Evgeny Bobryshev had an excellent weekend at the MXGP of Great Britain, sealing a pair of hard-fought fourth places to finish fourth overall.

There were actually in effect three races today after a red-flag incident brought the opening moto to a halt at just before the halfway mark, leading to a restart and at full distance. Bobby’s day started strongly as he set the pace in the morning’s warm-up session, and continued well. In each of these races, Bobby fought his way through the field to rise to fourth place, often being the fastest rider on track.

Ultimately he was just three points shy of what would have been his first podium of 2015 on the CRF450RW, but as he continues to re-find his form after the interruption of injury last year, it was another very positive weekend for the big Russian.

On the other side of the Team HRC garage, Gautier Paulin’s day also started very strongly as he was second fastest in the morning warm-up, a tenth of a second behind Bobby. Paulin lost out with the red flagging of race one as he was in third at the time of the stoppage, and upon the restart was only able to take the chequered flag in sixth. In race two, he fought back from 12th to 7th, to place him seventh overall.

Next up for Team HRC and the Motocross World Championship is the MXGP of France next weekend, 30-31 May, where Gautier will race in front of his home fans for the first time in Honda red.

Roger Harvey

HRC General Manager - MXGP

“It’s been a fantastic weekend from Bobby and I’m really pleased to see the consistency in his riding. Conditions in the second race got difficult and he kept it together well. It’s a shame he missed the podium by just three points, and that’ll be a big thing for him when he steps on the box again, but it’s great that he’s so much in contention for the podium now. Gautier was fast in qualifying, and in laps on his own he’s very good so we can clearly see he’s got the speed but it’s just got to come together for him in the race. He was in third in race one before the restart, but then he spent most of the weekend in traffic and although it’s a wide track there’s only really one good line and to get off it to try and pass you lose time so he’s naturally disappointed.”

Evgeny Bobryshev 777

4th, 4th 4th overall

“It was a really good day today. I had a really poor start to the first race, but I came through well to fourth place before the race was stopped. I was pretty empty at the red flag but I’ve been feeling strong this weekend so I cleared my mind and found more energy for the restart. I had good rhythm and came through well again from tenth to fourth and felt good with the bike. In the second race it was a bit tough as I was still a bit tired, but overall it was good and I’m really happy with a consistent day and good points. All the team worked hard to get everything right as we did a lot of work yesterday and I’m really happy overall with this weekend.”

Gautier Paulin 21

6th, 7th 7th overall

“Every weekend is pretty similar right now so we all keep working hard to improve things. The real step is getting away from the start to the first corner. The pace was great in warm-up when the track was flat but I’m disappointed I cannot fight in my proper place. I’m not used to riding in this place so we have more work to do.”

MXGP 2015
Race Round 7   Great Britain

Race one

Overcast
Air Temp
18°C
Track Cond
Hard pack
Pos. Rider Num Nation Points Team Constructor Time/Gap
1 Cairoli Antonio 222 ITA 25 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 34:01.356
2 Desalle Clement 25 BEL 22 Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP Suzuki +3.020
3 Nagl Max 12 GER 20 Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +4.067
4 Bobryshev Evgeny 777 RUS 18 Team HRC - MXGP Honda +13.676
5 Simpson Shaun 24 GBR 16 Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM KTM +16.369
6 Paulin Gautier 21 FRA 15 Team HRC - MXGP Honda +17.680
7 Febvre Romain 461 FRA 14 Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha +19.284
8 Rattray Tyla 28 RSA 13 Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Kawasaki +34.863
9 Waters Todd 47 AUS 12 Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +38.855
10 Van Horebeek Jeremy 89 BEL 11 Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha +41.855
11 De Dycker Ken 9 BEL 10 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +45.908
12 Philippaerts David 19 ITA 9 DP19 Racing Yamaha +48.961
13 Ferris Dean 111 AUS 8 Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +51.892
14 Butron Jose 17 SPA 7 Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM +52.256
15 Lupino Alessandro 77 ITA 6 Team Honda Red Moto Assomotor Honda +55.525
16 Coldenhoff Glenn 259 NDL 5 Team Suzuki Europe Motocross Suzuki +1:08.185
17 Boog Xavier 121 FRA 4 Wildcard Rider Kawasaki +1:24.303
18 Ivanovs Davis 600 LAT 3 Wildcard Rider Kawasaki +1:48.292
19 Irwin Graeme 55 IRE 2 Wildcard Rider Suzuki +1:52.908
20 Yamamoto Kei 400 JPN 1 Team Honda Red Moto Assomotor Honda +2:07.102
MXGP 2015
Race Round 7   Great Britain

Race two

Overcast/Rain
Track Cond
Hard pack
Pos. Rider Num Nation Points Team Constructor Time/Gap
1 Febvre Romain 461 FRA 25 Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha 34:18.842
2 Desalle Clement 25 BEL 22 Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP Suzuki +2.087
3 Cairoli Antonio 222 ITA 20 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +9.664
4 Bobryshev Evgeny 777 RUS 18 Team HRC - MXGP Honda +13.390
5 Nagl Max 12 GER 16 Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +23.149
6 Simpson Shaun 24 GBR 15 Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM KTM +27.787
7 Paulin Gautier 21 FRA 14 Team HRC - MXGP Honda +30.814
8 De Dycker Ken 9 BEL 13 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +39.725
9 Van Horebeek Jeremy 89 BEL 12 Yamaha Factory Racing Yamaha +41.970
10 Frossard Steven 183 FRA 11 Wilvo Forkrent KTM KTM +43.350
11 Rattray Tyla 28 RSA 10 Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Kawasaki +45.823
12 Butron Jose 17 SPA 9 Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM +49.457
13 Lupino Alessandro 77 ITA 8 Team Honda Red Moto Assomotor Honda +55.174
14 Coldenhoff Glenn 259 NDL 7 Team Suzuki Europe Motocross Suzuki +58.753
15 Philippaerts David 19 ITA 6 DP19 Racing Yamaha +1:01.969
16 Waters Todd 47 AUS 5 Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +1:16.585
17 Alessi Mike 800 USA 4 Wildcard Rider Suzuki +1:22.968
18 Ferris Dean 111 AUS 3 Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +1:29.846
19 Boog Xavier 121 FRA 2 Wildcard Rider Kawasaki +1:31.400
20 Ullrich Dennis 149 GER 1 Castrol Power1 Suzuki Moto-Base Suzuki +1:49.851
Location Information

matterley basin, Lower Baybridge Lane, Winchester, United Kingdom - View in Google Maps