Shipton races to MX1 double in Losail MX Championship.
British rider Jake Shipton (second from left) on the MX1 first race podium with second-placed compatriot Jake Preston (second from right) and third-placed Mohamed Jaffar of Kuwait (left). Jaffar maintained his lead in the MX1 category with two third-place finishes in the third round of the Losail MX Championship at the Losail MX Track yesterday. Both the races in MX1 saw identical podium finishes with Shipton and Preston finishing first and second respectively. In MX2, Ryan Blair won both the races while Moaath al-Ansari finished second in both. Barak al-Jasmi was third in the first race, while Saeed al-Shenqiti completed the podium in the second race. Trophies were presented by Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation board member Sultan al-Moraikhi.
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