- KTM's Taddy Blazusiak injured his thumb in Spain and will not be racing in the next round.
- Cristobal Guerrero continued KTM's misfortunes in the first round by having similar electrical problems as his teammate, Johnny Aubert.
- KTM's David Knight was forced out of Spain after a painful groin injury on Saturday.
- Husaberg's Oriol Mena went 4-6 in Spain despite breaking the little finger on his right hand three weeks earlier.
- Eero Remes fell several times during the event in Spain and finished the weekend fourth after going 3-6.
- Husaberg's Pierre Alexandre Renet of France had a strong second day in the E2 class where he finished third behind Antoine Meo and Ivan Cervantes.