15 - 04 - 2014
Maverick Viñales spectacular victory in the GP of the Americas
Viñales has been released in its second race in the MOTO2 category
The pupil of Sito Pons Maverick Viñales has managed to win the second place in GP Moto2 category . After a promising debut three weeks ago at the GP of Qatar, where he managed a creditable fourth place and track record , Viñales came to Austin with the intent to continue to adapt to the intermediate class. The pilot Pons HP 40 has worked all weekend to get a good set-up on his Kalex allow him to fight for the top positions in the race this morning was raced 19 laps on the Texas track. After the lights off Maverick has managed to make a good start and fortunately could avoid multiple drop the first corner. His partner in the Pons HP 40 Luis Salom has had worse luck and has been envestido by one of the pilots involved in the incident, never returning to pluck his Kalex and being forced to withdraw from the race without even being able to complete a single lap. In the early laps of GP Belgian Xavier Simeon leading the race followed by Aegerter and Viñales. A little more than a second leaving Mika Kallio trying to hunt them down and join the group, but the pace that marked Simeon prevented Kallio approach . In the absence of 6 laps Viñales has taken the lead and increased the pace to try to outrun their pursuers. Maverick has a hollow opening slowly after scoring several consecutive fastest laps that allowed him to reach the finish line in first position with a four-second lead over Rabat who had to settle for second place . Viñales as did the Losail circuit has again broken the record for the Austin track , improving time last year in 1.6 seconds and up to 7 points the Texas category leader . 1 MAVERICK VIÑALES " I'm very happy . It was a great weekend . We have worked hard training and I want to thank the team because they have given me a winning bike . Thanks to them today I could win the race and get my first win in this category . At the beginning of the race I just wanted to avoid any problems because everyone was like crazy , so when I have placed in the group with Aegerter and Simeon I concentrated on driving . When you have begun to distance recortarnos who came from behind I have decided to first and push hard . I have concentrated and I managed to make several turns almost perfect . " N.C. LUIS SALOM "The truth is that the first two races of the year we started pretty bad in Qatar I played with Maverick and I went off track and now I have thrown at the first corner so not much I can say that in Argentina will try to continue working and improving . "