In the MX2 class Team Honda Assomotor rider Stephen Rubini made it five top 10 results out of six races in Faenza, by going eight-eight for eighth.

The #118 came through the pack in both motos to round off a successful week of action, which moved him to just outside the top 10 in the MX2 championship. Team Honda 114 Motorsports’ Nathan Crawford had his best result of his rookie campaign, getting 11th overall and showing that once he gets to grips with these new tracks, he can battle with the top 10.

Gordon Crockard

Gordon Crockard

Honda Off Road Racing Manager

The MX2 guys had some good battles going between themselves, with all the riders trying their best to score points. Stephen Rubini had to work his way through the field each moto but on a track that was difficult to pass, his race craft was impressive. Bailey Malkiewicz is really getting his starts dialled and if he can keep doing that, I’m sure his end results will get better too. He fought hard alongside teammate Nathan Crawford and it was good to see Nathan have his best overall of the season.
After a tough week on a track that didn’t change too much, there were a lot of good moments across the classes and while Mantova will be completely different conditions, I’m hopeful that we can keep seeing progression from our riders.

Honda Motor
GP of Emilia Romagna (ITA)

Imola, Italy

MX2 2020, Round 8

Sunny / 30
Sunday 13 Sep 2020, 13:51 UTC
  • Track Condition: Hard Pack
  • Air Temp: 30°C
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Tom Vialle 28 FRA 25 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM 34:15.955
2 Jago Geerts 193 BEL 22 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha +0:07.101
3 Jed Beaton 14 AUS 20 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +0:11.101
4 Roan Van De Moosdijk 39 NDL 18 F&H Racing Team Kawasaki +0:14.561
5 Ben Watson 919 GBR 16 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha +0:16.380
6 Thomas Kjer Olsen 19 DEN 15 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +0:17.711
7 Ruben Fernandez 70 SPA 14 SDM Racing Yamaha +0:40.395
8 Stephen Rubini 118 FRA 13 Honda Racing Assomotor Honda +0:49.522
9 Maxime Renaux 959 FRA 12 Yamaha SM Action – M.C. Migliori Yamaha +0:54.656
10 Kevin Horgmo 240 NOR 11 Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM +0:55.671
11 Josh Gilbert 326 GBR 10 PAR Homes RFX Husqvarna Husqvarna +0:56.752
12 Morgan Lesiardo 44 ITA 9 Ghidinelli Racing Team KTM +0:57.902
13 Jan Pancar 253 SLO 8 KTM Racestore MX2 Max Bart KTM +0:59.961
14 Nathan Crawford 199 AUS 7 Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda +1:00.924
15 Alvin Ostlund 161 SWE 6 Honda Racing Assomotor Honda +1:03.637
16 Conrad Mewse 426 GBR 5 Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee KTM +1:10.944
17 Nathan Renkens 83 BEL 4 NR83 KTM +1:16.524
18 Enzo Toriani 783 FRA 3 E2T Racing Team Husqvarna +1:23.488
19 Maximilian Spies 707 GER 2 Wildcard rider Husqvarna +1:38.404
20 Cyril Genot 105 BEL 1 iXS MXGP Team Yamaha +1:41.424
Sunny / 30
Sunday 13 Sep 2020, 10:58 UTC
  • Track Condition: Hard Pack
  • Air Temp: 30°C
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Jago Geerts 193 BEL 25 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha 35:27.462
2 Tom Vialle 28 FRA 22 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +0:02.931
3 Thomas Kjer Olsen 19 DEN 20 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +0:03.502
4 Jed Beaton 14 AUS 18 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +0:04.197
5 Conrad Mewse 426 GBR 16 Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee KTM +0:18.609
6 Roan Van De Moosdijk 39 NDL 15 F&H Racing Team Kawasaki +0:24.212
7 Ben Watson 919 GBR 14 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha +0:25.370
8 Stephen Rubini 118 FRA 13 Honda Racing Assomotor Honda +0:25.968
9 Ruben Fernandez 70 SPA 12 SDM Racing Yamaha +0:43.405
10 Maxime Renaux 959 FRA 11 Yamaha SM Action – M.C. Migliori Yamaha +0:49.825
11 Nathan Crawford 199 AUS 10 Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda +0:51.447
12 Bailey Malkiewicz 47 AUS 9 Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda +0:52.828
13 Alvin Ostlund 161 SWE 8 Honda Racing Assomotor Honda +0:54.222
14 Richard Sikyna 102 SLK 7 JD Gunnex KTM Racing Team KTM +0:57.902
15 Morgan Lesiardo 44 ITA 6 Ghidinelli Racing Team KTM +1:08.504
16 Jan Pancar 253 SLO 5 KTM Racestore MX2 Max Bart KTM +1:12.202
