North Europe Racing Team Race Report - Grand Prix of Russia
North Europe Racing Team
June 19th, 2019
For the 9th round of the MXGP 2019, the North Europe team was traveling in Latvia at Kegums.
Our two riders Petar PETROV and Jeffrey DEWULF were present this week end.
During the time practice Petar Petrov has a good feeling on the track, he take the 19th position in 1:55.973.
In the qualifying race he’s 24th at the first corner, Petar pass the finish line in 20th position.
In first moto Petar PETROV take a good start, he’s 15th during the first lap.
The north europe racing rider, cross the finish line in 15th place.
In the second moto Petar take a good start too, unfortunately at the first corner he's in the collective crash with some other riders, he hurts hard his wrist.
He was not able to continu the race. He give up the second race.
Petar PETROV finish 19th in the overall grand prix of Latvia.
« Week end was really good until the second moto start. I feelt good on the track, i was ridding quite ok, yestaerday i was struggle a little bit with some small stuff. Sunday first moto i had good start, i was 15th all moto, i got passed and then i finish 15th; quite good. I was feeling good for the second moto, but unfortunately crash on the first corner with , tommy SEARLE and some other riders. I hurt my wrist badly, hopefully is not serious.
Will be back next week-end, overall i twas a positiv week end. » Petar PETROV
Back to the MXGP this week-end for Jeffrey DEWULF.
After Portugal he had a crash during the practice and sustained a small fracture on his shoulder.
On Saturday, he stuggle to find a good feeling on the track.
Durind the time practice Jeffrey take the 28th position in 1:58.194.
In the qualifying race during the race Jeffrey make a mistake and fall.he can’t finish the race the bike is too damaged.
In the race one Jeffrey had a good start in the top 20 .
He try to push and pass some ride, unfortunatly when he is on 17th position he crash in the waves and have to stop because of some demage on the bike.
In race two, he has a good start too , in the first corner top 20.
He couldn’t push more to be on the top on for the whole race, he finish 21th.
Jeffrey DEWULF finsih 27th in the overall grand prix of Latvia.
« After Portugal i had a crash during the practice and sustained a small fracture in my shouolder, that kept me some time off the bike.
I miss the GP of France and Russia.
Now i feel better every week and we will keep working to improve and get stronger every raceby race. » Jeffrey DEWULF