Tito Rabat leaves Jerez leading the world championship, finishing 4th in race

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It was Tito Rabat’s Marc VDS Racing teammate Mika Kallio who took a lights to flag victory from pole position in today’s Spanish Moto2 Grand Prix at Jerez. After getting boxed in at turn one at the start, Tito himself put in a strong race to fourth place in front of his home crowd.

Although the day was not all it oculd be for Tito – it is nonetheless points to add to his title challenge and also Kallio’s Jerez victory means that the Marc VDS Racing Team have had a rider atop the Moto2 podium in three of the four races so far in 2014, with Rabat and Kallio also first and second in the championship standings and now separated only by 16 points.

Tito Rabat // 4th
“I’m not so happy with fourth place today, but after the crash on Friday, the engine problem yesterday and a bad start in the race, at least we leave here with more points on the board. It’s important that I’m still leading the championship and all we can do now is head to the next race at Le Mans and look to improve.”

Source & photo: Marc VDS Racing

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