Fernandez heads to Riola as HRC Honda supply additional Gajser replace

Fernandez heads to Riola as HRC Honda offer further Gajser update

After a extremely profitable MXGP of Patagonia-Argentina, Crew HRC’s Ruben Fernandez heads to the island of Sardinia, Italy, for spherical two of the 2023 MXGP World Championship the place the deep sand of Riola Sardo awaits.

Taking the general with five-one outcomes, for his first ever MXGP victory, Fernandez will now look to try to snatch the championship-leaders red-plate after a change to scoring system now implies that qualifying races depend for the title, however not for the weekend’s total. Sitting simply two factors off the lead, the Spaniard is aware of it received’t be straightforward because the deep sand observe isn’t his favorite floor for using. Nevertheless, with a strong week of testing in comparable situations beneath his belt, and with renewed confidence after the wonderful end in South America, this weekend might effectively present him with the chance to indicate everybody that he has improved his using in each kind of terrain.

Sadly teammate, and reigning MXGP World Champion Tim Gajser received’t be becoming a member of this weekend as he nonetheless recovers from a damaged femur sustained at a pre-season Italian Worldwide race at Arco di Trento. His restoration continues to be going effectively although and on a regular basis the leg will get higher, so there may be hope that we’ll be seeing ‘Tiga’ at a race observe within the close to future.

So this weekend, all eyes can be on the #70 and to see whether or not he can repeat his race and overall-winning exploits from a few weeks in the past and cement himself additional into the struggle for this 2023 world motocross championship.

Ruben Fernandez 70
Usually, I wouldn’t be so excited to go to Sardinia, because it isn’t my favorite observe, however after successful the opening spherical in Argentina, I can’t wait for an additional race. The help and messages from everybody has been superb and it’s only a dream come true to have received an MXGP. That is the factor that when you’re a younger boy, you develop up dreaming about, to face on high of the rostrum, and to listen to the nationwide anthem enjoying for you. And now that I’ve skilled it, my intention is to make that occur as many instances as attainable.

Marcus Pereira de Freitas
HRC Common Supervisor – MXGP
Argentina was simply an incredible occasion for us at Crew HRC. Ruben went there and simply rode beautifully, and to win the second moto was an enormous achievement, however to then take the general was only a large increase of confidence to him and everybody within the crew. I’m actually pleased with how exhausting everybody has labored and we’re all actually motivated to assist Ruben out within the sand of Riola this weekend. This observe hasn’t supplied the most effective of recollections because it entered onto the GP calendar however we hope that this weekend can change that.

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Picture: Shot by Bavo