First podium for Miguel Oliveira
The pilot ends CatalunyaCaixa third in the Grand Prix of Catalunya · Alex Marquez finished sixth after completing a race, while Alex Rins is dropped, no consequences
Miguel Oliveira finished third in the Grand Prix of Catalunya, getting his first podium and becoming the first Portuguese driver to get a podium in the World Cup. Oliveira has a great race, thereby fulfilling the good feelings he had shown in every practice since the beginning of the season. Alex Marquez has also starred in a great performance. The Cervera, who has come to shoot second, was sixth. Alex Rins, in turn, has been dropped without consequence, on lap 15 when he was eighth.Oliveira will always remember the Grand Prix of Catalunya 2012. The Portuguese, who started from the second row in sixth position, made a good start, gaining a position, but not wanting to risk an inch, has completed the first lap in seventh place. His teammates, the pilots also CatalunyaCaixa, Marquez and Rins, stood at the ninth and 15th positions respectively. Alex Marquez A spectacular, with great pace, has scored two fastest lap times, has been gaining places to reach on lap 9, the second position. Oliveira was running in sixth position, together with the group formed by Efren Vazquez, Sandro Cortese, Louis Rossi and teammate Hector Faubel Oliveira, ranging from the second to the seventh. The exchange of position has been consistent among these drivers. In turn, Rins, who started from the 16th position, has been dropped when caused by another driver who has beaten him behind in Turn 4.In a fight cyclothymic, Marquez has returned to second place on lap 18, while Oliveira occupied the eighth place. But two laps later the roles have changed and the Portuguese was running in fourth position and that of Cervera was seventh. After another great battle with Rossi on the final lap, the Portuguese has managed to cross the finish line third, getting his first podium in another historic day for CatalunyaCaixa. Marquez, in turn, has finished in sixth place, four tenths of a teammate, Oliveira, standing at the door of a podium that was not decided until the end. The Cervera has fought one on one against drivers with much more experience than him in his third appearance at the World Cup as wild card.Thus, Marquez added 10 points and added 15 (16 °) in the overall standings after scoring three runs in which he participated. With the podium today, Oliveira goes up to the 11th position and is sixth Rins.Miguel Oliveira, CatalunyaCaixa pilot, 3rd place in the Grand Prix of Catalunya, the 7853 winner, 11 th overall with 27 points:"It was a difficult race for the high temperatures we have had. In the group we ran slower than Maverick, who has escaped. I had a mishap with Efren Vazquez and my partner Alex Rins, and then I lost ground. On the last lap I gave everything to be on the podium and in the end we succeeded. The first podium is always something very special and certainly not forgotten. We are very consistent and I think we will go from strength to strength in the championship. We continue in this line. "Alex Rins CatalunyaCaixa pilot, nc, drop, 6 th overall with 44 points:"We left something behind, but I made a good start and won positions. I managed to get eight and was well positioned. But when the group can move wheels on these things. Another pilot has beaten me from behind and pulled me down, but these things happen. Now it think in Britain, which is a circuit I do not know. "Alex Marquez CatalunyaCaixa pilot, ranked 6 th in the Grand Prix of Catalunya, the 8267 winner, 16 th overall with 15 points:"The start was not very good but then I could earn enough positions. I managed to go further and have reached the front group. It was a very bully and have had a very intense fighting at the front, I've had really good. I am very happy with the result, but now I think playing in the CEV and take every opportunity I can get as wild card. "