Fernandez heads to Sardinia on the hunt for extra success

After a extremely profitable MXGP of Patagonia-Argentina, Group 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.

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Taking the general with five-one outcomes, for his first ever MXGP victory, Fernandez will now look to attempt to seize the championship-leaders red-plate after a change to scoring system now signifies that qualifying races rely for the title, however not for the weekend’s general. Sitting simply two factors off the lead, the Spaniard is aware of it gained’t be straightforward because the deep sand monitor isn’t his favorite floor for driving. Nonetheless, with a strong week of testing in related situations below his belt, and with renewed confidence after the wonderful end in South America, this weekend may properly present him with the chance to indicate everybody that he has improved his driving in each sort of terrain.

Sadly teammate, and reigning MXGP World Champion Tim Gajser gained’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 remains to be going properly although and on a regular basis the leg will get higher, so there’s hope that we’ll be seeing ‘Tiga’ at a race monitor within the close to future.

So this weekend, all eyes shall 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 combat for this 2023 world motocross championship.

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“Usually, I wouldn’t be so excited to go to Sardinia, because it isn’t my favorite monitor, however after successful the opening spherical in Argentina, I can’t wait for an additional race. The help and messages from everybody has been wonderful and it’s only a dream come true to have gained an MXGP. That is the factor that when you find yourself a younger boy, you develop up dreaming about, to face on prime of the rostrum, and to listen to the nationwide anthem taking part in for you. And now that I’ve skilled it, my intention is to make that occur as many occasions as potential.”

Marcus Pereira de Freitas – HRC Basic Supervisor – MXGP

“Argentina was simply a tremendous occasion for us at Group HRC. Ruben went there and simply rode fantastically, and to win the second moto was a giant achievement, however to then take the general was only a large enhance of confidence to him and everybody within the workforce. 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 monitor 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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