Romain Febvre streak goes on and Andrea Adamo extends his points lead – MXGP of Finland

MXPG Finland 2023, Vantaa Rider: Febvre

The 14th round of the MXGP World Championship took place in the historic venue of Vantaa, in Finland, where Romain Febvre and Andrea Adamo stepped on the top of the podium of their respective classes.

Kawasaki´s Romain Febvre broke his own record by winning his five GPs in a row. Meanwhile, KTM Red Bull rider Andrea Adamo won his second GP-career and the first via 1-1.

FULL RESULTS HERE

MXGP: GIMME FIVE!

Kawasaki´s Romain Febvre broke his own record by winning his five GPs in a row. In the first race, Febvre made quick passes over Prado and Seewer to take the lead before the opening lap ended. From there, positions had remain the same until the end with an average of 2 seconds among them but without battles.

Glenn Coldenhoff was on no-man land ridding 4th the entire race. Vlaanderen rounded the top 5 over Tim Gajser who was pressured by Alberto Forato almost in the end. Herlings came in 8th despite a brief stop at Google Lane. Van Horebeek and Bogers rounded the top 10.

Ruben Fernandez went over the bars due to a hard landing when he was closing distances behind Glenn Coldenhoff after caught Jeffrey Herlings. He was immediately assisted by the medical crew. Fortunately the first check-out doesn´t indicate major injuries but he was OUT for second moto too.

Prado won the second moto and keeps the Red Plate by 98 points over Febvre – Image: JP Acevedo

In the second race, Jorge Prado had a great holeshot over Romain Febvre. The Frenchman stuck to Prado’s back but wasn’t close enough to attempt an overtake. Glenn Coldenhoff held on to third ahead of Jeffrey Herlings. Jeremy Seewer made a good start and moved into fifth ahead of Tim Gajser.

At the end, the overall goes for Febvre by 1-2 followed by Jorge Prado (3-1) and Glenn Coldenhoff (4-3). In terms of Championship standings, Prado remains on top by 98 points over Febvre. The battle for third now is between Jeremy Seewer (525) and Glenn Coldenhoff (520) while Fernandez drop to 5th with 489pts.

Herlings finish 5th overall on his first race return in over a month – Image: JP Acevedo

MX2: PERFECT SCORE FOR ADAMO

The Italian made a statement in the title contention after going 1-1-1 over the weekend. He won the Qualifying Race on Saturday and then the two races of the day. In both motos, Adamo came from behind before to take the lead, first passing Simon Langenfelder on Lap 7 of the first race and then, in the second moto, he made quick passes and then caught his teammate Liam Everts.

BIG step on the tlte direction for Adamo mage: JP Acevedo

Simon Langenfelder made a huge charge in the second race. The GasGas rider crashed in the opening lap and before the checkered flag, he made all his way to grab second. Everts had his hands full the entire race as he was under pressure from Lucas Coenen before Simon Langenfelder caught both of them for second place as Coenen and Everts finished third and fourth. Rick Elzinga rounded the top five over Sacha Coenen.

Adamo now leads the Championship by a good margin of 60 points over Jago Geerts. The Belgian crashed hard in the opening lap of the first race and resulted in a broken collarbone.

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