16.05.2010: Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Steffi Laier dominated all the series of day one in the Spanish round of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship obtaining the pole position as well as the victory of the first race. Livia Lancelot was second and Larissa
Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Steffi Laier dominated all the series of day one in the Spanish round of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship obtaining the pole position as well as the victory of the first race. Livia Lancelot was second and Larissa Papenmeier was third in d heat.
Steffi Laier was able to choose the best slot in the starting line as she was the fastest rider in the Time Practice session with three seconds over the second classified, HM Plant Red Bull KTM UK’s Natalie Kane. The German also got the holeshot of the first race and managed to dominate it from beginning to end, finishing 12 seconds before her pursuer KTM HDI MX’s Team Livia Lancelot.
Throughout the whole race there has been a tough fight for the second and third position, which has not been decided until the last lap, where Lancelot managed to pass Teka Suzuki Europe World MX2’s Larissa Papenmeier, who had kept the second place during the last six laps.
Diga KTM’s Maria Franke had a bad start and was stuck in sixth for the first half of the race. Eventually the hard charging German improved her pace and recovered to fourth after passing British Natalie Kane.
The Spanish spectators could witness the performance of their three representatives in the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship, being Gabriela Seisdedos the best placed in the race obtaining the 19th final position. WMX Qualifying top ten: 1. Stephanie Laier (GER, KTM), 2:10.218; 2. Natalie Kane (GBR, KTM), +0:03.278; 3. Larissa Papenmeier (GER, Suzuki), +0:03.921; 4. Maria Franke (GER, KTM), +0:03.941; 5. Livia Lancelot (FRA, KTM), +0:03.976; 6. Elin Mann (SWE, KTM), +0:04.008; 7. Elien De Winter (BEL, KTM), +0:07.223; 8. Marielle De Mol (NED, Yamaha), +0:08.323; 9. Justine Charroux (FRA, Yamaha), +0:10.051; 10. Nikki Scott (NZL, KTM), +0:10.645; WMX Race 1 top ten: 1. Stephanie Laier (GER, KTM), 26:10.743; ; 2. Livia Lancelot (FRA, KTM), +0:12.314; 3. Larissa Papenmeier (GER, Suzuki), +0:14.902; 4. Maria Franke (GER, KTM), +0:15.724; 5. Natalie Kane (GBR, KTM), +0:21.697; 6. Elien De Winter (BEL, KTM), +1:18.540; 7. Nikki Scott (NZL, KTM), +1:19.708; 8. Marielle De Mol (NED, Yamaha), +1:26.084; 9. Justine Charroux (FRA, Yamaha), +1:29.541; 10. Marianne Veenstra (NED, Suzuki), +1:31.462;
Circuit length: 1571 mt Type of ground: hard pack Temperature: 18° C Weather conditions: mixed, rain and sun
Sunday: EMX 125 Warm up 8:00; WMX Warm up 8:30; MX2 Warm up 9:00; MX1 Warm up 9:30; EMX 125 race 1 10:20; WMX Race 2 11:15; MX2 Grand Prix Race 1 12:10; MX1 Grand Prix Race 1 13:10; MX2 Grand Prix Race 2 15:03; MX1 Grand Prix race 2 16:03; EMX 125 Race 2 17:20.
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