The Honda 150 European Championship riders tackled difficult conditions on day two at the Grand Prix of Sweden. A substantial amount of rain fell overnight, much to the dismay of some of the competitors, but the technical circuit made for some excellent racing that had the Swedish fans on their feet.
A good start was extremely important today, in order to ensure that vision would not be an issue, and Lynn Valk managed to acquire that. Valk claimed her second holeshot of the season and logged some noteworthy times early on. Andrea Adamo was lurking though, after taking a good start, and charged into the lead by the end of the first official lap. Adamo was faultless at the head of the field from that point on and eventually established a lead of twelve seconds by the chequered flag.
Chaos ensued behind Adamo, as Lynn Valk fell early on and could only salvage a sixth in the moto. Luis Outeiro, who suffered heartbreak in the first moto, claimed second at that point and then did more than enough to hold the position until the end of the race. What happened to Anton Nordstrom-Graaf? The Swedish star was moving forward, after starting in the lower half of the top ten, but fell at the halfway point and then had a substantial amount of work to do. Third was the position that he eventually secured at the chequered flag, which gave him second overall.
Rasmus Moen crossed the line in fourth yet again, which gave him third overall at his home Grand Prix. Toa Kishi did not quite manage to back up the fantastic result that he posted yesterday, as he limped to seventh, but that was still enough to tie on points with Moen in the overall classification. Moen claimed the final spot on the overall podium though, because he had the better result in the second moto.
After sweeping the Grand Prix of Sweden, Andrea Adamo is sat atop the series standings yet again. Anton Nordstrom-Graaf will enter the final round, which will be held in The Netherlands on the second weekend in September, just four points down.