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Double for Kawasaki in Bulgaria, second round of the Motocross World Championship
Double for Kawasaki in Bulgaria, second round of the Motocross World Championship
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The second quote from Motocross World Championship MX1 and MX2 was headquartered in the Bulgarian town of Sevlievo before about 15,000 spectators. There, Kawasaki got a magnificent double with Gautier paulin as the winner of the MX1 category and Tommy searchesle in MX2.

The rest of the MX1 podium was completed by the Frenchman also from Kawasaki Christophe pourcel and the Italian KTM and current champion, Antonio Cairoli, which maintains the leadership of the provisional general. In MX2, the KTM Dutch Jeffrey herlings It was second and again another Kawasaki, in this case that of the Belgian Joel roelants They closed a magnificent weekend for the green brand.

MX1: Kawasaki one-two, French one-two

Christophe pourcel

Gautier paulin he got his first victory since being in the MX1 category thanks to a second and a first place in the two scoring heats. In the first he finished second after committing several mistakes. The Frenchman is still getting used to the power of his 450cc. However, in the second heat he beat Christophe Pourcel in the first lap and put the direct to the checkered flag in an incontestable way.

Christophe pourcel He had a very good first heat, taking the lead on the first lap and holding it until the end. However, in the second it seemed that it was going to be a repetition after getting the holeshot but before finishing the first lap Gautier Paulin overtook it with an incredible pace as he himself recognized and had to settle for second position.

Antonio Cairoli

Antonio Cairoli signed a fourth and third place after having many problems with arm strains. The Sicilian did not see it clear so he preferred to tie as many points as possible to stay at the top of the general classification and try to recover for this weekend's race, which he will do at home.

Jonathan Barragan he finished in sixteenth place in the first race while in the second he signed a twelfth place that left him in the fourteenth position of the Bulgarian race.

Classification first sleeve MX1 G.P. Bulgaria 2012: * 1. Christophe Pourcel (FRA, Kawasaki), 39: 09.159 * 2. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Kawasaki), +0: 05.667 * 3. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), +0: 07.718 * 4. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), +0: 08.467 * 5. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), +0: 20.631

Classification second leg MX1 G.P. Bulgaria 2012: * 1. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Kawasaki), 39: 17.879 * 2. Christophe Pourcel (FRA, Kawasaki), +0: 02.427 * 3. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), +0: 23.189 * 4. Ken de Dycker (BEL, KTM), +0: 26.379 * 5. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), +0: 29.251

Podium MX1 Bulgaria 2012

Classification MX1 G.P. Bulgaria 2012: * 1. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Kawasaki), 47 points * 2. Christophe Pourcel (FRA, Kawasaki), 47 points. * 3. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 38 pts. * 4. Ken de Dycker (BEL, KTM), 32 pts. * 5. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS, Honda), 29 points.

Provisional General Classification MX1: * 1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, KTM), 88 points * 2. Gautier Paulin (FRA, Kawasaki), 79 points. * 3. Clement Desalle (BEL, Suzuki), 67 pts. * 4. Ken de Dycker (BEL, KTM), 63 pts. * 5. Christophe Pourcel (FRA, Kawasaki), 59 pts.

MX2: Kawasaki's double but Belgian and English victory

Tommy searchesle

Tommy searchesle He had an almost perfect weekend, only spoiled by a third place in the first heat that he was dominating after running out of front brake. He had won the qualifying race on Saturday and did the same with the second heat, which gave him the victory in the grand prize.

Jeffrey herlings he was doubly happy. First for having gotten a good set-up and second for maintaining a good position during the starts, taking advantage of the outside to be in the leading group. He took advantage of Tommy Searle's problems during the first round to finish second while he was repeated in the last round, riding in this position from start to finish.

Jeffrey herlings

Joel roelants he won the first round while fourth place in the second allowed him to finish in third position. The Englishman is very happy with his Kawasaki, as it has allowed him to improve his driving skills and also, sharing a box with Tommy Searle is helping him on certain peculiar circuits such as the one in Bulgaria.

Jose Butron He also had a good Sunday because although in the first round he was thirteenth, in the second he managed to finish in seventh position which allowed him to qualify for the grand prix in eleventh place.

Joel roelants

Classification first sleeve MX1 G.P. Bulgaria 2012: * 1. Joel Roelants (BEL, Kawasaki), 39: 43.795 * 2. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), +0: 09.286 * 3. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), +0: 17.680 * 4. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), +0: 24.904 * 5. Harri Kullas (FIN, Suzuki), +0: 39.615

Classification second leg MX1 G.P. Bulgaria 2012: * 1. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), 39: 24.388 * 2. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), +0: 02.231 * 3. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), +0: 43.372 * 4. Joel Roelants (BEL, Kawasaki), +0: 52.201 * 5. Max Anstie (GBR, Honda), +0: 59.616

Classification MX1 G.P. Bulgaria 2012: * 1. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), 45 points * 2. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 44 points. * 3. Joel Roelants (BEL, Kawasaki), 43 pts. * 4. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), 38 pts. * 5. Max Anstie (GBR, Honda), 31 points.

MX1 Provisional General Classification: * 1. Jeffrey Herlings (NED, KTM), 94 points * 2. Tommy Searle (GBR, Kawasaki), 87 points. * 3. Joel Roelants (BEL, Kawasaki), 85 pts. * 4. Jeremy van Horebeek (BEL, KTM), 74 pts. * 5. Max Anstie (GBR, Honda), 57 pts.

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