MX2 of Portugal
MX2 2018 Round 5
Calvin Vlaanderen wrapped up his MXGP of Portugal with a top-6 finish in today’s second MX2 encounter at the ‘Crossodromo de Águeda‘, which made up for the 18th position claimed in the opening race of the day. After five rounds completed in the 2018 edition of the series, Vlaanderen currently lies 9th in the championship standings.
Vlaanderen battled hard in the early stages of race two after a very good start, which saw the South African rider up to third during the opening lap. As the moto progressed, however, he started losing ground and positions, even though he managed to stay in touch with the group fighting for fifth place for a while. Calvin was eventually sixth at the chequered flag.
The next round of the 2018 MX2 World Championship will take place at Orlyonok in Russia in three Tuesdays’ time.