The two main candidates for the gold have had several tough showers. Already in the premiere in Abu Dhabi it was small when Bakkerud torpedoed Timmy after the Joker.
- Andreas is driving hard. But so can I. Hope the final can be an honest fight, says Hansen.
Behind the two shadows little brother Kevin Hansen, eight points after Timmy. He is not in the position to act as auxiliary rider for Timmy.
- I'll do everything to win the competition. There's no one chasing behind, says Kevin.
After the draw today, where the starting tracks were distributed to the first of the four qualifying rounds, we can note that Timmy drew the raffle. Outer track in the second heat with Kevin on track two. Everything is set for two Swedish medals in Cape Town. It remains to be seen what the denominations will be.
In the support class RX2 everything speaks for Swedish victory. Oliver Eriksson has an iron grip on the championship title. He is 21 points ahead of Jesse Kallio, Finland.