Enduring a tough career first GP outing, Australian Todd Waters is hoping for an easier time of things in the MXGP class in Thailand. Crashing heavily during his qualifying race in Qatar a bruised and battered Waters nevertheless rode his FC 450 to 14th and 11th place results for an overall 11th place result. In Thailand Todd is focused on breaking into the overall top 10.
With Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing rider Tyla Rattray unable to compete following his recent finger surgery, Austrian Pascal Rauchenencker will stand in as replacement for the South African in the MXGP class in Thailand.
Aged 20 (19.04.1993) Pascal will use the event to gain further top-flight experience having finished sixth overall in the MX2 class at the Italian GP in 2011 and third in the 2010 125cc Junior Motocross World Championship.
Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing team’s MXGP rider Tyla Rattray will not participate in this weekend’s GP of Thailand or the upcoming GP of Brazil following surgery today on his injured right hand little finger.
Despite crashing heavily in qualification, Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Todd Waters dug deep to claim an 11th overall result in the MXGP category of FIM Motocross World Championship at round one in Losail, Qatar.
When the gate drops for the opening MXGP race at the GP of Qatar for Red Bull Ice Once Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Todd Waters it will signal the start of his first ever season of GP racing… and the end of what has been an incredibly busy two-month period of testing and racing.