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Moto2 Argentina GP Race

Published on April 9, 2018 under Blog
Moto2 Argentina GP Race

NINTH PLACE FOR BAGNAIA IN TERMAS DE RIO HONDO

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Started from the 15th box on the grid, the young rider of the Sky Racing Team VR46 hits the Top10 after a complicated weekend. Close to the points from Luca Marini.
Termas de Rio Hondo (Argentina), April 8, 2018 – Francesco Bagnaia closes the weekend of the GP of Argentina in ninth place and defends the third position in the Championship with 32 points. Sixteenth, really close to the points area, Luca Marini.

Uncertain conditions and tricky tarmac also at the start of the intermediate class race with Francesco Bagnaia started from the 15th box of the grid line up. Twentieth at the first corner, Pecco was the protagonist of a good recovery and finished in ninth place, scoring 7 points.

A race with no confidence on the front for Luca Marini, the fastest at the end of the morning warm-up session. Luca, 12th at the start, crossed the finishing line in 16th place.

 

Pablo Nieto: We expected a different weekend, but it was more complicated than we expected. We struggled and we were not able to manage in the best way the sudden change of the weather that had characterized the three days, especially the mixed conditions of the asphalt. We have to learn from this and make a step forward in America.

Francesco Bagnaia: A race with no confidence on the front for Luca Marini, the fastest at the end of the morning warm-up session. Luca, 12th at the start, crossed the finishing line in 16th place. We expected a different weekend, but it was more complicated than we expected. We struggled and we were not able to manage in the best way the sudden change of the weather that had characterized the three days, especially the mixed conditions of the asphalt. We have to learn from this and make a step forward in America. A race really on the limit after a difficult weekend. We have run just for a little in dry conditions and I was not confident with the set-up. The others did a better job compared to us and we also struggled in qualifying. A race not to be repeated during the season, but despite all, I was able not to lose too many points in the Championship.

Luca Marini: After the warm-up, I was expecting a different race, but we had some problems, maybe with the tire or the setting, and I could not find the confidence I was looking for on the front. We need to analyze the data to understand exactly what happened. Despite that, we bring home something from this weekend; we found good feelings in the wet, I was really fast.