Aspar Moto3 Team back on track in Aragon without Hector Faubel
After the brief respite of a weekend off the MotoGP World Championship continues apace this weekend as the series heads off into the Spanish wilderness for the GP of Aragón. Over 5km of fast and flowing elevation changes await the riders, who have enjoyed riding at the Motorland circuit ever since it was first introduced as a replacement circuit before being installed as a fixture on the calendar. In the Moto3 class Sanro Cortese’s latest victory at Misano means he leads the championship by 46 points over Maverick Viñales, with the Spaniard now coming under pressure for second place from his compatriot Luis Salom.
Jonas Folger makes only his fourth appearance for the MAPFRE Aspar Team this weekend with a third place and a victory already under his belt. The German finished sixth at Misano, a result that was more in line with expectations, but he is determined to return to the podium this weekend. He will be joined in the MAPFRE Aspar Team garage this weekend by a new team-mate in the shape of Luca Amato. The 16-year-old makes his World Championship debut at Aragón, making the step up from the Spanish Championship and replacing veteran rider Hector Faubel who is now looking for a new ride to finish the season with.
Source: Aspar Team