Drama in Turkey: Jago Geerts falls once too much, Tom Vialle takes the world title | Motocross

Drama in Turkey: Jago Geerts falls once too much, Tom Vialle takes the world title | Motocross
Drama in Turkey: Jago Geerts falls once too much, Tom Vialle takes the world title | Motocross


Sun 04 September 2022

15:45

Jago Geerts failed to cash in on his leading position in the MX2 World Cup in Turkey with a title. Our compatriot had to acknowledge his superiority in Tom Vialle in the very last game of the season after a few tumbles. Geerts has to be satisfied with the 2nd place in the GP and therefore also the 2nd place in the world championship, only 4 points behind his French competitor.

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  1. 15h50. Champagne for Tom Vialle.

    Champagne for Tom Vialle

  2. 3 pm 43. Vialle is world champion! The race is over: Vialle crosses the line first and raises his hands. The Frenchman is again MX2 world champion. Moments later, Jago Geerts takes second place in the second series and the final standings of the World Cup. .

    Vialle is world champion!

    The race is over: Vialle crosses the line first and raises his hands. The Frenchman is again MX2 world champion.

    Moments later, Jago Geerts takes second place in the second series and the final standings of the World Cup.

  3. 15 hours 41. Vialle is sure to win. If Vialle doesn’t make a big mistake anymore, he is world champion. Geerts can no longer close this gap (5″350) without a French accident. .

    Vialle is sure to win

    If Vialle doesn’t make a big mistake anymore, he is world champion. Geerts can no longer close this gap (5″350) without a French accident.

  4. 15h40. 2 more laps. Money-time! Vialle sets his fastest sector time when he has to. Geerts has to give up a bit of ground again, our compatriot is only 6 seconds behind Vialle. .

    2 more rounds

    Money-time! Vialle sets his fastest sector time when he has to. Geerts has to give up a bit of ground again, our compatriot is only 6 seconds behind Vialle.

  5. 15 hours 38. Geerts is getting closer again! The gap between Vialle and Geerts is still 4″836. Giving up is clearly not in Geerts’ dictionary. Vialle must now gradually get it on his hips… .

    Geerts is coming closer again!

    The gap between Vialle and Geerts is still 4″836. Giving up is clearly not in Geerts’ dictionary.

    Vialle must now gradually get it on his hips…

  6. 15 hours 37. Geerts does everything he can. Geerts turns the tap on all the way. He is still 7.5 seconds behind Vialle.  And yes, that’s how Geerts gets his competitor in his sights again. Would it still be possible? .

    Geerts puts everything on everything

    Geerts turns the tap on all the way. His gap on Vialle is still 7.5 seconds.

    And yes, that’s how Geerts gets his competitor in his sights again. Would it still be possible?

  7. 3 p.m. 34. About 10 seconds left for Vialle. We still have 5.5 minutes + 2 laps ahead of us in Turkey. Tom Vialle is virtual world champion, Jago Geerts snorts as number 2, at 9 “831 from Vialle. .

    About 10 seconds left for Vialle

    We still have 5.5 minutes + 2 laps ahead of us in Turkey.

    Tom Vialle is virtual world champion, Jago Geerts snorts as number 2, at 9″831 from Vialle.

  8. 15 hours 32. Is it still possible? Geerts drives around quickly, but Vialle is currently sitting in a chair. A small miracle has to happen for Geerts to take the world title. But everyone knows: in sports, happiness is sometimes in a small corner… .

    Is it still possible?

    Geerts drives around quickly, but Vialle is currently sitting in a chair. A small miracle has to happen for Geerts to take the world title.

    But everyone knows: in sports, happiness is sometimes in a small corner…

  9. 15 hours 28. Geerts falls again! The yellow flag goes up. Something happened! As it turns out: Geerts has fallen out of the picture a second time. As a result, our compatriot loses precious time again. Geerts is currently 12 seconds behind Vialle. Now it suddenly becomes very difficult….

    Geerts falls again!

    The yellow flag goes up. Something happened!

    As it turns out: Geerts has fallen out of the picture a second time. As a result, our compatriot loses precious time again.

    Geerts is currently 12 seconds behind Vialle. Now it suddenly becomes very difficult…

  10. 15 hours 26. Geerts is chasing. Geerts is just under 5 seconds behind Vialle. The Frenchman’s lead seems large at first glance, but it is certainly not over yet. .

    Geerts is chasing

    Geerts is just under 5 seconds behind Vialle. The Frenchman’s lead seems large at first glance, but it is certainly not over yet.

  11. 15 hours 25. Drama: Vialle falls, Geerts flies over it.

    Drama: Vialle falls, Geerts flies over it

  12. 3 p.m. 22. The tenors are falling! In a corner, after 13 minutes of race, Vialle crashes. Geerts cannot avoid the Frenchman and dives over it. Vialle is the first to get up, Geerts loses some more time. .

    The tenors are falling!

    In a corner, after 13 minutes of race, Vialle crashes. Geerts cannot avoid the Frenchman and dives over it. Vialle is the first to get up, Geerts loses some more time.

  13. 3 pm 20. Stay careful. It should be clear that any mistake in this phase of the championship is fatal. Geerts cannot take too great risks yet. In any case, he keeps a close eye on Vialle. .

    stay careful

    It should be clear that any mistake in this phase of the championship is fatal. Geerts cannot take too great risks yet. In any case, he keeps a close eye on Vialle.

  14. 15 hours 18. Geerts chases Vialle well. Our compatriot just (very) briefly passed the Frenchman, but Vialle immediately puts things in order. .

    Geerts chases Vialle well. Our compatriot just (very) briefly passed the Frenchman, but Vialle immediately puts things in order.

  15. 15 hours 15. Tension can be cut. We’re in for a titanic battle, we can already say that. Vialle and Geerts on 1 and 2. Geerts is just behind his big competitor. It can – of course – go either way. .

    Tension can be cut

    We’re in for a titanic battle, we can already say that. Vialle and Geerts on 1 and 2. Geerts is just behind his big competitor. It can – of course – go either way.

  16. 3:15 pm Vialle overtakes Geerts.
  17. 3 p.m. 12. Vialle turns the tables. Vialle makes a first attack on Geerts and he immediately succeeds in his plan. Vialle now on 1, Geerts on 2. .

    Vialle turns the tables

    Vialle makes a first attack on Geerts and he immediately succeeds in his plan. Vialle now on 1, Geerts on 2.

  18. 3 pm 12. Geerts takes the top start.
  19. 3 pm 11. The Belgian on 1! Jago Geerts has made an excellent start. Our compatriot takes the lead. Tom Vialle is a little behind in 2nd. .

    The Belgian at 1!

    Jago Geerts has made an excellent start. Our compatriot takes the lead. Tom Vialle is a little behind in 2nd.

  20. 3 p.m. 10. Start! The 2nd series has started. .

    Start!

    The 2nd series has started.

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