HRC Honda Tim Gajser shot to birthday victory today in Afyon, for round nine of the MXGP World Championship series double header.

Red Bull KTM’s Jorge Prado holeshotted the seconf MXGP moto of the day as his teammate Jeffrey Herlings tried to make a pass until prado completely shut the door on him back, with Gajser then putting pressure on the dutchman.

As Gajser charges to stay up in the inside of the KTM rider he almost High Sides on the start straight like Monster Energy Jeremy Seewer did in the first MXGP moto.


Monster Energy Yamaha Glenn Coldenhoff goes down after a little tap from JM Honda racing Henri Jacobi, and remounts to finish way down in nineteenth place.

Gajser then made a huge pass on Herlings over the finish line and then makes the charge on prado, with all three of them battling it out down the dragon’s back as Gajser made the pass on Prado, with less than a second separating the top three riders.

Herlings then made the pass on his teammate prado as Gajser sets the fastest lap of the race with twelve minutes to go, then proceeded to set three fastest laps in a row and proceeded to pull away from Herlings.

Gajser claimed the second MXGP moto win of the day in Afyon, which meant Jeffrey took the overall win in Afyon twice in one week.

MXGP moto two top ten

1243Gajser, TimSLOAMZSHonda34:44.781190:00.0000:00.0001:48.1311457.43
284Herlings, JeffreyNEDKNMVKTM34:50.728190:05.9470:05.9471:48.7331257.112
3222Cairoli, AntonioITAFMIKTM34:53.759190:08.9780:03.0311:49.3211856.805
461Prado, JorgeESPRFMEKTM34:58.878190:14.0970:05.1191:49.1371756.901
53Febvre, RomainFRAFFMKawasaki35:15.977190:31.1960:17.0991:49.495856.715
641Jonass, PaulsLATLAMSFGASGAS35:16.990190:32.2090:01.0131:50.4291356.235
7303Forato, AlbertoITAFMIGASGAS35:26.342190:41.5610:09.3521:50.4081056.246
877Lupino, AlessandroITAFMIKTM35:41.841190:57.0600:15.4991:51.141655.875
919Olsen, Thomas KjerDENDMUHusqvarna35:45.257191:00.4760:03.4161:51.833355.529
10189Bogers, BrianNEDKNMVGASGAS35:51.266191:06.4850:06.0091:51.8351355.528