By totalmotorcycle @SEEWER & $SUZUKI READY FOR #GERMAN MX GRAND PRIX
Team Suzuki Press Office – May 4.
The narrow and low hard-pack hills of Teutschenthal welcomes MXGP this weekend for the Grand Prix of Germany and round seven of 18 in the FIM Motocross World Championship.
Team Suzuki World MX2’s Jeremy Seewer comes to familiar ground having grown accustomed to his role as a leading protagonist and podium regular in the MX2 class. The Swiss has now accumulated five trophies in a row with overall results of 4-2-3-2-3-2 so far this season with his RM-Z250 and sits a clear and comfortable second in the championship standings by 37 points over 2015 MX2 runner-up Pauls Jonass.
Seewer’s emergence on the distinctive RM-Z has been one of the bright points of a contest dominated so far by Jeffrey Herlings. The 21 year old (22 in July, so 2017 will be his last term in MX2) has been revelling in his good form and growing in confidence and has already outstripped his podium tally from all of 2015 (three visits to the box) and may be touching a record for his country in terms of achievement in Grand Prix.
“In the beginning you reach the podium and you are very happy but then it happens again and then again and it tends to make the prospect of going to a GP slightly easier,” he commented. “It is a different kind of pressure; you know you can do the job – and you have that confidence – but you still need to get it done. After making the top-three for the first time you come in [to the paddock] and everybody is really happy…after the fifth time and it is a little more like ‘business as usual!’”
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