“This was a nice way to finish up; to make a 1-1 happen is never easy,” said Searle who’ll step-up to MX1 next season. “It’s been a good weekend and I couldn’t have asked for much more. I hit my lines well and felt good on the track. Jeffrey [Herlings] was fast but missed most of the firstmoto and I’d figured out my lines by that time.”
MX1 saw Kawasaki Racing Team’s Gautier Paulin seal fourth place in Germany and beat countryman Christophe Pourcel to third place overall in the championship standings after his rookie season in the premier class.GP21 said: “It has been a really good year; it could have been better and it could have been worse. A top three finish was our goal at the beginning of the season and we did that.”
The FIM Motocross World Championship has wrapped after six months, sixteen meetings, fourteen countries and two continents of the circus being on the road. Just one more call lays in store with the 66th Monster Energy Motocross of Nations ready to deliver the ultimate carnival of international racing and partying in Lommel in Belgium next weekend.