By totalmotorcycle HSU WINS & @LIEBER POSTS 2014-BEST RESULT
Team Suzuki Press Office – June 22.
A breezy home round of the FIM Motocross World Championship saw Rockstar Energy Suzuki Europe’s Brian Hsu toasting his second victory of the year on the RM125 with a double race victory in the EMX125 European Championship as Julien Lieber scored his season-best result with seventh position overall in the MX2s 11th-stop in 17 events.
Also in MX2, Jeremy Seewer rode to 10th overall; thanks to 12th and 11th positions in the two 30-minute and two-lap motos.
Bright skies, dust, ruts and slick terrain coloured the Talkessel hard-pack for this eagerly-awaited Grand Prix and part of a stellar mid-season spell that has also seen other ‘strongholds’ of the sport visited in the UK, France and Italy. A decent crowd ignored the distraction of the FIFA World Cup to travel to support the Rockstar crew that also form such a vital and regular part of the competitive national championship in Germany.
Lieber was able to take some confidence from an attacking and relentless display in both motos. The Belgian has frequently struggled to assert his potential in the top-10 of two sprints on the same day but there was no mistaking his vivacity on this occasion. The ‘#33′ was seventh across the results sheets; in the two races and also the overall ranking. The classification represented his second-best of 2014 and his points tally of 28 was also one mark off his total at the Spanish GP where he bagged 29 and was eighth at Talavera.
A few crucial mistakes and a tasty battle with Bulgarian Petar Petrov – that ended-up with the Suzuki rider having to recover his RM-Z250 from the fence – clouded Seewer’s day. The Swiss was 12th in the first moto after falling foul …read more