6th for Bendsneyder at the #CatalanGP, Lüthi 15th and Biesiekirski 25th
Bo Bendsneyder finished sixth after fighting for the podium. Tom Lüthi finished in the points after climbing positions to be fifteenth. Piotr Biesiekirski fought to remain in the group and he was twenty-fifth.
Bo Bendsneyder, who started from third position on the grid, gave his best to maintain the position and to shorten the gap with the leading riders. Bo kept a great pace throughout the race. the Dutch rider fought for the podium finishing the race in sixth position.
Tom Lüthi started the Moto2 race from the eighth line of the grid. The Swiss rider has fought from the beginning of the race, gaining positions lap after lap and improving from start to finish. Tom has managed to get into the points and provide one of his best performances this season.
Piotr Biesiekirski, who participated this weekend as a wildcard, completed the race maintaining a good pace. The Polish rider has managed to reduce distances and approach the group, finishing in 25th position. This weekend has been one more step in the rider’s learning process who will compete again at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in the FIM CEV Repsol with the Pertamina Mandalina SAG Stylobike Euvic Team next weekend.
The next Moto2 race will take place on June 20 at the Sachsenring Circuit during the Liqui Moly Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland.
It was a really good weekend in Barcelona. We made a really good qualifying and we were focused on the race pace. I think it paid off even it wasn’t enough to get the podium. I made a good start today. I was in third position for ten or twelve laps. The last eight laps were really tough, I didn’t have anything else to give because I was so on the limit. In the end, I dropped a little bit but like I said we are learning, I’m learning. It’s new for me to be in the front but it’s amazing. The team did a great job. They gave me a fantastic bike, inside the box is always motivation. It’s a great group of people that allows me to show all my potential and this is where I’m the happiest. Now it’s time to enjoy the moment and looking forward to the next one.
A little step forward today. Little bit lucky for sure with P15 but one point is better than nothing. I think it’s important to see the positive side, we made some steps forward this weekend. Of course we are not where we should be but we are moving forward. I think it was one of the best weekends we have done so far this season. Let’s keep on going and we focus now on the next race in Sachsenring.
I am quite happy with how we finished the weekend, especially considering how we started. On the second lap of the race, I made a mistake that almost caused me to crash and made me lose a lot of time. I was able to stay focused and made few mistakes during the race. I was able to maintain a good pace. I went back and, although I thought the group was leaving, after five or seven laps I saw them all the time until the end of the race keeping the same gap. I think that our mistake this weekend was not getting good results on Friday. As I started to go much faster in the race there were other problems with the bike that we haven’t identified before. We’ve gotten the best considering how we started. My pace has been like the group that finished in P19, I’m happy about that. Now I know what I have to focus on and how to work every weekend.