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Hard fought point at Dutch TT for Bendsneyder after jumpstart

Bo Bendsneyder had the extra motivation of racing at home. The weekend did not start in the best way, but both the rider and the team were able to recover and have had very positive feelings. The Pertamina Mandalika Sag Team rider was sanctioned with a double long lap penalty for a jump start, which didn’t allow him to reach the front positions despite having had a great pace throughout the weekend. Bendsneyder finished in fifteenth position entering in the points. #64 Bo Bendsneyder – P15 – +22,162 “I just…

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Bendsneyder 13th in qualifying

Bo Bendsneyder took part in Q1 in his home Grand Prix. The Dutch rider secured his pass to Q2 as the  classified first. The Pertamina Mandalika SAG Team rider will start right behind his teammate, in the fifth row, with a time of 1’37.118. #64 Bo Bendsneyder – P13 – 1.37,118 “It was a really positive day for the team. Yesterday I struggled a lot but we made a big improvement today so I want to thank the team because they did an amazing job to give me a bike…

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Difficult first for Bendsneyder in Assen

It was a little disappointing first day for Bo Bendsneyder in Assen. In FP2 the Dutchman, after 6 laps had to come in to the box with a technical issue; due to the problem he had to sit out more than half of the session. When he finally got going again he could not get the feeling with the bike and was in 22nd at the end of the session. In the afternoon FP2 was under wet conditions, so there was no possibilty to better his time from FP1 #64…

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Bendsneyder in the points in difficult German GP

Bo Bendsneyder continues to work on the right line. This weekend was the first time the Dutch rider rode with the Kalex on the German circuit, so the team worked hard to find the best set-up for the race. Bendsneyder finished in thirteenth position after a positive weekend, getting three new points for the general Moto2 standings. Bendsneyder is very excited for next weekend as he will be competing at home at the Dutch GP. #64 Bo Bendsneyder – P13 – +28,034 “It was a really difficult race. Especially the…

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Bendsneyder through Q1 to 3rd row at Sachsenring

#64 Bo Bendsneyder – P9 – 1.24,474 “It was a much better day for us. Yesterday wasn’t quite bad but it was quite difficult. The guys did an amazing job to change the bike for today and I felt from this morning already better. We just have three to four laps with good grip with the tyres to make a good lap time. This morning I was stuck with another rider and I missed the time to pass directly to the Q2. I’m not really happy about the lap time…

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Bendsneyder 19th after first day in Germany

#64 Bo Bendsneyder – P19 – 1.25,553 “The first day in Sachsenring was not an easy day but we are not far from the Top10. This morning we decided to use a new set of tires because we thought that in the afternoon it would be more difficult to improve. Unfortunately, my lap times were cancelled because of the yellow flags. In the afternoon, the track was hotter but better. The lap times were much faster than this morning. We didn’t have a new set of tires for the FP2…

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Sixth position for Bendsneyder at the CatalanGP

Bo Bendsneyder, who started from third position on the grid, gave his best to maintain the position and to shorten the gap with the leading riders. Bo kept a great pace throughout the race. the Dutch rider fought for the podium finishing the race in sixth position. #64 Bo Bendsneyder – P6 – +4.541 “It was a really good weekend in Barcelona. We made a really good qualifying and we were focused on the race pace. I think it paid off even it wasn’t enough to get the podium. I made…

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Front row for Bendsneyder at the Catalan GP

It’s another Red Bull KTM Ajo 1-2 as World Championship leader Remy Gardner secured his second pole position of the season in Moto2™ qualifying at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, the Australian’s 1:42.977 was enough to fend off teammate Raul Fernandez by 0.158s. Bo Bendsneyder (Pertamina Mandalika SAG Team) bags his second front row of the year in third. The duo are proving incredibly difficult to beat in 2021 and their superiority was on show again on Saturday afternoon in Barcelona. Gardner and Raul Fernandez exchanged P1 a…

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Positive first day for Bendsneyder in Catalunya

#64 Bo Bendsneyder – P8 – 1.44,274 “We had a really positive day in Barcelona. Mugello was a really difficult weekend so I wanted to start directly in a good way and we did it also because we had two days of testing here two weeks ago so the pace was good. We started directly with a good lap time and after we focused on the pace with used tyres and the pace was good. During the FP2 we decided to try a new setup. We knew that the possibility…

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Bendsneyder just inside the points in Mugello

The sad news of the loss of the Swiss Moto3 rider Jason Dupasquier marked today’s day at the Mugello Circuit. Bo Bendsneyder finished in P15 while Tom Lüthi did not participate in the sixth round of the year to head to the hospital to be with the family of his friend Dupasquier. The sixth race of the 2021 season was marked by the loss of young rider Jason Dupasquier. Tom Lüthi, a friend of the Swiss rider, decided early in the morning not to participate in neither the warm up…

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