The MXGP of Italy in Maggiorawith the drop of George Prado due to injury, he celebrated his career classification that Frenchman Maxime Renaux tookfollowed by Tim Gajser and Jeremy Seewer. Rubén Fernández, for his part, completed a good Saturday with fourth place that places him with all the options for the two Sunday heats.
With the absence of Prado, Tim Gajser has the opportunity to continue increasing his lead in the general standings, in which the man from Lugo is second. Fernández, for his part, wants to continue growing among the best. The man from Vigo arrives in Italy with his morale through the roof, after his first World Cup podium in the last round, the one in Latvia: “I always thought I could pull it off and felt like I had the speed for it, I just found it hard to put it all together in one weekend. After many bad weekends in a row, I needed to know what I was doing wrong and how to work on it, and finally I was able to put it all together and stay calm, and that’s what made it possible to be on the podium. .
As for Prado, hopes are already pinned on the next Grand Prix, in Sardinia, and on the race Xanadu. The setback does not dampen the optimism of the GasGas rider, who points out that the World Championship is very long and there is ground ahead to aspire to everything: “I fell in training last week. It wasn’t a very serious fall, but I dislocated my shoulder. Fortunately, a shoulder specialist quickly put it back in place for me, and now I’m working on getting back on the bike as soon as possible. I hope to be in Riola Sardo. I’m sorry I’m not in the GP this weekend… I’m second in the championship and fighting for the title”.