2020 LIMBURG GRAND PRIX MOTOCROSS RESULTS: NUMBER 2 OF 3 AT LOMMEL (UPDATED)

250 GRAND PRIX OVERALL RESULTS

250 points leader Tom Vialle (28) just keeps on winning. His 2-1 defeated Ben Watson’s 3-2 and Jago Geerts’ 1-7. Vialle has won 7 of the 14 GPs so far in 2020.

Isak Gifting is making the most of his fill-in ride at GasGas. He went 5-5 for fourth overall in only his fifth GP.

Ben Watson is working his way up in the standings. He was second in Lommel.

2020 LIMBURG GP 250 OVERALL RESULTS
1. Tom Vialle (KTM)…2-1
2. Ben Watson (Yam)…3-2
3. Jago Geerts (Yam)…1-7
4. Isak Gifting (Gas)…5-5
5. Maxime Renaux (Yam)…8-4
6. Ruben Fernandez (Yam)…4-9
7. Thomas Kjer Olsen (Hus)…7-6
8. Stephen Rubini (Hon)…6-12
9. Jed Beaton (Hus)…10-10
10. Alvin Ostlund (Hon)…9-11
Other Notables: 11. Bas Vaessen (KTM); 12. Roan Van Moosdijk (Kaw); 13. Cyril Genot (Yam); 14. Nathan Renkens (KTM); 17. Jan Pancar (KTM); 18. Alberto Forato (Hus)…15-27; 24. Kevin Horgmo (KTM).

Jago Geerts won the first moto, but was seventh in the second 250 moto. The Yamaha factory rider is 61 points behind with four races left.

Jeff Beaton’s 10-10 day was not what he expected.

2020 FIM 250 GP POINTS STANDINGS
(after 14 of 18 rounds)
1. Tom Vialle (KTM)…616
2. Jago Geerts (Yam)…555
3. Maxime Renaux (Yam)…438
4. Jed Beaton (Hus)…429
5. Thomas Kjer Olsen (Hus)…410
6. Ben Watson (Yam)…397
7. Roan Van De Moosdijk (Kaw)…377
8. Conrad Mewse (KTM)…287
9. Ruben Fernandez (Yam)…279
10. Mathys Boisrame (Kaw)…234

450 GRAND PRIX OVERALL RESULTS

Jorge Prado (61) took the win at Lommel #2 and moved to third in 450 GP points.

Jeremy Seewer (91) wheelies off the line, while Tony Cairoli keeps it on the straight and level.

2020 LIMBURG GP 450 OVERALL RESULTS
1. Jorge Prado (KTM)…2-1
2. Tim Gajser (Hon)..1-3
3. Tony Cairoli (KTM)…6-2
4. Romain Febvre (Kaw)…3-4
5. Jeremy Seewer (Yam)…4-7
6. Brian Bogers (KTM)…7-5
7. Calvin Vlaanderren (Yam)… 6-9
8. Clement Desalle (Kaw)…8-10
9. Jeremy Van Horebeek (Hon)…11-8
10. Jordi Tixier (KTM)…9-11
Other notables: 1. Ivo Monticelli (Gas); 12. Gautier Paulin (Yam); 13. Evgeny Bobryshev (Hus); 14. Dylan Walsh (Hon); 15. Tanel Leok (Hus); 16. Valentin Guillod (Hon); 17. Brent Van Doninck (Hus).

Tim Gajser won the first moto, but his third in moto two handed the overall to Jorge Prado at the second round of three at the Lommel sand track in Belgium. This is Gajser’s second place trophy.

Tony Cairoli (222) went 6-2 for third overall.

Romain Febvre was fourth on the day and is fifth in he standings.

2020 FIM 450 GP POINTS STANDINGS
(After 14 of 18 rounds)
1. Tim Gajser (Hon)…533
2. Tony Cairoli (KTM)…478
3. Jorge Prado (KTM)…476
4. Jeremy Seewer (Yam)…461
5. Romain Febvre (Kaw)…421
6. Glenn Coldenhoff (Gas)…375
7. Gautier Paulin (Yam)…369
8. Clement Desalle (Yam)…336
9. Jeremy Van Horebeek (Hon)…271
10. Jeffrey Herlings (KTM)…263

THE THINNING RANKS OF GRAND PRIX MOTOCROSS HERD

There were only 27 rider sin the 250 class at Lommel this week and 28 in the 450 class. Her eis the reason why

Conrad Mewse fell sick with what the Hitachi KTM team is tonsilitis and sat out this week’s race to be ready for Sunday’s race at Lommel.

Mathys Boisrame started to suffer from the effects of a concussion he got over a month ago, and even though he was in the top ten in 250 points he elected to take the rest of the season off.

Glenn Coldenhoff fractured his T3 and T4 vertebrae a week ago and will not return until the 2021 season.

Jeffrey Herlings was leading the 450 World Championship when fell in free practice at Faenza and broke his C1, C6 and T3. Jeffrey says his back has healed, but since he missed so many races he was goiNg to take the time to have a nagging foot injury fixed.

2017 250 World Champion Pauls Jonass crashed during the coronavirus delay breaking some ribs, several spinAL processes and other injuries. He is out until 2021.

Shaun Simpson crashed in Latvia and was beat up, but he then had a practice crash and suffered a spinal injury. He didn’t need surgery, but he won’t be back this season.

Arminas Jasikonis crashed in Lombardia and was placed in a medically induced coma. He has since improved and is recovering.

Henry Jacobi crashed last week in timed practice qualifying at Lommel and dislocated shoulder. He will sit out the rest of 2020.

Alessandro Lupino tore a ligament in his knee in the second moto at the Grand Prix of Lombardia. He is having it repaired to be ready for next year.

Thomas Covington is the lucky one on this list because he isn’t injured at all. He just decided to quit at mid-season. He says that he will pursue other interests—but not motocross.

 

 

 

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