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Bidirella Bidirella
3/11/2019 12:20 PM

So the hot news is out, Herlings will be out for atleast another 3 GPs and the injury will take at least till late April.

The good news is, he will have a full recovery.

For the people who wants to translate the Dutch PR letter http://www.motocrossplanet.nl/nieuws-nat/70163/Film:-Zelfkritische-Herlings-zet-WK-titel-uit-z'n-hoofd:-'Voelt-als-falen'

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scottydogmx scottydogmx
3/11/2019 12:22 PM

Sooooooo .............. ????

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ruy ruy
3/11/2019 12:22 PM

USA

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Jeff_Crutcher Jeff_Crutcher
3/11/2019 12:24 PM

I. Want. That. Man. Here.

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Forty Forty
3/11/2019 12:25 PM

So get ready for some really great racing as everyone except AC was just bumped up a notch and has hope for a AC mishap. I am only a recent fan and follower of the MXGP series but I really am hooked. These guys rip and are excellent racers as well.

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ATKpilot99 ATKpilot99
3/11/2019 12:25 PM

He'll return to the GPs when ready and try to add to his win total.

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9bro9 9bro9
3/11/2019 12:26 PM

Tony & Prado for the MXGP titles, and Herlings in the US for MX? Sounds like a win win for KTM.

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TDeath21 TDeath21
3/11/2019 12:30 PM

Please come here Jeffrey! In normal circumstances, I’d say no way. But the stars have aligned for a one time full time US MX gig.

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Squid Williams Squid Williams
3/11/2019 12:36 PM

Herlings in America would make for an epic summer. Possibly the most exciting thing to happen in the outdoor series EVER.

Two Wheelin is a good time.

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just James just James
3/11/2019 12:39 PM

Herlings racing the US series would be the best thing that has happened to this sport in a long time.
I think we would see a significant spike in attendance, and television ratings.

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mattyhamz2 mattyhamz2
3/11/2019 12:45 PM
Squid Williams wrote:

Herlings in America would ...more

How so?
He comes and loses- "He was coming off an injury and was never 100% until the end of the season"
He comes here and smokes our guys- "Euro's have the best riders. The American's suck" and we look horrible in comparison.

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SmokinJoe439 SmokinJoe439
3/11/2019 12:56 PM
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Squid Williams Squid Williams
3/11/2019 1:03 PM
Squid Williams wrote:

Herlings in America would ...more

mattyhamz2 wrote:

How so?
He comes and ...more

I think if he has 6 good weeks to prepare than the argument that he was never 100% would be a cop out. That is more time than most American's will get to prepare for outdoors considering they'll be fresh off a SX circuit.

And if he comes here and smokes our guys, maybe it will light a fire under somebody's ass to put a better program together for MXDN! You have to beat the best to be the best! I'm not saying Herlings is the best, but we'll never know if he doesn't come across the pond for an entire series.

I can't say what the outcome would be, but you'd be ignorant to deny that adding Herlings would be great for the sport.

Two Wheelin is a good time.

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Press516 Press516
3/11/2019 1:03 PM

The stars are aligning... And it still isn't going to happen. wink Although, I do think attendance would be up massively and TV money would maybe double with Herlings running the US outdoors series. One can only hope. Wife said I'm in for 2 events if he does come over.

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GuyB GuyB
3/11/2019 1:03 PM
Jeff_Crutcher wrote:

I. Want. That. Man. Here. ...more

Be careful what you wish for.

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GuyB GuyB
3/11/2019 1:04 PM
Press516 wrote:

The stars are aligning... ...more

TV money would double? Puff, puff, pass...

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Press516 Press516
3/11/2019 1:07 PM
Press516 wrote:

The stars are aligning... ...more

GuyB wrote:

TV money would double? ...more

Do you not think that the international watch would be up huge? Lets face it, the US barely watches... I think it would.

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Dirty Points Dirty Points
3/11/2019 1:10 PM
Squid Williams wrote:

Herlings in America would ...more

mattyhamz2 wrote:

How so?
He comes and ...more

Who cares if we look horrible? I want to see the best compete.

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ruy ruy
3/11/2019 1:10 PM
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peltier626 peltier626
3/11/2019 1:11 PM

2019 lucas oil pro motocross champion- Jeffery Herlings.

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deluxeman deluxeman
3/11/2019 1:14 PM

The downside to Herlings coming over would be Tomac and Marv wading themselves up within the first 4 weekends chasing down Herlings.

Lighten up Francis it's a joke...............

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731chopper 731chopper
3/11/2019 1:15 PM

I don't care if he smokes Eli or not. I'm all for seeing the best riders in the world compete so if he could race in the US this summer that would be extraordinary. I doubt it happens though.

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Question Question
3/11/2019 1:18 PM
Squid Williams wrote:

Herlings in America would ...more

mattyhamz2 wrote:

How so?
He comes and ...more


I don't see it that way. I think he would battle upfront but it would not be a runaway particularly because he will be back indeed from an injury. Plus he will have to adapt to the tracks, the format, and the heat, which is a real challenge too. That is why I predict some days he should be upfront, and some days not. That is also why in the end it would be interesting to watch.
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PastranaWho PastranaWho
3/11/2019 1:18 PM

Herlings to US would be crazy, hope it happens. He can add a ama national championship to his list.

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Muscle-Milk-KTM Muscle-Milk-KTM
3/11/2019 1:19 PM

Herlings will ride the GP's. He will win ever GP to prove to Cairoli that he's the best & AC222 better put an asterisk next to his WC.

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KurtJ99 KurtJ99
3/11/2019 1:25 PM
Muscle-Milk-KTM wrote:

Herlings will ride the ...more

Yeah, but current wisdom says everyone but RC, Stew, and RV has had asterisk next to their championship.
I think King Tony could live with winning a WC without JH - it's not like Tony rammed JH and caused his injury.

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Robgvx Robgvx
3/11/2019 1:27 PM

If I had to speculate I’d say he wouldn’t be ready and up to speed to contend for an AMA championship either. So maybe with him not in the running for either championship he would be able to do a few of each, once he’s healed up.

That would be good.

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hogkiller hogkiller
3/11/2019 1:35 PM

Make america great again keep the European trash in Europe Photo

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Bidirella Bidirella
3/11/2019 1:37 PM

Comeback will be some where in June/July at the MXGP

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tek14 tek14
3/11/2019 1:38 PM

What if Cairoli gets hurt... from how much back Herlings can fight with Gajser?

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