Stable weekend for Fernandez in Trentino

Group HRC’s Ruben Fernandez completed inside a number of factors of his second podium of the season, coming fourth general on the MXGP of Trentino after two glorious performances that had been simply marred by slight errors in every of the races.

Phrases: Press Launch | Lead Picture: Ray Archer

The Pietramurata observe is a well-known and acquainted circuit for all of the riders, each for its stunning surroundings and for its tight, tough hard-pack floor. This weekend the race was ran within the clockwise course and as soon as once more it offered nice leisure for the massive variety of followers who packed the hillsides across the venue.

In race one, the Honda CRF450R rider bought a superb begin, rounding the primary bend in round fifth or sixth, however he shortly moved ahead and by the tip of lap one was in second place. Regardless of placing on stress all through the race, he was unable to make any move on the chief and as a substitute he regarded like he would cruise to second place. Sadly, a mistake on the penultimate lap noticed him drop to 3rd and that’s the place he crossed the road. It was a disappointing finish to what was an excellent trip, however he nonetheless had an excellent likelihood at a podium if he put in the same trip for race two.

And that’s the way it was taking care of as soon as once more working his method ahead on lap one. He crossed the road for the primary time in fourth place, using a good tempo, and matching these round him. Nevertheless, across the midpoint of the race, one other small crash price him a number of positions, and with it went his likelihood of an general podium. As an alternative, he needed to accept fourth general, simply three factors off the rostrum, however with a factors tally from the weekend which secured fifth place on the planet championship standings.

Fernandez now has a weekend off with the intention to put together for 2 ‘dwelling’ GPs, in Portugal and Spain. The Agueda observe in Portugal could be very near the place the #70 grew up using, so he has a number of followers throughout the border, whereas Spain is his dwelling nation and the grandstands will probably be packed on the circuit, and if he continues using on this method, they’ll be cheering him onto the rostrum positions.

Ruben Fernandez

“Though I got here fourth general, I’m a bit dissatisfied with how issues turned out. I used to be in second place for the entire of race one, however then I made a small mistake and completed third. I do know it was nonetheless a superb trip however to lose that proper on the finish was powerful to take. Then in race two one other small mistake price me whereas I used to be using in fifth place and I dropped one other couple of spots. Nevertheless, I’m very pleased with my first lap of each races, with respectable begins and shifting by the sector in these hectic first few corners. Fourth is an effective end result and I must be happy with that, however I do know I want to repair these small errors for the upcoming rounds of Portugal and Spain, which I’m actually wanting ahead to.”

Marcus Pereira de Freitas

HRC Normal Supervisor – MXGP

“It’s a kind of good-bad days when if you happen to take a look at the tip outcomes you ought to be happy, however you realize that it might have been even higher. For almost all of each races, Ruben rode excellently and regarded clean and cozy on this tough Trentino observe, however a few errors at important instances price him an opportunity at an general podium. It’s nonetheless a step in the precise course although and we head to Portugal, figuring out that issues are getting again to how Argentina went and that may be a constructive factor.”

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