Jeffrey Herlings of the Red Bull KTM Factory team was riding at the scene of past success in the MX2 division and made his bow on the around the Arco ruts and bumps at round five of the world championship in Arco di Trento, Italy. The Dutchman was fourteenth and struggled in the first outing but finally nailed a good start to slot into the top four in the second moto and gained his best finish in MXGP to-date with fourth place by the flag for eighth overall.

MXGP barely pauses now with round six of the series taking place this coming weekend at the Eurocircuit, Valkenswaard in the Netherlands for the Grand Prix of Europe.

Next Race: April 23, 2017 – Valkenswaard (NED)

Results MXGP Trentino 2017

1. Tony Cairoli (ITA), KTM (1-2)
2. Tim Gajser (SLO), Honda (3-1)
3. Arnaud Tonus (SUI), Yamaha (2-7)
4. Evgeny Bobryshev (RUS), Honda (7-3)
5. Gautier Paulin (FRA), Husqvarna (4-6)
8. Jeffrey Herlings (NED), KTM (14-4)

Standings MXGP 2017 after 5 of 19 rounds

1. Gajser, 201 points
2. Cairoli, 183
3. Clement Desalle, 151
4. Bobryshev, 145
5. Paulin, 145
12. Herlings, 84