Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in /home/thecheck/public_html/wp-content/themes/inhype/content-single.php on line 24
MotoGP

Barbera Pleased Despite Late Slip-Up

1 Mins read
Hector Barbera - Photo Credit: Pramac Racing

Hector Barbera - Photo Credit: Pramac Racing

 

Hector Barbera will leave Qatar a happy man despite a late mistake which cost him a possible sixth place in the opening race of the season. The Pramac rider was challenging for the position of top Ducati before outbraking himself as he chased Nicky Hayden. He slipped to ninth but was encouraged by the pace he had before his error.

Overall I'm pleased with the result of the race. I enjoyed a lot riding on this track. It's a pity for not a good start because my race pace was around 5th or 6th position. When I tried to take 6th position I made a mistake, losing the bike and also some positions. My GP12 had a good tune-up for this race and I could have ended up as the first Ducati rider if I didn't make a mistake. Anyway my feeling with this bike is very positive and I'm sure that during this 2012 season I'm going to be able to achieve some consistent results. The next race is in two weeks at Jerez de la Frontera, where we have worked well during the winter test so I'm confident about it.”

Team Manager Francesco Guidotti agreed with his rider and has challenged him to keep up the good work in Spain three weeks from now.

If it wasn't for a bad start, the pace was good and we could have scored a 6th place. We made progressive improvements during this weekend and now we are looking forward to Jerez”.

Related posts
Formula 1MotoGP

Ferrari Considered Giving Valentino Rossi a Full-time Drive with Sauber for 2007

2 Mins read
Ex-Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has opened up about the negotiations that went down between Ferrari and Valentino Rossi in the mid-2000s.
IMSAIndyCarMotoGPNASCAR

NBC to shut down NBCSN by end of 2021, motorsports like NASCAR and IndyCar among affected

5 Mins read
NBC plans to end NBCSN before the end of 2021. Motorsports like NASCAR, IndyCar, IMSA, and MotoGP, which have races on the network, will have to look for alternatives in the NBC family like USA Network.
MotoGP

Oliveira and Tech3 victorious in Styria

3 Mins read
Miguel Oliveira claimed his maiden win in the premier class and for Red Bull KTM Tech3 in a stop-start second AustrianGP.

Leave a Reply