August 10, 2017 – Becoming a member of Michele Cervellin in HRC MX2 for the following two consecutive rounds in Switzerland and Sweden, is Japanese IA2 factors chief Taiki Koga.
Taiki Koga has been given the chance to experience within the FIM World Championship motocross sequence by HRC, between his race occasions in Japan. He’s presently main the IA2 (MX2) class within the JMX sequence. It is a big step up for Koga who’s new to racing in Europe and has by no means raced in a world championship occasion.
Michele Cervellin is prepared for the ultimate factors push because the season finish is in sight. The monitor is tough pack which is normally Cervellin’s most popular terrain.
The climate this weekend may make situations tough. Rain is forecast on Saturday which may make the monitor treacherous and rutted. Sunday’s climate appears to be like a lot brighter which is able to hopefully dry out the monitor to supply some good line decisions for racing.
The MX2 qualifying race begins at 16h25 on Saturday 12th August.
Taiki Koga: “I’m wanting ahead to my first weekend racing with HRC. I got here to Lommel so I obtained to expertise how all the things works and to get acquainted with the sequence. This week might be my first time on the bike so we’re going to do some testing to get me snug on the bike. It’ll be an expertise.”
Roger Harvey: “Having run many of the 12 months with one rider in MX2, it has given us the chance to supply some younger riders the prospect to expertise the MX2 world championship. The occasion right here in Switzerland is not any completely different as we now have Taiki Koga driving for us. Taiki is presently main the Japanese motocross championship IA2 Class (MX2). Michele comes into this occasion nonetheless looking for his early season type which hopefully we’ll this weekend.”