By totalmotorcycle EXCITING 3RD FOR @SEEWER & $SUZUKI IN #GERMAN MX2
Team Suzuki Press Office – May 8.
Jeremy Seewer’s fine form, persistence and flighty speed was again on display and rewarded by third position today at Talkessel, Teutschenthal for the Grand Prix of Germany and the seventh round of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship.
The factory RM-Z250 rider weathered some difficult race circumstances in the two MX2 motos to grab third and second places for his sixth consecutive podium finish and came close to securing his first race win.
Talkessel was rough and line-ridden with increased technical demands compared to the fast and slippery hard-pack witnessed at the 2015 edition of the same event. Demanding a lot of focus and commitment through some deep and limiting ruts, the site close to the city of Halle was a special racing surface for what was the second of three consecutive Grands Prix.
Twenty-one-year-old Seewer, a ‘veteran’ of Talkessel layout thanks to many appearances in the ADAC MX Masters series (German Championship), was fast from the outset as sunshine and a strong breeze swept the open circuit throughout the three days that the teams and riders convened at Teutschenthal. He set the fastest lap-times in Free and Timed Practice and rode to second place to Jeffrey Herlings in the Qualification Heat on Saturday afternoon.
The first moto began terribly for Seewer with an error on the first lap that left him deep in the pack before he could remount and restart. The Swiss set a mean pace from that point and recouped positions all the way to fourth where he pushed Pauls Jonass hard for a top-three finish. With two laps to go Seewer made his move and captured third for what was an excellent display of damage limitation. In the second race …read more