29 - 04 - 2012
Second podium for Marc Márquez
CatalunyaCaixa driver finishes second in the Grand Prix of Spain, in a career cut short by rainThe rider Marc Marquez CatalunyaCaixa still leads the World Cup after defeating Moto2 Grand Prix of Spain. The Cervera has finished second in Jerez, in a very difficult race and cut by rain on lap 18, when Marquez was leading the race. But not all riders have passed, the end result was the passage of the finish line on lap 17, when Pol Espargaró was first, followed by pilot CatalunyaCaixa.
Thus, Marquez scored his second podium of the season, 13 º and 27 º Moto2 of his career. From the pole, Marc has made a very wise output due to the complicated state that asphalt had. In cyclothymic always first turn of Moto2, the Cervera, with Thomas Luthi, Espargaró, Scott Redding and Mike Di Meglio, were exchanging the top positions continuously.
With the development of the race, Luthi, Redding and Marquez have distanced themselves from the front of the career, starring in another electrifying duel. But on lap 14, it started to rain, and all the drivers, knowing that they could cut the test were achieved when two-thirds of the race, have taken a step forward. Marquez and Espargaro have been at the head, exchanging the first place in a spectacular duel. At the end of lap 17, Pol has crossed the finish line in first position, and being the only money they have completed all the drivers before displaying the red flag, Espargaró has won in Jerez, followed by the CX pilot.
Marquez says goodbye to Jerez with 20 valuable points that you can continue to control the overall standings with 45, with 4 points ahead of Espargaró, second. The next challenge will CatalunyaCaixa pilot next week at the Estoril circuit, which will host the Grand Prix of Portugal.
Marc Marquez CatalunyaCaixa pilot, 2nd place in the Grand Prix of Spain, the 0241 winner, 1 st overall with 45 points:
"It was a very difficult race, especially at the beginning and end, because the track was quite tricky. At first I struggled a bit to go picking up the pace and after completing two thirds of the test, I tried to move to the first position, because I knew I could stop the race. When drops started to fall I have come to mind experiences that had lived in 125 and last year. I knew it was much more important to score 20 points a zero, so this second place is very important. As was the track we must be very happy and now think in Estoril. "
Emilio Alzamora, Team Manager:
"The training of the Grand Prix have been very complicated because the weather has complicated things a bit. However, Marc has done a very thorough training and pole included. During the race Marc has known to be conservative at times suitable to risk while at the most critical. When the rain started Marc knew they would stop the race and it was then risked in order to retain the position until the race direction to give the race finished. However, a second place is a very good result, I am very happy '