Brilliant second position of Àlex Rins
The Repsol rider asserts his good pace and score another podium finish at home. Alex Marquez, in the leading group until the final laps, stays at the gates of the places of honor.
In a reflection of what is seen in the qualifying session yesterday, the Catalunya Grand Prix Moto3 seen a tight race until the last lap, in which the superiority of Luis Salom and Alex Rins has decided to test in the last laps. They finished first and second, respectively, of a podium completed by Maverick Viñales, which almost reached Alex Marquez finally fourth. When the red lights, a group of seven riders has formed Rins head command and Marquez in third place, accompanied by Salom, Viñales, Vazquez, Oliveira and Miller. After succeed in leadership at different stages of the race, the group has been reduced to 5 mid-career pilots and 4 in the final third, until a change of pace from Salom to 6 laps led all the limit, stretching the small squad and preventing overtaking last minute. Salom has crossed the finish line first, regaining the World Cup lead with 127 points and Rins, second today, remains in third with 101 points. Alex Marquez has passed under the checkered flag less than 4 seconds and is fifth World Cup with 48 points. Repsol Chairman, Antonio Brufau, was one of the first to congratulate Rins and Marquez after his great race today. Álex Rins 2 º to 0.211 sec. "It was a very difficult race. At first there were many in the leading group and was a bit dodgy lot of overtaking. Though this morning we had a good pace, I did not want to risk more than necessary during the race. Al Initially I tried to push, and that has led to premature tire wear. Yet we can be happy with this second place at home. want to thank the team, my family and all the fans who have come to support me this weekend week. " Alex Marquez 4th to 3.993 sec. "It went pretty well. From the beginning I noticed comfortable with the bike and was riding with the lead group. Eventually we happened Salom, who had an ace in the hole. A we lacked a bit, maybe something of pace on used tires. already knew that the limit would suffer a bit with all the tires, but I'm happy. We have to be satisfied, to gain experience of this race and continue this line that I think is correct. Surely if so we can fight with the fastest. now about Holland, and there's sure to be difficult to be a new track for me. So we have to continue this line of work and sure to go well. "