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Bendsneyder 25th in Valencia

Bo Bendsneyder, starting from twenty-second, lost places at the start. The Dutch rode alone after the good feelings achieved during the day on Saturday. Bendsneyder closed the season crossing the finish line in 25th position. P25 | +31.559“It’s been a really difficult race but the most important is what we showed during the season. There were many ups and there were also some downs unfortunatelly. I really want to thank the team because they did an amazing job during the season. I want to congratulate Tom for his amazing career.…

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Bendsneyder will start from row 8 in Valencia

Bendsneyder was fast again on the Valencian circuit during Q1, being one of the riders who fought until the end to get the pass into Q2. The Dutch rider kept a good pace and he rode in the top four for much of the session, although options slipped in the final minutes. Tomorrow he will start from the twenty-second position. P22 | 1’35.508“Today in the qualifying we made a step forward but it wasn’t enough to go to Q2. Let’s keep working, we are starting in P22 and in Portimao…

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Bendsneyder 25th after first day under challenging conditions

P25 | 1’37.036“This morning we had an unexpected rain shower so the first sessiom was wet. I didn’t take a lot of risk because it seems that the weekend will be dry. I really like Valencia, normally I’m quite fast here but by the moment I’m quite slow. Let’s work to find a better feeling to be faster again. We will make a Winter test here at the beginning of the year. We will check the data and hopefully tomorrow we will have a better day”. Results FP2: Pos Rider…

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Points finish for Bendsneyder in Portimao

Bo Bendsneyder made a great start that allowed him to regain positions from the start. The Pertamina Mandalika SAG Team rider fought the best possible feeling throughout the race until he reached the points positions in a race in which the choice of tires was the key. The Dutch rider crossed the finish line in fifteenth position. P15 | +28.345“Like I said yesterday, we need to understand which direction and which changes we need to do. The guys did an amazing job, we worked a lot to try to understand…

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Difficult day for Bendsneyder in Portimao

Bo Bendsneyder did not have his best Saturday in the return to Portimao this season. The Dutch rider tried to get a good rhythm during Q1 despite not being comfortable riding the Kalex. Bendsneyder will start from twenty-ninth on the starting grid with the aim of improving positions from the start. P26 | 1’44.643“It’s been a really difficult day. Now, we need to understand what we need to do for tomorrow because the race is the most important. We know it will be difficult because we start far behind although…

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Bendsneyder 26th after first day in Portugal

P26 | 1’44.643“It’s our second weekend in Portimao and it is always nice to be back here. I struggled a lot today, it’s a special circuit and we need to find something else. We have checked the data and looks like we know the direction to go. The difference now is that we have a softer rear tyre but at the moment we can’t use it because we destroy it too quick. We are positive for tomorrow after changing something and I already have a better feeling. We can do…

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Bendsneyder takes points in Misano

Bo Bendsneyder was able to come back in the first moments and stayed in the points throughout the race. Bendsneyder made it to twelfth place and fought for this result until the last lap, adding new points in the general classification. P12 – + 24,309 “It’s been a really positive Sunday. The most important for me is that we made a big step if we compare to the first race in Misano where I was struggling a lot, I ended in the last position and it was the worst weekend…

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Bendsneyder 12th in qualifying

Bo Bendsneyder qualified for Q2 after taking part in the first session. Bendsneyder, who was in the top ten in the first few minutes, fought to get a good lap until the end despite the yellow flags and the tricky conditions. The Pertamina Mandalika SAG Team rider will start the race from twelfth position. P12 – 1.37,767 “It has been a tricky day again. This morning was wet, really cold and foggy. We knew we had to go Q1 because we knew we couldn’t be faster than yesterday so it…

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Bendsneyder 19th after wet FP1 and drying FP2

P19 | 1’43.771“Today was a tricky day because it was wet in the morning and mixed in the afternoon. In FP1 I had a much better feeling than in the first weekend in Misano. In the last minutes I had a really nice save, I think most of the people saw it. This was nice but in the end it’s more important to be in front than to be in the picture due to this. In FP2 we used slicks because the track was coming dry. In the last two…

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Bendsneyder after bad start from P29 to P15

Bo Bendsneyder lost some positions at the start, although he was able to recover quickly and soon began to overtake his rivals. Throughout the entire race the Dutch rider was able to improve his riding until crossing the finish line in fourteenth position. Bendsneyder was penalized with one position for exceeding the track limits, although he remained in the points zone. P15 | +23.108“It was a really positive Sunday. We tried something different in the warm up and it was much better. I was getting more confidence but of course…

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