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Last round of the MX International of Italy Selle Dalla Valle 2017 today in Ottobiano. A record-breaking edition, with the most prestigious entry list of riders of all time, a fantastic amount of public to all round and a never seen media coverage. The third and final round of the international series was dominated by Antonio Cairoli (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team), who was AWARDED the title of Both the MX1 and the elite classes, winning the prize of € 50,000. In MX2 the new champion of the class is Jorge Prado Garcia (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team), which won the special Also Just1 hole-shot Award for the highest number of departures in front; while Gianluca Facchetti (Husqvarna Maddii) won the ranking of the 125cc class.
In MX2 extraordinary day for Cervellin Michele, the Venetian did not start well, far away from the first position of Jorge Prado Garcia (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team), the author Just1 hole-shot, but with a formidable comeback he managed to recovers on His Opponents and passes them one after one, taking the lead During the tenth lap, When he overtook Prado and flies toward the finish line victorious. The Honda HRC rider MX2 team rooms on the top step of the podium ahead of Samuel Prado and Bernardini (TM Factory) third. Prado leads the ranking of the MX2 with 300 points out of 280 and Cervellin with Brian Bogers (HSF Logistics Motorsport Team) third with 165.
In MX1, anything happened with Cairoli who won the Just1 hole-shot, starting in front of everyone, the Sicilian made a little mistake and gives way to Van Horebeek (Monster Energy Yamaha Factory), while behind Jeffrey Herlings (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team), ends up tumbling to the ground, Involving in the crash Tim Gajser (Honda HRC MXGP), That Restarted, while the Dutchman has to give up. Van Horebeek stretches, Also favored by the contact between Bobryshev (Honda HRC MXGP) and Cairoli, Which ended up in the ground. At the finish, the Belgian Won His First Race of the Year line ahead of Cairoli and Bobryshev. Cairoli is first in the standings of the MX1 class with 340 points out of Van Horebeek with Bobryshev with 320 and 200.
Great show in the Elite class, reserved for the strongest MX2 and MX1 riders and the first six of the Elite standings. Antonio Cairoli, who started in third position went fast on the first place occupied by Van Horebeek (Monster Energy Yamaha Factory), conquering it in the third lap and Maintaining the position until the finish line, crossed with a substantial lead over the Belgian, Which closes ahead of Jose Butron (KTM Marchetti Racing team), third and Romain Febvre, who finished fourth in the comeback, after battling a resounding Jorge Prado (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team), who finishes fifth. TCairoli dominated the Elite class standings with 240 points, ahead of Van Horebeek (200), third Febvre (145), Gajser fourth (140) and fifth Butron (130).