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Jago Geerts has to leave GP victory in France narrowly to home driver and World Cup leader Tom Vialle

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Jago Geerts (Yamaha) just failed to win the Grand Prix of France in the MX2 class on Sunday, the tenth of nineteen rounds for the Motocross World Championship. The 22-year-old Kempenaar came in second on the circuit in Ernée twice. French World Cup leader Tom Vialle (KTM) won the first heat and finished third in the second. That was enough for the GP victory.

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Frenchman Thibault Benistant (Yamaha) won the second heat and finished third in the Grand Prix. Liam Everts (KTM) was sixth in the Grand Prix, after finishing sixth and seventh in the series. Florent Lambillon (Suzuki) finished 20th and 18th and only finished 22nd in the final standings.

Vialle (427 pts) extends his lead in the World Cup standings by one extra point. Geerts (416 points) is the first pursuer on eleven points. Liam Everts is twelfth with 145 points, Florent Lambillon 43rd with 4 points.

In the MXGP, Swiss Jeremy Seewer (Yamaha) won the first heat earlier in the day. Brent Van Doninck (Yamaha) came in third. The second series starts at 17h10.

The next Grand Prix is ​​scheduled for next Sunday, in Teutschenthal, Germany.

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