With round 11 of the series heading north to Sweden, the tough and technical Uddevalla circuit marked yet another strong showing for the Swedish Husqvarna brand with Todd Waters placing fifth overall in the highly competitive MXGP class.

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Round 11 of the MXGP series was another solid outing for Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Todd Waters. Determined to show the same form that saw him capture his debut podium result at the recent GP of Italy, Waters began race one in seventh. Gelling with the loose and technical Swedish track, the Husqvarna rider found some good lines as it deteriorated and worked his way up to fourth.

An overly watered course for race two left things more difficult for him. Not making the best of starts, Waters was unable to attack like he wanted to. Settling into things as the racing line improved, Waters progressed to seventh and ended his weekend fifth overall.

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Todd Waters – Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing:
“I definitely feel like the confidence is building every time I’m out on track. The team has been working hard and with a few things we’ve changed and stepped up in training the results are coming more consistently. Raceone was real good. My start wasn’t perfect but I was picking good lines and riding a smart race to work my way forward. Coming from about seventh or eighth to fourth on a difficult track like this was good. I wanted the same inrace two but the watering of the track made it like an ice rink in places and the early laps were a bit sketchy. Once things settled down I wasn’t able to gain any ground and had to settle for seventh. But top five overall is a good positive to bring into Latvia.”

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Results – FIM Motocross World Championship, Round Eleven

MXGP Overall
1. Romain Febvre (Yamaha) 50pts
2. Jeremy Van Horebeek (Yamaha) 38
3. Kevin Strijbos (Suzuki) 35; 4. Dean Ferris (Husqvarna) 33
5. Todd Waters (Husqvarna) 32

Championship Standings (After Round 11)

MXGP
1. Romain Febvre (Yamaha) 419pts
2. Antonio Cairoli (KTM) 380
3. Max Nagl (Husqvarna) 360
9. Todd Waters (Husqvarna) 224