Red Bull Teka KTM's Antonio Cairoli and Jeff Herlings came away with the overall wins yesterday at the Grand Prix of Limburg, held in the deep sand of Lommel, Belgium.

Both Cairoli and Herlings went 1-1 in the MX1 and MX2 classes, respectively. Cairoli got off to fast starts in both MX1 motos.Cairoli had to work hard for his win in the first moto, despite grabbing the holeshot on his 350 SX-F. The defending champ was hounded by Rockstar Energy Suzuki's Clement Desalle but was able to hold off the home country favorite, Desalle. Cairoli had it easier in the second moto, while extending his championship lead to 55 points over Desalle, who ended up second overall on the day with a 2-4.

Third overall with a 5-2 was German KTM rider Max Nagle, and fourth overall with a 6-4 was Russian Honda pilot Evgeny Bobryshev. Steve Frossard of France rounded out the top five overall.Herlings shines in the sand - when he's not flying over it.Sand specialist Herlings dominated the MX2 class. The Dutchman finished well ahead of series leader and teammate Ken Roczen in both motos but is still 21 points out of first in the standings.Third overall went to another KTM rider Jeremy van Horebeek of Belgium. Kawasaki's Max Anstie and Yamaha's Gautier Paulin completed the top five overall.American Zach Osborne did not compete after having injured his shoulder while competing in a British Championship the week earlier.

RESULTS

MX2 Race 1 top ten: 1. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 40:09.879; 2. Ken Roczen (GER, KTM), +0:25.846; 3. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), +0:54.275; 4. Max Anstie (GBR, Kawasaki), +1:13.150; 5. Petar Petrov (BUL, Yamaha), +1:24.853; 6. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), +1:30.270; 7. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Yamaha), +1:30.797; 8. Jake Nicholls (GBR, KTM), +1:56.063; 9. Harri Kullas (FIN, Yamaha), +2:08.345; 10. Arnaud Tonus (SUI, Yamaha), -1 lap(s);

MX2 Race 2 top ten: 1. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 41:28.098; 2. Ken Roczen (GER, KTM), +0:18.176; 3. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), +0:44.762; 4. Max Anstie (GBR, Kawasaki), +0:58.899; 5. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Yamaha), +1:20.408; 6. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), +1:28.568; 7. Joel Roelants (BEL, KTM), +1:32.563; 8. Harri Kullas (FIN, Yamaha), +1:57.215; 9. Jake Nicholls (GBR, KTM), +2:05.593; 10. Matiss Karro (LAT, Honda), +2:32.356;

MX2 Overall top ten: 1. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 50 points; 2. Ken Roczen (GER, KTM), 44 p.; 3. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), 40 p.; 4. Max Anstie (GBR, Kawasaki), 36 p.; 5. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Yamaha), 30 p.; 6. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), 30 p.; 7. Harri Kullas (FIN, Yamaha), 25 p.; 8. Jake Nicholls (GBR, KTM), 25 p.; 9. Arnaud Tonus (SUI, Yamaha), 21 p.; 10. Matiss Karro (LAT, Honda), 20 p.;

MX2 Championship top ten: 1. Ken Roczen (GER, KTM), 490 points; 2. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 469 p.; 3. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), 400 p.; 4. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Yamaha), 373 p.; 5. Zachary Osborne (USA, Yamaha), 295 p.; 6. Arnaud Tonus (SUI, Yamaha), 295 p.; 7. Max Anstie (GBR, Kawasaki), 285 p.; 8. Harri Kullas (FIN, Yamaha), 249 p.; 9. Nicolas Aubin (FRA, KTM), 207 p.; 10. Joel Roelants (BEL, KTM), 180 p.;MX1 Race 1 top ten: 1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 39:57.975; 2. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), +0:09.126; 3. Rui Goncalves (POR, Honda), +0:29.308; 4. Steven Frossard (FRA, Yamaha), +0:29.343; 5. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), +0:32.189; 6. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), +0:51.252; 7. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), +0:58.628; 8. Tanel Leok (EST, TM), +1:07.701; 9. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, Kawasaki), +1:20.422; 10. Xavier Boog (FRA, Kawasaki), +1:32.403;

MX1 Race 2 top ten: 1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 42:30.771; ; 2. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), +0:03.509; 3. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), +0:14.535; 4. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), +0:45.467; 5. Tanel Leok (EST, TM), +0:50.827; 6. Steven Frossard (FRA, Yamaha), +1:13.243; 7. Shaun Simpson (GBR, Honda), +1:33.494; 8. Ken de Dycker (BEL, Honda), +1:57.676; 9. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), +1:59.104; 10. Marc de Reuver (NED, Yamaha), +2:07.387;

MX1 Overall top ten: 1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 50 points; 2. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 40 p.; 3. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), 38 p.; 4. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), 35 p.; 5. Steven Frossard (FRA, Yamaha), 33 p.; 6. Tanel Leok (EST, TM), 29 p.; 7. Rui Goncalves (POR, Honda), 28 p.; 8. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), 26 p.; 9. Shaun Simpson (GBR, Honda), 24 p.; 10. Ken de Dycker (BEL, Honda), 22 p.;

MX1 Championship top ten: 1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 466 points; 2. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 414 p.; 3. Steven Frossard (FRA, Yamaha), 403 p.; 4. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), 369 p.; 5. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), 349 p.; 6. Rui Goncalves (POR, Honda), 309 p.; 7. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), 308 p.; 8. Ken de Dycker (BEL, Honda), 250 p.; 9. Xavier Boog (FRA, Kawasaki), 235 p.; 10. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, Kawasaki), 233 p.;


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