Nestaan Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing ramped up their preparation for the 2023 FIM Motocross World Championship by lining up within the RFME Spanish Motocross Championship on the hard-pack circuit of Montearagon. Lucas Coenen and Kay de Wolf sat behind the beginning line and loved success of their first aggressive outing of the time period.
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Lucas Coenen, making his debut aboard the Nestaan Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing FC 250, was simply unbelievable throughout the weekend and gained some useful momentum as he works in direction of his first marketing campaign as an MX2 rider. Utilizing the facility inside his steed to say two good begins, he gained moto one with a bonus of fourteen seconds after which gained moto two by eight seconds. Not solely did he stand atop the rostrum, however he additionally gained some data to use in testing.
The Spanish journey was slightly extra eventful for Kay de Wolf, who had a fall on Saturday. The error meant that he needed to begin from the far outdoors in Sunday’s motos, however he did nicely to progress to 3rd in moto one and second in moto two. Sadly, he was demoted to fifth in that first moto and due to this fact occupied third within the general classification through 5-2 moto scores. ’74’ bought to expertise many alternative challenges within the pre-season shakedown.
The subsequent appointment for the Nestaan Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing crew is the primary cease of the 2023 Internazionali d’Italia time period in Ponte a Egola, the place the duo will proceed to work on their respective strengths and weaknesses forward of the Grand Prix of Patagonia-Argentina on March 12.
Lucas Coenen: “It was weekend. We made plenty of progress and noticed some exhausting work from the winter repay. I used to be second off the beginning in each of the motos at the moment, then took the lead fairly rapidly and managed issues from that time. It was a good way to begin the yr and I wish to proceed this manner in Ponte a Egola in Italy subsequent weekend.”
Kay de Wolf: “It was a troublesome day, as I had a giant crash yesterday and was very sore. I used to be joyful to stroll away from that one! I didn’t have the very best gate choose at the moment, due to that, and had plenty of work to do, nevertheless it was good follow. I completed third within the first race after which bought docked a few positions, then I completed second in moto two. It was not a nasty day.”
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