MXGP of Russia Qualifying Race has been run.
Redbull KTM Factory Racing rider and current no.1 for the MXGP standings Jeffrey Herlings took the pole poisition. Second and third qualifiers are from Belgium: Jeremy Van Horebeek 1.5 seconds behind Herlings and Julien Lieber 3.2 behind the leader took the second and third positions respectively. Herlings' rival the legend Antonio Cairoli completed the qualifying at no.5 poisiton.
The day certainly was not good for Tim Gajser; although he led the time practice session he had an accident at the start right before the first turn and his 14th position in qualifying event obviously was not the result he expected for the Day 1. Here are the results for qualifying:
1 - 84 HERLINGS, Jeffrey
2 - 89 VAN HOREBEEK, Jeremy
3 - 33 LIEBER, Julien
4 - 25 DESALLE, Clement
5 - 222 CAIROLI, Antonio