WHO QUALIFIED FIRST AT THE SHANGHAI GRAND PRIX? WHAT ABOUT LAST?

Arnuad Tonus crashed in the 450 Qualifier and was transported to the hospital complaining of shortness of breath.

MXGP OF CHINA 450 QUALIFYING RESULTS
(one moto for GP gate pick only)
1. Glenn Coldenhoff…(KTM)
2. Arminas Jasikonis…(Hus)
3. Jeremy Seewer…(Yam)
4. Pauls Jonass…(KTM)
5. Jeffrey Herlings…(KTM)
6. Ivo Monticelli…(Hus)
7. Jeremy Van Horebeek…(Hon)
8. Gautier Paulin…(Yam)
9. Kevin Stribos…(Yam)
10. Jordi Tixier…(KTM)
11. Tim Gajser…(Hon)
12. Brian Bogers…(Hon)
13. Petar Petrov…(KTM)
14. Nathan Renkens…(KTM)
15. Chaiyan Romphan…(Yam)
16. Jianhao Xu…(Yam)
17. Madjade Nakpane…(Yam)
18. Francesco Galligari…(Hus)
19. Liansong Deng…(KTM)
20. Tianwei Peng…(KTM)
21. Arnaud Tonus (Yam)

Tim Gajser was leading in the 450 Qualifier, but fell twice and ended up 11th.

Notes: The fastest non-European-licensed rider was Chaiyan Romphan, who was 16 seconds slower than the fastest qualifer (Glenn Coldenhoff). The slowest qualifying time (Tianwei Peng) was 42 second a lap slower than the fastest time. None of the local wild card riders finished the 13-lap qualifier with more than 11 laps completed.

Jeremy Seewer (91) was third overall in the 13-lap 450 qualifier, which is a race to get gate pick for the actual GP.

Best 450 lap time…1:44.62 (Coldenhoff)
Worst 450 lap time…2:33.22 (Peng)

Mitchell Harrison only did 9 laps of the 250 Qualifying race and will get the 21st gate pick.

MXGP OF CHINA 250 QUALIFYING RESULTS
(one moto for GP gate pick only)
1. Jorge Prado…(KTM)
2. Tom Vialle…(KTM)
3. Calvin Vlaanderen…(Hon)
4. Maxima Renaux…(Yam)
5. Mitch Evans…(Hon)
6. Brian Moreau…(Kaw)
7. Adam Sterry…(Kaw)
8. Jago Geerts…(Yam)
9. Thomas Kjer Olsen…(Hus)
10. Roan De Moosdijk…(Kaw)
11. Richard Sikyna…(KTM)
12. Iker Larranga Olano… (KTM)
13. Mattia Guadagnini…(Hus)
14. Alberto Forato…(Hus0
15. Zachary Pichon…(Hon)
16. Larissa Papenmeier..(Yam)
17. Ke Wang… (Yam)
18. Yang Pu…(Yam)
19. Bolin Hu…Hon)
20. Yongming Peng…(Hon)
21. Mitchell Harrison…(Kaw)
22. Hao Cheng…(Hon)

Brian Bogers was 12th in the 450 Qualifying race.

Notes: Mitchell Harrison only did one lap. The fastest non-European-licensed rider was Ke Wang, who was 7 seconds slower the the slowest European rider (Larissa Papenmeier) and and 21 seconds slower than the fastest qualifer (Tom Vialle). None of the local wild card riders finished the 13-lap qualifier with more than 10 laps complete.

The pre-race ceremony with all of the GP regulars on the stage.

Best 250 lap time…1:45.77 (Vialle)
Worst 250 lap time…2:15.73 (Cheng)

SHANGHAI QUALIFYING RACE HIGHLIGHTS

 

Photos: Yamaha, Husqvarna, MXGP, Honda, Kawasaki

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