Bendsneyder takes top ten at Silverstone

Bendsneyder completed a hard-fought weekend from start to finish. After a good start by the rider, in which he managed to overtake a position in the first corner, he managed to stay in the top ten in the early stages of the race. Finally Bendsneyder finished the day in tenth position, after an intense fight from the middle of the race until the last lap, scoring a total of six points which gives him a total of 61 points in the Championship. Bo Bendsneyder #64“I had a good start, being…

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Third row start for Bendsneyder at Silverstone

For the first time since the 2019 Catalan GP, Augusto Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo) starts on pole for a Moto2™ race thanks to 2:04.103 in qualifying at the Monster Energy British Grand Prix. Second place in Q2 went the way of Joe Roberts (Italtrans Racing Team) as the American finishes just 0.034s off Fernandez, with Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) rounding out the front row. Roberts set the pace in the early exchanges after setting a 2:04.752, with Bo Bendsneyder (Pertamina Mandalika SAG Team) slotting into P2 just…

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P11 for Bendsneyder after FP2

Augusto Fernandez has finished fastest in FP2 for the Moto2™ field at the Monster Energy British Grand Prix. The Red Bull KTM Ajo rider clocked a 2:04.573 just inside the final five minutes of the second practice session at the Silverstone Circuit, and that turned out to be the most rapid lap of the day for the intermediate class. Jake Dixon (GASGAS Aspar Team) was classified second after a late spill, with Alonso Lopez (CAG Speed Up) completing the top three. Dixon had set the pace in FP1 at his…

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Strong P5 for Bo in Assen

It was as you were when the race got underway as far as the top two was concerned, with Dixon leading Inde GASGAS Aspar team-mate Albert Arenas into the first corner. Alonso Lopez (MB Conveyers Speed Up), however, had launched well from fifth on the grid before passing Arenas for second at De Strubben and then Dixon for first at Stekkenwal. Marcel Schrötter (Liqui Moly Intact GP) moved into third when he passed Arenas at the Geert Timmer Chicane on Lap 4, in what was something of a breakaway quartet…

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P8 for Bendsneyder in Qualifying

Jake Dixon has scored the Moto2™ pole position after an unbelievably close Q2 session at the Motul TT Assen. Not only did he beat his teammate Albert Arenas by 0.011 seconds in an Inde GASGAS Aspar Team qualifying one-two at the TT Circuit Assen, Sam Lowes (Elf Marc VDS Racing Team) and Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) were each only 0.020 seconds slower again. Ogura may have missed the front row but he has a tantalising chance to move into the World Championship lead on Sunday afternoon given Celestino…

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Bendsneyder 15th after FP2 in Assen

FP1 was a fully wet session but the rain had stopped in time for Moto2™ FP2 and riders were instantly slashing seconds off the fastest lap times. The opening runs turned into a duel between the two aforementioned Spaniards, with Fernandez getting down to a 1:37.840 but Arenas usurped him by almost three tenths of a second in the 18th minute, just before the halfway mark. Around the same time, Fernandez crashed at De Strubben (Turn 5), but it would prove to be a minor mishap. It took until the…

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Bendsneyder just outside the points at the Sachsenring

Bendsneyder started the race from eighteenth position and was struggling to climb positions over the course of the race. The Dutch rider after an unfortunate outing that relegated him to twenty-second place, knew how to maintain concentration and overcome adversities fighting incessantly until finishing in sixteenth place. #64 Bo Bendsneyder ( P16 ) “It has been a difficult race because the conditions have been really tough, the temperatures have been very high throughout the whole weekend. We suffered with the front tyre in the left corners, let’s try to check…

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P18 for Bendsneyder in qualifying

Bo Bensdneyder will start from the sixth row of the grid, in the eighteenth position. Bendsneyder was fourth in FP3, which allowed him to move directly to Q2. During the second qualifying session the Dutchman was not able to do a better laptime than in the morning session. He will start from P18 on the grid tomorrow. #64 Bo Bendsneyder – P 18 – 1.24,710 “Today during the FP3 we achieved a good lap time, but during qualifying I suffered a bit with the grip of the track. I am…

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Bendsneyder 17th after first day in Germany

Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Augusto Fernandez is the rider to beat after topping both Moto2™ Free Practice sessions on the opening day of the Liqui Moly Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland by big margins. He raised the bar by setting a 1:24.023 in FP2, with team-mate Pedro Acosta next-best and Fermin Aldeguer (MB Conveyors Speed Up) making it an all-Spanish top three after the first two sessions for the intermediate class at the Sachsenring. On the other hand, the World Championship leader, Italian Celestino Vietti (Mooney VR46 Racing Team), is currently…

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Bendsneyder 13th in Barcelona

Bo Bendsneyder completed Sunday’s day inside the points. Bensdneyder ended the day by moving up from the start after a difficult first lap for the Dutch rider. He managed to climb up to ten places, reaching the points positions, in thirteenth place. #64 Bo Bensdneyder – P13 –“It was a difficult race. After a good start I made a mistake in the first corner. I went to wide on the first corner and tried to find the right line again. I never gave up and kept going despite the difficult…

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