Tim Gajser took third position today on his CRF450RW in the Swedish qualifying race at Uddevalla.
The changeable weather conditions had left the track a lot rougher condition than usual. A combination of heavy showers followed by warm sunshine, created rough; rutted sections and big breaking-bumps.
Gajser had shown he was comfortable on the track earlier on the in the day when he got the second fastest time in free practice. He had a good start and was immediately in battle for the lead with Febvre and Herlings. The trio separated themselves away from the rest of the pack as they fought for the top spot and after a few small mistakes, Gajser came in third.
Bobryshev had also adapted well to the roughing track, despite the changeable weather conditions and took the third fastest time in timed practice. It was a bad start that cost Bobryshev a higher qualifying position in the race. He found himself in a group of riders all racing at the same speed which made it difficult to pass. He took eighth which is a solid position for tomorrows gate pick.
The first MXGP race begins at 14:15 local time on Sunday 20th August.
|1||Herlings Jeffrey||84||NDL||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||24:01.339|
|2||Febvre Romain||461||FRA||Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MXGP Team||Yamaha||+0.709|
|3||Gajser Tim||243||SLO||Team HRC - MXGP||Honda||+7.522|
|4||Nagl Max||12||GER||Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing||Husqvarna||+9.969|
|5||Cairoli Antonio||222||ITA||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||+10.762|
|6||Paulin Gautier||21||FRA||Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing||Husqvarna||+22.893|
|7||Desalle Clement||25||BEL||Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing||Kawasaki||+26.080|
|8||Bobryshev Evgeny||777||RUS||Team HRC - MXGP||Honda||+27.920|
|9||Simpson Shaun||24||GBR||Wilvo Yamaha MXGP||Yamaha||+35.901|
|10||Searle Tommy||100||GBR||Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki||Kawasaki||+36.797|
|11||Jasikonis Arminas||27||LTU||Team Suzuki World MXGP||Suzuki||+45.910|
|12||Lupino Alessandro||77||ITA||Team Honda Red Moto||Honda||+47.695|
|13||Strijbos Kevin||22||BEL||Team Suzuki World MXGP||Suzuki||+53.270|
|14||Leok Tanel||7||EST||Husqvarna 8Biano Racing||Husqvarna||+55.550|
|15||Coldenhoff Glenn||259||NDL||Red Bull KTM Factory Racing||KTM||+1:10.348|
|16||De Dycker Ken||9||BEL||24MX Lucas Oil Honda||Honda||+1:25.795|
|17||Larsen Nikolaj||249||DEN||Wildcard Rider||KTM||+1:27.044|
|18||Graulus Damon||71||BEL||24MX Lucas Oil Honda||Honda||+1:27.902|
|19||Goncalves Rui||999||POR||Husqvarna 8Biano Racing||Husqvarna||+1:28.512|
|20||Irt Jernej||49||SLO||Husqvarna Maurer-gep Racing Team||Husqvarna||+1:33.037|