Tito Rabat up to the second step of the podium in Austin and Espargaró not just a fall

Heads and tails for the drivers of HP Tuenti 40 with Tito Rabat in second place on the podium, Espargaró bruised after a fall when he was in the leading group and Axel Pons outside the points

Tito Rabat scored his third podium of Moto2, first in 2013, finishing second in the Circuit of the Americas, in a race won by Nico Terol and Pol Espargaró not over after falling on the fourth lap. Team driver Tuenti HP 40 has gone from less to more, and 11 th in the first lap passed into second under the checkered flag, after beating in the last corner to Mika Kallio and on the way to 10 pilots . It so happens that all three of Tito in Moto2 podiums have come out of Europe: Indianápolis'12, Motegi'13 and Americas'14. In 125cc drawer rose three times, the first in China'07 and two in 2010 (Jerez and Brno). Less fortunate have had Espargaró and Axel Pons. The winner of Qatar has fallen and fortunately has not suffered any injury in his right foot despite losing the boot. And Axel Pons, who started late, has been a touch on the starter, has lagged repositioning the brake lever and recovered to 17th place. Two. TITO RABAT "I am very happy with this podium, but convinced he could have won had it not been for a twist in the output that almost forces me to leave to move the clutch lever. I started to pick up in the last corner and I could overtake Kallio to finish second. During the race I felt comfortable, but I had to work hard for my gear ratio was a little short and it was difficult to overtake. The team did a great job and I want to thank them because without them this would not have been possible podium and to all the people who have helped me get here. Now comes Jerez and hope to continue with the best and build up my box of points. " 17. AXEL PONS "It was a tough race. I have been a blow out and I had to cut and get out of the racing line to put the brake lever in place. This incident has caused me to go off hook and that group I lost virtually any option to enter the points. I tried to finish with a good pace, climbing over ten positions, but it was not enough. I hope to make a good grade in Jerez, to avoid as far as possible at the start problems ". POL ESPARGARÓ, Fall "It was a shame because I was comfortable in the leading group and in the warm up had partly solved the problems of training. I expected a bit to attack, since the group was large and was taking no chances. The fall has happened very quickly, closing the front wheel and the correct maneuver spat me from behind. I could have hurt, because even boot me out, but fortunately everything has been a hit, a scare and no points in the box. Luckily we only two runs and no one has escaped in general. Congratulations to Tito for his podium and the team for not stop working on a weekend that we have accumulated a lot of problems. " CAREER 1. N. Terol (Suter), 42.02.689 Two. TITO RABAT (TUENTI HP 40), to 3,125 Three. M. Kallio (Kalex) 3,175 April. D. Aegerter (Suter), to 4,873 May. S. Redding (Kalex), to 5,597 17. AXEL PONS (TUENTI HP 40), to 35,532 WORLD PILOTS 1. S. Redding (Kalex), 31 points Two. N. Terol (Suter), 27 Three. TITO RABAT (TUENTI HP 40), 27 April. M. Kallio (Kalex), 27 May. D. Aegerter (Suter), 27 June. POL ESPARGARÓ (TUENTI HP 40), 25 WORLD BUILDERS 1. KALEX, 45 points Two. Suter, 38 Three. SpeedUp, 18 April. Motobi, 5