17 Josh Gilbert 326 GBR 4 PAR Homes RFX Husqvarna Husqvarna +1:13.573
18 Nathan Renkens 83 BEL 3 NR83 KTM +1:18.018
19 Enzo Toriani 783 FRA 2 E2T Racing Team Husqvarna +1:19.875
20 Cyril Genot 105 BEL 1 iXS MXGP Team Yamaha +1:26.474
Sunny / 30
Sunday 13 Sep 2020, 08:10 UTC
  • Track Condition: Hard Pack
  • Air Temp: 30°C
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. Team Constructor Constr. Time/Gap
1 Roan Van De Moosdijk 39 NDL F&H Racing Team Kawasaki 1:52.455
2 Jed Beaton 14 AUS Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +0:00.229
3 Maxime Renaux 959 FRA Yamaha SM Action – M.C. Migliori Yamaha +0:00.826
4 Conrad Mewse 426 GBR Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee KTM +0:01.609
5 Stephen Rubini 118 FRA Honda Racing Assomotor Honda +0:01.963
6 Tom Vialle 28 FRA Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM +0:02.100
7 Ben Watson 919 GBR Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha +0:02.159
8 Jago Geerts 193 BEL Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha +0:02.198
9 Thomas Kjer Olsen 19 DEN Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna +0:02.953
10 Ruben Fernandez 70 SPA SDM Racing Yamaha +0:03.101
11 Kevin Horgmo 240 NOR Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM +0:03.388
12 Bailey Malkiewicz 47 AUS Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda +0:03.450
13 Jan Pancar 253 SLO KTM Racestore MX2 Max Bart KTM +0:03.575
14 Nathan Crawford 199 AUS Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda +0:03.662
15 Alvin Ostlund 161 SWE Honda Racing Assomotor Honda +0:03.808
16 Nathan Renkens 83 BEL NR83 KTM +0:04.152
17 Morgan Lesiardo 44 ITA Ghidinelli Racing Team KTM +0:04.472
18 Richard Sikyna 102 SLK JD Gunnex KTM Racing Team KTM +0:04.556
19 Josh Gilbert 326 GBR PAR Homes RFX Husqvarna Husqvarna +0:04.708
20 Maximilian Spies 707 GER Wildcard rider Husqvarna +0:04.970
Rider Standings
Sunday, 13 Sep 2020 - Open world standings grid
# Rider Num Nationality Nat. Points Pts. Team Constructor Constr.
1 Tom VIALLE 28 FRA 354 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM
2 Jago GEERTS 193 BEL 333 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha
3 Maxime RENAUX 959 FRA 259 Yamaha SM Action – M.C. Migliori Yamaha
4 Jed BEATON 14 AUS 247 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna
5 Roan VAN DE MOOSDIJK 39 NDL 210 F&H Racing Team Kawasaki
6 Ben WATSON 919 GBR 191 Monster Energy Yamaha Factory MX2 Team Yamaha
7 Thomas KJER OLSEN 19 DEN 188 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Husqvarna
8 Mathys BOISRAME 172 FRA 182 F&H Racing Team Kawasaki
9 Conrad MEWSE 426 GBR 162 Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee KTM
10 Ruben FERNANDEZ 70 SPA 156 SDM Racing Yamaha
11 Stephen RUBINI 118 FRA 118 Honda Racing Assomotor Honda
12 Alvin OSTLUND 161 SWE 112 Honda Racing Assomotor Honda
13 Mikkel HAARUP 11 DEN 105 F&H Racing Team Kawasaki
14 Nathan CRAWFORD 199 AUS 89 Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda
15 Rene HOFER 711 AUT 73 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing KTM
16 Josh GILBERT 326 GBR 68 PAR Homes RFX Husqvarna Husqvarna
17 Alberto FORATO 303 ITA 66 Team Maddii Racing Husqvarna Husqvarna
18 Jan PANCAR 253 SLO 62 KTM Racestore MX2 Max Bart KTM
19 Mattia GUADAGNINI 101 ITA 62 Wildcard rider Husqvarna
20 Simon LAENGENFELDER 516 GER 59 Diga Procross GasGas Factory Juniors Gas Gas
21 Richard SIKYNA 102 SLK 52 JD Gunnex KTM Racing Team KTM
22 Morgan LESIARDO 44 ITA 46 Ghidinelli Racing Team KTM
23 Cyril GENOT 105 BEL 43 iXS MXGP Team Yamaha
24 Bailey MALKIEWICZ 47 AUS 43 Team Honda 114 Motorsports Honda
25 Bas VAESSEN 98 NDL 35 Hitachi KTM fuelled by Milwaukee KTM
26 Jeremy SYDOW 104 GER 35 Diga Procross GasGas Factory Juniors Gas Gas
27 Hardi ROOSIORG 75 EST 33 Sahkar KTM Racing KTM
28 Kevin HORGMO 240 NOR 32 Marchetti Racing Team KTM KTM
29 Mitchell HARRISON 12 USA 22 BUD Racing Kawasaki Kawasaki
30 GIanmarco CENERELLI 209 ITA 21 Wildcard rider Husqvarna
31 Nathan RENKENS 83 BEL 19 NR83 KTM
32 Petr POLAK 313 CZE 16 iXS MXGP Team Yamaha
33 Enzo TORIANI 783 FRA 11 E2T Racing Team Husqvarna
34 Jakub TERESAK 224 CZE 8 Privateer KTM
35 Wilson TODD 20 AUS 8 DRT Kawasaki Kawasaki
36 Roland EDELBACHER 109 AUT 5 A1M Husqvarna Husqvarna
37 Joakin FURBETTA 275 ITA 3 KTM Beddini MX2 KTM
38 Johannes NERMAN 258 EST 3 Wildcard rider Husqvarna
39 Maximilian SPIES 707 GER 2 Wildcard rider Husqvarna
40 Jere HAAVISTO 142 FIN 2 JK Racing Yamaha Yamaha