Slovenian motocross rider Tim Gajser is the winner of the Flanders Grand Prix in Lommel, after winning second place in the first race and winning in the second. In total, he further increased his lead over the pursuers. He now has a 48-point advantage over second Antonio Cairoli.
In the sum of both races for the Grand Prix of Flanders, Gajser won with 47 points ahead of Paulina (41) and Prado (38). With a new 47 points, the world champion is now even more firmly in the lead this year’s standings; he has 488 points, the second is Cairoli (he finished the ninth Flanders Grand Prix) with 440. Gajser thus won the second Grand Prix of this year after the European Grand Prix.
In the MX2 class, Slovenian racer Jan Pancar was left without points in the first race with 21st place by a hair, but in the second he was more successful and got four points as 17th. Frenchman Tom Vialle won, Pancar was 21st overall at the Flanders Grand Prix. Vialle also leads the WC with 569 points, Pancar is 21st with 82. The next big prize, the second part of the triple in Belgium, will be in Lommel on Wednesday, when on the schedule of the Limburg GP.