The HRC team-manager, Alberto Puig, appears to be like again on a 2021 season made tough by varied parts: the bodily difficulties of Marc Marquez, inexperience with the Honda of Pol Espargaro, and strategies because of the growth brake that adopted the well being disaster. He’s however assured that options have been discovered for the longer term.
Cyclical technical difficulties: “With this Covid-19 story, it was determined to not do any growth (on the bike), so we could not transfer ahead as we had deliberate. (…) Two years in the past, Michelin determined to vary the tires for 2021, and it was not simple for us to know how these tires have an effect on our bike. I am not saying the tires aren’t performing, however most likely the tires and the bike aren’t pals, and we’re attempting to determine how they are often. “
The fragile return of Marc Marquez: “I feel Marc’s return was very shifting, particularly for him. He needed to discover the velocity, the bike, new tires, and all that combined with a not good bodily situation. What you bear in mind as a rider is the very last thing that labored for you, and the very last thing that labored for him wasn’t the 2021 bike, it was the 2019 bike he was champion with. It was fairly tough from the driving force’s perspective, but additionally for the workforce. “
Pol Espargaro, ongoing growth: “Pol has extra potential than he has proven. Pole place at Silverstone is only a glimpse of what he can do, as a result of he’s a really gifted, quick, brave, formidable driver. Sadly the season has not began in an excellent means, the encounter between him and the bike has not been as profitable as he thought and as we thought. He is a man who by no means hides, it is solely a matter of time and I hope he can actually present his potential. “
The Honda RC213V 2022: “We tried completely different parts, parts. I feel we understood the issue. Honda’s philosophy is to attempt to innovate and provides options to the riders, by no means cease testing new components, concepts, instructions to progress. “
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