NOTICIAS

Motocross des Nations: Saturday Morning

Hello, and welcome to the 2013 Motocross des Nations! Teutschenthal is buzzing already, despite the fact that it is just early on. So, what is happening? Well, we thought we would just give you an insight into the day ahead. Just seconds ago, the ballot took place to determine the order in which riders will go to the gate in the qualifying races today – you can find the full results from that below. We have also provided you with the days schedule, also; think of this as your toolkit for the day! We’ll be back after the practice sessions with a practice report, as well as a qualifying report tonight. If you want live updates, just go and follow @motocrossvice on Twitter – we have got you covered!

Saturday Timetable (Local Time):

10:00am – 10:40am – MX1 Free Practice
11:00am – 11:40am – MX2 Free Practice
12:00pm – 12:40pm – Open Free Practice
13:30pm: Freestyle MX Show
14:30pm: MX1 Qualifying Heat
15:30pm: MX2 Qualifying Heat
16:30pm: Open Qualifying Heat

Ballot Results: 

The results from the ballot (randomly decided this morning) decide the order in which each nation will go to the gate in the qualifying heat today. So, it is quite important – it can affect the whole weekends racing. Results are as follows:

#1 – Thailand
#2 – Ireland
#3 – Norway
#4 – Australia
#5 – Slovekia
#6 – Venezuela
#7 – Finland
#8 – Hungary
#9 – Iceland
#10 – Croatia
#11 – Greece
#12 – Estonia
#13 – Austria
#14 – Brazil
#15 – Belgium
#16 – Israel
#17 – Portugal
#18 – United States
#19 – Switzerland
#20 – Denmark
#21 – Russia
#22 – Poland
#23 – Lithuania
#24 – Sweden
#25 – Italy
#26 – Slovenia
#27 – Spain
#28 – Germany
#29 – New Zealand
#30 – Luxembourg
#31 – Czech Republic
#32 – Ukraine
#33 – Puerto Rico
#34 – Canada
#35 – Japan
#36 – The Netherlands
#37 – Romania
#38 – France
#39 – Latvia
#40 – Great Britain

There you have it! The ballot went extremely well for GB, evidently. We’ll be back with a practice report at midday – it’s time for the bikes to hit the track!

Words by Lewis Phillips

Image courtesy of Elliot Spencer

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