Heading into round one of the MXGP World Championship this weekend in Orlyonok Russia, we caught up with some of the world’s best riders and vets to get some predictions for the weekend.

Take a look below at the verdicts and if you want to take part in our reader poll for this weekend, click HERE.

First up we have the legendary Dave Thorpe:

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MXGP Overall
1st – Tim Gajser
2nd – Jeffrey Herlings
3rd – Jorge Prado
MX2 Overall
1st – Tom Vialle
2nd – Thibault Benistant
3rd – Conrad Mewse

Multiple MXGP winner Billy MacKenzie:

MXGP Overall
1st – Tim Gajser
2nd – Jeffrey Herlings
3rd – Ben Watson
MX2 Overall
1st – Jed Beaton
2nd – Wilson Todd
3rd – Conrad Mewse

Former GP rider Stuart Flockhart:

MXGP Overall
1st – Shaun Simpson
2nd – Tim Gajser
3rd – Ben Watson
MX2 Overall
1st – Kay De Wolf
2nd – Conrad Mewse
3rd – Maxime Renaux

EMX Champ Brad Anderson:

MXGP Overall
1st – Jorge Prado
2nd – Tim Gajser
3rd – Jeffrey Herlings
MX2 Overall
1st – Maxime Renaux
2nd – Tom Vialle
3rd – Conrad Mewse

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