Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin has secured his first GP victory of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship, claiming an emphatic opening moto win and securing a runner-up result in moto two at the MXGP of Europe in The Netherlands.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin enjoyed a strong weekend of racing in Italy. Finishing second in the qualifying race the Frenchman then delivered both speed and consistency to finish Sunday’s opening moto in fourth place. Wrapping up the weekend with a solid sixth in moto two, the FC 450 mounted rider earned fifth overall at the MXGP of Trentino.
Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Anstie will not compete in this weekend’s MXGP of Trentino, Italy – round five of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship. Kicking off last weekend’s Dutch Masters of Motocross event with victory in moto one, the Brit picked up an injury to his left knee during the second moto in Harfsen.
In the MXGP category, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin enjoyed a solid weekend of racing in Mexico. The Frenchman kicked off a highly positive round four with a strong runner-up result in the qualifying race. Capitalising on a great start in the opening MXGP moto Gautier found himself fighting for the runner-up spot, before eventually settling for a strong third place result.
Putting in two committed moto performances, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin wrapped up round three of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship in Patagonia, Argentina with fourth overall, claiming a season best overall MXGP class finish.
It was a tough GP for all teams and riders, organisers were forced to reduce the length of the event due to heavy rain and deteriorating track conditions. Following the cancellation of Saturday’s qualifying races, and the second MXGP moto was also cancelled.
Enjoying a positive start to their 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship campaigns, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing riders wrapped up the MXGP of Qatar earning top honours in the MXGP class. In his first GP aboard FC 450 machinery Gautier Paulin finished sixth overall in MXGP.
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With the season-opening MXGP of Qatar taking place this weekend, Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to share the official Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP video.
Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the signing of Gautier Paulin to the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team where he will compete on Husqvarna’s FC 450 machine throughout the 2017 and 2018 season. The former MXGP series runner-up will enter the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship alongside teammates Max Nagl and Max Anstie.