Lars Griekspoor

Local Lars Griekspoor scores 4 points in EMX Lommel

Our local rider Lars Griekspoor of Team Griekspoor has scored 4 important points in the European Championship race in Lommel Belgium. The famous,  tough sandy track was the playground of the MX GP and EMX scene. Lars is training hard to follow his dream. Lars Griekspoor is trained by the experienced World Champion motocross rider Marc de Reuver, which results in EMX points!

As ProX Racing Parts and Team Griekspoor are located in Nieuw Vennep we are proud to have this kid in town and performing really well.

Lars Griekspoor runs a KTM 125SX prepared with many ProX parts. Reliability is key for the team. Motocross is a technical and mechanical sport and finishing is most important!

The ProX Racing Parts team congrats Lars and the team with the results!

Petar Petrov on podium

Petar Petrov’s 1st MXGP Podium!

Petar Petrov joined Anstie on the podium as he finished third overall for the Monster Energy Kawasaki MX2 Racing Team. The Bulgarian had chased Anstie home for second place in the Qualifying race and held a strong third place throughout the first GP moto. After challenging Anstie strongly in the early laps of race two he settled for a fourth place which would secure the first overall GP podium result of his career, showing great confidence as he rebounded from a last lap slip to secure his place in the record books as the first Bulgarian to mount a GP podium for 30 years. He has now advanced to ninth in the series standings.

Petar Petrov: “It was a great feeling to be on the podium, my first ever and the first one of a Bulgarian rider for almost thirty years! It’s a great feeling and I hope that it’s just the first one of many. The track was really tough and rough, but that makes the difference between the riders and I really like these conditions even if I’m very tired now. I think that they did a good job on the track, there were many different lines, it was possible to pass and we could make some good races.”

Jordi Tixier: “Not a good weekend for me, and I’m frustrated tonight with my results. In the first race I was fifth but my rhythm wasn’t good enough and I finished seventh; then my start was not so good in the second moto. I was in the pack and crashed at the third corner. I was last and just had to give all I could to come back, but again I lost some time when I had another crash and eventually finished twelfth.”

 

Arnaud Tonus

Welcome back Arnaud Tonus!

Welcome Back Arnaud Tonus!

Arnaud Tonus had an incredible welcome home party, as he raced extremely well, especially after being out of the series. In Moto 1, he was firmly within the top 5 until a few riders made mistakes that he capitalized on, earning him a 3rd place finish. In Moto 2, the weather was too much and caused him to crash, placing him into the 20th spot. Tonus took 10th overall this weekend at Washougal, and he’s now on the scoreboard.

250MX Results From Washougal

1. Cooper Webb, Yamaha – 174
2. Marvin Musquin, KTM – 371
3. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha – 203
4. Christian Craig, Honda – 156
5. Jeremy Martin, Yamaha – 375
6. Jessy Nelson, KTM – 233
7. Shane McElrath, KTM – 181
8. Mitchell Oldenburg, KTM – 124
9.Zach Osborne, Husqvarna – 259
10. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 21
17. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 240
30. Chris Alldredge, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 150

250MX Overall Championship Point Standings

1. Jeremy Martin, Yamaha – 375
2. Marvin Musquin, KTM – 371
3. Zach Osborne, Husqvarna – 259
4. Joey Savatgy, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki, 240
5. Alex Martin, Yamaha – 233
6. Jessy Nelson, KTM – 233
7. Aaron Plessinger, Yamaha – 203
8. Shane McElrath, KTM – 181
9. Adam Cianciarulo, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 178
10. Cooper Webb, Yamaha – 174
15. Chris Alldredge, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 150
25. Arnaud Tonus, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki – 21

Nancy van de Ven

Dutch girl Nancy van de Ven wins first WMX in Loket (CZ)

ProX Racing Parts babe Nancy van de Ven has won their all time first Women MotoCross Grand PriX in Loket, Czech Republic. The final round of the Women World Championship was held in Loket in the Czech Republic. Nancy van de Ven took her very first overall win in Loket and Kiara Fontanesi was crowned world champion for the fourth time!

For year we are supporting the girl from south of The Netherlands. It all started with her brother Rinus, who was forced to stop racing due to bad injuries. Now he is het private trainer and it works out well.

It was a day of peaks and pits at the sixth and final round of the 2015 FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship. Making up the ‘peaks’ was the performance of Yamaha rider Nancy Van de Ven who won both motos and took her first ever Grand Prix win in the Czech Republic.

The stand out performer this weekend was Holland’s young WMX prodigy Nancy Van de Ven who took her first race victory on Saturday and then put in another epic performance on Sunday for the win and her first ever WMX overall.

At the end of the weekend, the top five overall replicated the results of race two. Nancy Van de Ven topped the box in convincing fashion with a double race victory while Kiara Fontanesi stood on the second step and Amandine Verstappen rounded out the top three.

Comment Nancy van de Ven:’’I can’t believe that I have won both motos here in Loket. My target for this year was to try to score one podium place and now I have three podiums this year with a win. It feels amazing and I am really happy about my season’’.

After six rounds Nancy finished in third position in the championship. In two weeks time she will participate in round four of the Dutch MX2 Series in Markelo.

 

Fifth consecutive podium for Jordi Tixier in France

With his fifth consecutive podium for the Monster Energy Kawasaki MX2 Racing Team in the French round of the FIM World Motocross Championship Jordi Tixer has advanced to fourth in the series.

The defending champion immediately felt at home on the hillside track at Villars-sous-Ecot to record the fastest time in first practice and finish second in both timed practice and the qualifying race. After a second placed start in the opening GP moto he took the lead on the seventh of twenty laps and controlled the race for six laps before eventually finishing third. Another third place in race two earnt third place overall on the podium and the 40 points have lifted him to fourth in the series even though he missed three motos earlier in the season.

Recent signing Petar Petrov showed that he is quickly settling into the team as he also showed good speed all weekend to finish the GP seventh overall. His first race ride from ninth to fifth was impressive and he added an eighth place in race two to advance to eleventh in the points standings.

Jordi Tixier: “I felt really good all weekend until the second moto when I couldn’t find a good rhythm to follow Jeffrey (Herlings) and Tim (Gajser). Racing in front of my home crowd made this GP very different from the others; the crowd pushed us and being on the podium at this event is always great. When I took the lead in the first race it was just amazing ! It’s my fifth podium in a row and my goal is always to be consistent but also to improve my speed to be higher on the podiums.”

Petar Petrov: “The weekend was good; I’m happy with the bike and the team. I got a good start in the first race and then made some good passes to finish fifth, but my second start was horrible; I came from nineteenth to eighth but then the group in front of me was gone. I pushed hard but never had a good feeling with the track and just missed the top five overall by one point. We’ve now got two weeks to prepare for the next GP.”

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