Fernandez heads to Argentina as Gajser presents replace on harm

Fernandez heads to Argentina as Gajser offers update on injury

The 2023 MXGP World Championship begins this weekend in Villa La Angostura, Argentina, with Ruben Fernandez heading Staff HRC’s effort for this opening spherical. Sadly 2022 world champion and winningest rider of this occasion, Tim Gajser received’t be on the airplane to South America as he recovers from a damaged femur sustained on the Italian Worldwide Championship in Arco di Trento on February nineteenth.

Set in probably the most beautiful areas world wide, the monitor weaves out and in of the forest, within the shadow of the Andes mountain vary and offers a high-speed problem that each the riders and followers take pleasure in.

With Gajser on the sidelines, it is going to all the way down to Fernandez to paved the way on his Honda CRF450R, because the Spaniard makes his full-MXGP debut for Staff HRC. Final yr he put in a wonderful efficiency right here, making a cross in the previous few corners to get a 3rd place in moto two, and that was after main a part of moto one. And it was that form of effort that caught the attention, ultimately giving him his likelihood to journey for the manufacturing facility group this yr.

After a profitable pre-season, which noticed Fernandez win final outing on the Spanish Championship, the #70 can be seeking to begin off the championship strongly with this venue offering the right alternative to take action, as loads of Spanish-speaking followers can be cheering loudly for him all of the race round this superb race monitor.

Ruben Fernandez 70
I’m extraordinarily enthusiastic about this weekend, and driving down in Argentina. It’s a enjoyable monitor, and with everybody talking Spanish, it’s straightforward for me to work together with all of the followers. After all, I hope to do properly, and I consider I’ve the prospect to take action. Final yr I obtained a 3rd place in a moto, and I led a race for a little bit bit too, so I wish to repeat that and attempt to do even higher if doable. It is going to be powerful as there are lots of quick riders within the MXGP class however that’s the intention and that’s what I count on from myself.

Tim Gajser 243
Clearly I’m extraordinarily dissatisfied to not be out in Argentina racing, however that is a part of the game and now my focus is to get match once more and get again to driving as quickly as doable. To date, my restoration goes properly, I’m enhancing each day and I’m undoubtedly on target. It’s nonetheless too early to offer a precise return date however I hope to see everybody on the races quickly. I all the time loved going to Villa La Angostura and seeing the individuals there. It’s a stunning a part of the world, and the followers are very passionate and make you’re feeling very welcoming. I wish to want Ruben one of the best of luck this weekend and I hope that he places on a powerful efficiency for Staff HRC.

Marcus Pereira de Freitas
HRC Basic Supervisor – MXGP
It’s nice to lastly get the season began. Sadly we’re with out Tim, which is an enormous disgrace as a result of he was feeling so good over the winter, so I’d prefer to want him one of the best along with his restoration, from me and from everybody at Staff HRC, in order that he can be a part of us once more quickly. Nevertheless, we’re very happy with how Ruben has been doing on the bike, and we hope he can present that to everybody in Argentina. It’s a nice venue, and the right place to begin the 2023 season and we are able to’t await that first gate drop.

Phrases: Press Launch

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