Evgeny Bobryshev demonstrated once again today his remarkable grit and determination, coming back from yesterday’s big first corner crash that left him unsure about even racing today to take sixth overall.

With his shoulder still causing him a lot of pain this morning, Bobby took to the track in warm-up to gauge his feeling. Completing just two laps, it was clear the shoulder was still causing him a lot of pain and problems on the bike, throwing his participation in the race into question.

Bobryshev started race one from the very outside gate after his DNF yesterday, having received injections in his shoulder from the track’s medical team just beforehand. From last he moved himself to 25th from the start, and by the first five minutes has risen to 11th. Continuing to push through the pain, he moved to a high of eighth until the final ten minutes when he’d given his absolute all, taking the flag in an impressive ninth.

That left him with nothing left immediately after the race, but he recovered to go again in race two. Running an even more impressive fifth for most of the race, he crossed the finish line in sixth to take sixth overall in the Grand Prix.

Evgeny Bobryshev 777

9th, 6th 6th overall

“I gave everything I had in the races today. I didn’t sleep so well last night with the pain in the shoulder and this morning I was not so sure how well I would feel on the bike. After warm-up this morning I really didn’t think I could a whole race. With a lot of work with the team physio actually we could have a pretty good day in the circumstances though. I really want to thank the team and the medical staff because they did a lot of hard work with me this weekend. And my wife and father for helping me last night because with the pain I really couldn’t do much myself. Towards the end of the races it was so tough as I couldn’t hold on anymore so I couldn’t push any harder. Of course the crash yesterday was a big shame, but given that we weren’t sure how well we’d be able to race today, we have to be reasonably satisfied.”

Roger Harvey

HRC General Manager - MXGP

“There were two remarkable performance that we saw in Latvia today – Bobby riding as well as he did after his injury yesterday when we really thought he wouldn’t be able to last one moto, and Tim Gajser who took what I think is the best MXGP victory of his career. Both riders showed the most incredible determination and fight – Bobby through the pain, and Tim through also a little pain from his crash to come back from 23rd to 4th to win the GP. I’m so proud of both of these guys because it takes a lot to come back from the circumstances they were both in, and to be honest they exceeded our expectations. Bobby even making the first race today was in doubt, and after Tim’s crash there’s no way we could have expected him to do what he did and come back through the field with such speed. It’s performances like this that are remembered for a very long time.”

MXGP 2016
Race Round 6   Latvia

Race one

Sunny
Air Temp
14°C
Track Cond
Sand
Pos. Rider Num Nation Points Team Constructor Time/Gap
1 Gajser Tim 243 SLO 25 Honda Gariboldi Honda 33:55.987
2 Nagl Max 12 GER 22 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +1.545
3 Cairoli Antonio 222 ITA 20 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +5.654
4 Van Horebeek Jeremy 89 BEL 18 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team Yamaha +10.263
5 Febvre Romain 461 FRA 16 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team Yamaha +15.166
6 Strijbos Kevin 22 BEL 15 Team Suzuki World MXGP Suzuki +32.318
7 Townley Ben 8 NZL 14 Team Suzuki World MXGP Suzuki +51.441
8 Charlier Christophe 23 FRA 13 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +58.559
9 Bobryshev Evgeny 777 RUS 12 Team HRC - MXGP Honda +1:10.768
10 Coldenhoff Glenn 259 NDL 11 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +1:14.646
11 Potisek Milko 32 FRA 10 Tip Top MP32 Racing Team Yamaha +1:19.157
12 Leok Tanel 7 EST 9 Wildcard Rider KTM +1:24.899
13 Guillod Valentin 92 SWI 8 Kemea Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team Yamaha +1:26.822
14 Simpson Shaun 24 GBR 7 Wilvo Virus Performance KTM KTM +1:28.025
15 Kullas Harri 151 FIN 6 KTM Sarholz KTM +1:29.679
16 Nicholls Jake 45 GBR 5 Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM Husqvarna +1:38.868
17 Butron Jose 17 SPA 4 Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM +1:40.309
18 Desalle Clement 25 BEL 3 Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Kawasaki +1:41.870
19 Jasikonis Arminas 177 LTU 2 Wildcard Rider Kawasaki +2:11.102
20 Lenoir Steven 685 FRA 1 24MX Lucas Oil Honda Honda -1 lap
MXGP 2016
Race Round 6   Latvia

Race two

Overcast
Air Temp
14°C
Track Cond
Sand
Pos. Rider Num Nation Points Team Constructor Time/Gap
1 Febvre Romain 461 FRA 25 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team Yamaha 34:06.040
2 Cairoli Antonio 222 ITA 22 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +12.420
3 Van Horebeek Jeremy 89 BEL 20 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team Yamaha +18.547
4 Gajser Tim 243 SLO 18 Honda Gariboldi Honda +24.293
5 Nagl Max 12 GER 16 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +25.970
6 Bobryshev Evgeny 777 RUS 15 Team HRC - MXGP Honda +38.669
7 Simpson Shaun 24 GBR 14 Wilvo Virus Performance KTM KTM +42.406
8 Charlier Christophe 23 FRA 13 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +47.558
9 Searle Tommy 100 GBR 12 Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki Kawasaki +1:04.696
10 Guillod Valentin 92 SWI 11 Kemea Yamaha Yamalube Racing Team Yamaha +1:07.333
11 Potisek Milko 32 FRA 10 Tip Top MP32 Racing Team Yamaha +1:09.068
12 Leok Tanel 7 EST 9 Wildcard Rider KTM +1:10.218
13 Townley Ben 8 NZL 8 Team Suzuki World MXGP Suzuki +1:11.515
14 Lenoir Steven 685 FRA 7 24MX Lucas Oil Honda Honda +1:17.681
15 Coldenhoff Glenn 259 NDL 6 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +1:18.401
16 Nicholls Jake 45 GBR 5 Hitachi Construction Machinery Revo KTM Husqvarna +1:34.639
17 Butron Jose 17 SPA 4 Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM +1:46.499
18 Goncalves Rui 999 POR 3 NewHolland 8biano Massignani Husqvarna Husqvarna +1:47.730
19 Heidecke Angus 156 GER 2 KTM Sarholz KTM +1:49.495
20 Jasikonis Arminas 177 LTU 1 Wildcard Rider Kawasaki +1:56.493
Location Information

Zelta Zirgs mototrase, Rembates pagasts, Ķegums Municipality, Latvia - View in Google Maps