Cairoli Wraps Up MX1 in Lierop

Yamaha Red Bull De Carli’s Antonio Cairoli wrapped up his third World Championship Title in Lierop despite a left knee issue that made it a tough outing for the Italian. Cairoli rode to a fifth-place finish in heat one and a fourth in heat two. Once he snatched fourth from Maximilian Nagl in the final heat Cairoli had the Title secured courtesy of a 50-point advantage in the Championship standings.

Final Overall Standings

1. Antonio Cairoli (ITA, Yamaha), 537 points
2. Maximilian Nagl (GER, KTM), 487 p.
3. David Philippaerts (ITA, Yamaha), 463 p.
4. Clement Desalle (BEL, Honda), 461 p.
5. Ken de Dycker (BEL, Suzuki), 459 p.
6. Joshua Coppins (NZL, Yamaha), 449 p.
7. Tanel Leok (EST, Yamaha), 382 p.
8. Gareth Swanepoel (RSA, Kawasaki), 238 p.
9. Jonathan Barragan (ESP, KTM), 229 p.
10. Manuel Priem (BEL, Aprilia), 195 p.