-1
2. Dylan Ferrandis………….2-3
3. Jordi Tixier…………………3-4
4. Petar Petrov………………4-5
5. Romain Febvre…………..6-7
6. Dean Ferris………………..5-8
7. Christophe Charlier……..8-11
8. Alek Tonkov……………….7-12
9. Glenn Coldenhoff………..23-2
10. Jake Nicholls……………11-14


Evgeny Bobryshev ended 2013 in eighth overall.

FINAL 450 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS STANDINGS
(After 17 of 17 races)
1. Tony Cairoli…………………….761
2. Clement Desalle……………..671
3. Ken De Dycker………………..607
4. Kevin Strijbos………………….553
5. Gautier Paulin………………….539
6. Tommy Searle………………….487
7. Jeremy Van Horebeek………431
8. Evgeny Bobryshev……………348
9. Shaun Simpson………………..316
10. Max Nagl……………………….314


The final start of the 250 World Championships in 2013.

FINAL 250 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS STANDINGS
(After 17 of 17 races)
1. Jeffrey Herlings…………..742
2. Jordi Tixier…………………607
3. Jose Butron……………….518
4. Christophe Charlier……..490
5. Glenn Coldenhoff………..472
6. Dean Ferris………………..463
7. Jake Nicholls………………424
8. Alessandro Lupino………330
9. Dylan Ferrandis…………..329
10. Max Anstie……………….320

WHY CAIROLI DIDN’T WIN AT LIEROP….

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