Hitachi KTM’s Conrad Mewse shot to victory with Team GB at this weekends FIM Motocross of Nations securing a third place finish.
Putting his KTM to the test during the blistering heat at the Mantova circuit on the saturday, the Brit finished a solid third in his qualifying heat just behind Red Bull KTM Rene Hofer. As the weather completely changed for sundays main races, with the track turning to complete slop on the sunday, still pushing on to bring home a 23rd and a fourteenth to help seal the deal for Team GB with the third step of the podium.
“It was an unreal feeling to be up there!,’ said Conrad.
“It was a lottery out there, but I feel like I showed what I can do in a proper race yesterday [Saturday]. Today was a lottery and tough, but we got it done!”
“I had a really good feeling coming into this. I put pressure on myself, I wanted to do Team GB proud and I think that brought the best out of me. I think that most people know that I have the speed.”
“My team did a fantastic job today I rode the same bike in both motos and the team dealt with the quick turnaround incredibly well. This is a good step forward.”