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European Motocross  Championship First Round in Trentino (Italy) – Day 1

Honda 150 for weThe European Championships EMX250, EMX125 and EMX150 started today in Pietramurata (Italy) . After a day of practice and qualifying, all three classes rounded out the day with their first runs at championship points.

In the EMX250 it was a run-away performance for Bud Racing Kawasaki Monster Energy’s Maxime Desprey who led the race from start to finish while the battle , Honda 150 behind him was a little more epic.

While the entire race was wheel-to-wheel, Wilvo Forkrent KTM’s Adam Sterry managed to wrap up second just ahead of J-Tech Honda Racing’s Nick Kouwenberg.

Meanwhile in the EMX125, KTM Kosak racing’s Glen Meier was quick to snatch the lead from the young Spaniard KTM Factory Junior’s Jorge Prado Garcia who ended up making a few mistakes and dropping back to fourth. In the meantime Kemea Yamaha Yamalube’s Maxime Renaux was pinned for second, holding off a tough challenge from the Italian fan favorite Morgan Lesiardo who finished up in third.

As for the Honda European Championship EMX150 class, it was Finnish Emil Weckmann who pulled the holeshot and didn’t look back while a pair of Swedes in Albin Larsen and Tim Edberg strove second and third.