Knieblessure houdt Max Anstie aan de kant in MXGP Trentino
Nadat hij bij de Dutch Masters in Harfsen de eerste manche had gewonnen, kwam hij in de tweede manche ten val en bezeerde hierbij zijn knie. Anstie en het team hebben besloten om dit weekend rust te houden en bij de volgende Grand Prix in Valkenswaard terug te keren!
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|MAX ANSTIE TO MISS MXGP OF TRENTINO|
|ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING RIDER SIDELINED WITH KNEE INJURY|
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Anstie will not compete in this weekend’s MXGP of Trentino, Italy – round five of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship. Kicking off last weekend’s Dutch Masters of Motocross event with victory in moto one, the Brit picked up an injury to his left knee during the second moto in Harfsen.
In his debut season of MXGP class competition, the FC 450 mounted rider has so far enjoyed three top 10 results with his highlight being a seventh-place moto result at the MXGP of Argentina. Currently sitting 11th in the MXGP championship standings the young Brit is expected to return to competition at the MXGP of Europe in Valkenswaard, on April 22/23.
The fifth round of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship will take place in Pietramurata, Italy on April 15/16.
Antti Pyrhönen – Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team Manager:“It’s always disappointing when a rider is unable to compete due to injury, but that’s a part of our sport. Max has enjoyed a good start to the season, and has been steadily improving his speed and consistency. We’re thankful his injury isn’t a serious one, with a little time to recover he will soon be back to full fitness.”