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Smets Again In Italian 500 Motocross GP

KTM’s Joel Smets came out on top again in round 2 of the 500 Motocross World championships this weekend. Taking a third and a first in the two motos, Smets bested Yamaha’s Andrea Bartolini (4/3) and Husqvarna’s Darryl King (2/6) to extend his lead in the championship race.

500cc GP Results (Top 10)

  1. Joel Smets (KTM) 3/1
  2. Andrea Bartolini (Yamaha) 4/3
  3. Darryl King (Husqvarna) 2/6
  4. Massimo Bartolini (Yamaha) 5/7
  5. Marnicq Bervoets (Yamaha) 1/35
  6. Peter Johansson (KTM) DNF/2
  7. Erwin Machtlinger (Honda) 6/9
  8. Fabrizio Dini (Husqvarna) 12/5
  9. Miska Aaltonen (Husqvarna) 27/4
  10. Gert Jan Van Doorn (VOR) 13/8

500cc GP Points Standings (After 2 Rounds)

  1. Joel Smets (KTM) 75 pts.
  2. Darryl King (Husqvarna) 54 pts.
  3. Marnicq Bervoets (Yamaha) 52 pts.
  4. Andrea Bartolini (Yamaha) 50 pts.
  5. Peter Johansson (KTM) 35 pts.
  6. Andrew McFarlane (Kawasaki) 22 pts.
  7. Shayne King (KTM) 20 pts.
  8. Massimo Bartolini (Yamaha) 20 pts.
  9. Erwin Machtlinger (Honda) 20 pts.
  10. Gert Jan Van Doorn (VOR) 18