Hervé Poncharal should undoubtedly comply with the Moto2 races with explicit pleasure, to see the feats achieved every week by his future riders Raúl Fernández and Remy Gardner. And the 2 representatives of the Ajo group, future Tech3 duo in MotoGP, as soon as once more placed on the present in Misano, signing their sixth double of the season!
The ultimate hierarchy between them was the identical as in Alcañiz the earlier weekend, because it was Fernández who accomplished the race first, having taken a formidable pole place the day earlier than. A efficiency that has turn into regular, understanding that the Spaniard is in his sixth victory of the season, however this time had all the things from a showdown.
The younger pilot joined the parc fermé on the verge of tears and his hand trembling, his face marked with ache resulting from his small fracture of his proper hand, operated on two weeks in the past. Unable to sleep the night time earlier than, he thought he couldn’t full various laps, and but he labored efficiently to regain the benefit over Sam Lowes and Arón Canet, who had handed him in the beginning, earlier than preserve the controls for the final ten turns.
“It is superb to get one other win. Wow! It was a very powerful race,” he admitted to the official MotoGP web site. “Through the warm-up my emotions on the bike had been very totally different from the day earlier than, and I fell too. I do not know precisely what occurred however I’ve an unimaginable group, who know very properly that I’m very restricted with my hand and I am unable to try this many laps. If I had carried out the entire warm-up, possibly I would not have been capable of do the race. “
“This weekend, it was harder with my hand, as a result of there are extra bumps within the tracks and extra proper turns. Three laps from the end, I could not brake very arduous. . I knew Remy might catch as much as me however I could not push more durable “, Fernández added.
As a result of after having needed to struggle in opposition to Lowes and Canet, he certainly noticed one other risk, well-known this one, emerge behind him. Solely sixth after the primary spherical, Remy Gardner was compelled to struggle to progressively rise within the hierarchy. Returned to second place with two laps to go, the Australian regained hope of with the ability to go for victory and he then gave all the things. It was after narrowly lacking the autumn just a few turns from the end that he lastly surrendered.
As in Aragón, Gardner thus completely restricted the injury by conceding solely 5 factors to his teammate, this one being now assured of the title of Rookie of the yr. Within the basic classification, the Australian retains 34 models upfront earlier than the final 4 races, in a championship that the 2 Ajo drivers have appropriated by leaving solely the locations of honor to the competitors.
In Misano, it was lastly Arón Canet who gained the bronze medal, a fourth podium for him this season which pushed him as much as fifth place within the basic classification. Sam Lowes, alternatively, needed to accept fourth place on the end because the podium continued to elude him from Jerez when he began the season with a bang with two wins. He simply took two factors from Marco Bezzecchi, nonetheless third within the championship however nonetheless with 50 models of margin over the Englishman. The Sky VR46 rider gained within the second group, defeating Augusto Fernández, Ai Ogura, Xavi Vierge and Fabio Di Giannantonio.