RESULTS: Aaron Gwin and Tracey Hannah Qualify Fastest in Val di Sole 19

We have ourselves a race! Qualifying is done in VDS, and the two main protagonists in the battle for the World Cup overall have just finished 1-2.

RESULTS: Aaron Gwin and Tracey Hannah Qualify Fastest in Val di Sole

If the ending to this year's World Cup had been written for a Hollywood movie, it would have been dismissed as pure fantasy. With a mere 30 points between them at the top of the series standings after 6 races, Greg Minnaar and Aaron Gwin have just qualified second and first, respectively - separated by just 0.17 seconds! That means that it's all to play for in tomorrow's finals, and there will be no holding back. The last time the World Cup was in Val di Sole was in 2015, and it just so happens that the very same two riders were locked in an epic battle for the overall at that time as well. Will Aaron Gwin once again prevail at the finish line, or will Greg Minnaar get redemption? Tune in tomorrow to find out!

In the women's race, Tracey Hannah is clearly feeling good on the rough and dusty VDS track, as she qualified first and will be last down the hill tomorrow. Current World Cup leader Myriam Nicole bobbled in the first section and would up qualifying in 4th place, a sign of nerves or just one of those things? With Tracey Hannah 110 points behind her before her qualifying win today, if Tracey wins the main event tomorrow Myriam can afford to finish no worse than 4th if she wants to hold on to that overall.

In the junior men's, Finn Iles has already wrapped up the overall World Cup, and he celebrated in fine style by winning qualifying today as well.

2017 Val di Sole World Cup Qualifying Results - Men (full results)

2017 Val di Sole World Cup Qualifying Results - Women (full results)

2017 Val di Sole World Cup Qualifying Results - Junior Men (full results)


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