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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Bendsneyder just outside the points

For a long time it looked very good for Bo Bendsneyder. The rider of NTS RW Racing GP could battle for the points in the GP of Teruel. However, a lack of top speed on the Motorland Aragon straight, meant that he ended up just missing the points, in 16th place. Teammate Piotr Biesiekirski took 23rd place. It was an exciting battle that Bo Bendsneyder fought in a group with, among others, Marini, Roberts, Vierge, Manzi, Syarhin and Corsi, to whom the Dutchman was definitely not inferior. He fought fiercely…

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Top 10 for Bendsneyder in qualifying

With an excellent qualification Bo Bendsneyder secured a place in the top 10 for the GP of Teruel. His NTS RW Racing GP teammate Piotr Biesiekirski starts from thirtieth place. The Moto2 race at Motorland Aragon starts at 14.30 CET (winter time). Saturday went well for NTS RW Racing GP in every aspect. In FP3, Bendsneyder at one point seemed te be on his way to provisional pole position, but in the last sector of the circuit he lost three tenths. His time of 1.53.256 was eventually good for the…

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Bendsneyder 15th after Day 1

Bo Bendsneyder was just a fraction away from the top 14 on the first day of the GP of Teruel. With his 1.52.777, the Dutch rider of NTS RW Racing GP came 0.057 short. Just to indicate how small that difference is, a blink of the eyes takes about three tenths of a second (0.3). Piotr Biesiekirski again improved quite a bit to 1.55.084. The differences were small on the first day of the Teruel GP, the second consecutive race at Motorland Aragon. In FP2, eighteen riders were within a…

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