Official conformation: Bendsneyder joins WorldSSP for 2021 campaign

The grid for the 2021 FIM Supersport World Championship continues to take shape during the off-season, with a star-rookie coming over from the Moto2™ World Championship. 21-year-old Dutchman Bo Bendsneyder will join the Dutch EAB Racing Team for next season on Yamaha R6 machinery, with the past Moto3™ podium finisher eager to rekindle strong results after three difficult seasons in the Moto2™ class. With 82 starts across the Moto3™ and Moto2™ classes, Bendsneyder has experience coming to WorldSSP. He started competing in the Moriwaki Junior Cup in 2011 and 2012,…

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Bendsneyder concludes season with strong race

Bo Bendsneyder has concluded the 2020 season with a strong race and three well-earned points. Although he had hoped for more in the GP of Portugal beforehand, Bendsneyder could be satisfied with thirteenth. Dominique Aegerter finished the Moto2 race in twentieth place. Bo Bendsneyder’s start from sixteenth place did not go smoothly, partly due to a crash by Di Giannantonio and Bulega. From 22nd place, the Dutch rider of NTS RW Racing GP worked his way forward. At the end of lap 2 he was already in eighteenth. In lap…

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Bendsneyder: not happy with position, ready to fight in the race

Thanks to a second fastest time in Q1, Bo Bendsneyder qualified in sixteenth for the GP of Portugal. It was the fourth time in a row that the Dutch rider of NTS RW Racing GP managed to reach Q2. Teammate Dominique Aegerter stranded in eighth in Q1, which means that he starts the race in Portimao at 13:20 CET from place 22. Aegerter was unlucky in FP3 by missing valuable track time due to an issue with electronics. As a result, the Swiss did not have the opportunity to make…

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Interesting first day in Portugal

Bo Bendsneyder and Dominique Aegerter started well at the Grand Prix of Portugal with respectively seventeenth and eighteenth time. On the challenging Portimao circuit, both riders of NTS RW Racing GP were in or close to the top 15 for most of the time. Aegerter and Bendsneyder started the day in Portimao by exploring the circuit together. In the extra long first free practice, Aegerter had to get used to the NTS and the circuit, where the Moto2 has never raced before. Bendsneyder adapted quickly to the circuit where he…

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Eighth place best result for Bendsneyder in Moto2

Bo Bendsneyder and NTS RW Racing GP have achieved their best result so far in Moto2 with an excellent eighth place. In the GP of Valencia, with 8 points earned, Bendsneyder was able to close a weekend that was good from the first practice on. Piotr Biesiekirski also had a good weekend, which ended with 21st place for the Polish rider. Bo Bendsneyder’s eighth place was the result of a solid weekend. After last week’s two points, Bendsneyder was able to add eight more to his credit this week, bringing…

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Bendsneyder starts from row 3 in Valencia

Bo Bendsneyder qualified in ninth for the GP of Valencia, with a time of 1.34.769. It is the third best qualifier for the Dutchman in Moto2. Piotr Biesiekirski starts from 29th. In Q1 he set a lap time of 1.36.515. In the third free practice session on Saturday morning, Bendsneyder confirmed once again that he is fast with the NTS on the Ricardo Tormo circuit. With a time of 1.34.900, he was placed in eighth and qualified directly for Q2. Biesiekirski set a time of 1.37.014 in FP3. In Q1,…

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Bendsneyder in top 10 after first day

On the first day of the GP of Valencia, Bo Bendsneyder has consistently been in the top part of the rankings. The Dutch rider of NTS RW Racing GP finished FP2 with the fourth fastest time (1.35.052), which in the combined standings was good for eighth place. Piotr Biesiekirski crept considerably closer to the top times with his 1.37.429. In terms of position, however, it didn’t bring him further than 29th. Conditions this Friday were a lot better than a week ago at the same Ricardo Tormo circuit. Thanks to…

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Bendsneyder grabs valuable points

With two points in his pocket, Bo Bendsneyder could look back on a difficult, yet successful weekend at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. The Dutch rider of NTS RW Racing GP was quite satisfied with 14th place. His Polish teammate Piotr Biesiekirski also looked back with satisfaction at the GP of Europe, which he concluded in 22nd place. Sunday was the first completely dry day of the Grand Prix weekend. In the warm-up, the technicians of NTS RW Racing GP managed to find an setting that gave Bo Bendsneyder…

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Bendsneyder 14th in strange qualifying

Mixed conditions again played a major role today, with a wet but drying track at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. In Q1 Bo Bendsneyder ended fourth on wet tires, but in Q2 the Dutchman went out on slicks, bringing him to 14th spot for tomorrow’s Moto2 grid. Piotr Biesiekirski managed to finish FP3 in third, but in Q1 he couldn’t repeat that superb result. The Pole will start the GP of Europe from 30th on the grid. A damp but drying track under heavy clouds was the scenery for…

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Tricky conditions on the first day in Valencia

Racing in Spain does not always mean warm weather and beautiful sunshine. On the first day of the Grand Prix of Europe at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, it was chilly, wet and very tricky. Despite the difficult circumstances, Bo Bendsneyder finished the day in 18th place, with a time of 1.37.732. Piotr Biesiekirski finished in 27th with 1.39.457. In the morning it was cold and wet, so the lap times were around 1.49, 1.50. In the afternoon it was slightly better, so the times went down considerably, although…

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