Returning to the top step of the podium, Husqvarna Motorcycles’ Max Nagl claimed the overall win at the MXGP of Patagonia, Argentina. In the opening race, Nagl came off the line strongly, but was pushed wide in the first set of corners, so the Husqvarna rider dropped down to around 10th overall. Nagl managed to fight his way back up to a third place finish. In the second moto, Nagl claimed the holeshot and opened up enough of an advantage to take his third race victory of the season, and with it the overall win.
In MX2, Dylan Ferrandis was hungry for a victory and quickly moved to the front in the opening moto, winning the race by more than seven seconds. A slip on lap two of the second race pushed the Frenchman temporarily back to sixth place, but he displayed great resolve to cross the line in second place and secure the overall victory on the combined score of the two races.
The GP series will return to Europe for round 4 of the 18 round series in Italy, Trentino on 18-19 April.