Interview: Jago Geerts – MX Vice

Having misplaced the MX2 title in heartbreaking style within the ultimate moto on the ultimate spherical of final season to Tom Vialle, Jago Geerts confirmed little indicators of being weighed down by that end result, for he got here out firing on the 2023 opener to get pleasure from an ideal weekend in Argentina.

Unquestionably one of many high contenders in MX2, the Monster Power Yamaha star hardly put a foot fallacious all weekend, as he put in a superb efficiency to not solely win the qualifying race, but in addition reign triumphant within the two motos.

Using with intelligence, freedom, readability and composure, this was the right technique to start his push for glory. Geerts caught up with James Burfield after the race to share his ideas on an excellent day on the workplace.

MX Vice: So first, let’s speak about our preliminary interview the place you talked about you had been going to take it straightforward, have slightly enjoyable and possibly get a high 5. What occurred (laughs)?

Jago Geerts: Yeah, I don’t know. I missed some races and bike time. Once I got here on the observe right here I felt good and I took three good begins in order that made it lots simpler. I might do my very own factor, experience my tempo and that was crucial factor I believe.

MXV: I imply, it was nice to see as a result of clearly you didn’t know the place you had been going to be coming into this weekend. So so that you can take the win is superior for you?

JG: Yeah, for positive. I solely did one preseason race at Lierop and my velocity was fairly good there, however I used to be third twice and had some crashes so it was not the very best race for positive. I missed some bike time after which misplaced some rhythm. However then I got here right here and it went so easily. It’s unusual, however it’s superb what one week can do.

MXV: Is it a type of issues the place you may’t form of put your finger on it – did every little thing simply really feel proper this weekend?

JG: All the things felt proper. I used to be in the proper place on the proper time the entire weekend. I didn’t make large errors so I used to be constant the entire weekend.

MXV: So that you’ve clearly come away with an excellent haul of factors and the following spherical is Riola, which must be pleasing for you clearly?

JG: Yeah, it’s good to go to Riola subsequent week. It’s a observe that I like, a very tough sand observe. It’s good to go there with a pink plate and a small factors lead so yeah I’ll attempt to do the identical there – take some good begins and do my factor.

MXV: Congratulations and all the very best for Riola and the season forward.

Lead Picture: Juan Pablo Acevedo

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