SUOMY ON THE PODIUM:
DESMO-DOVI STARTS WITH A 2nd PLACE IN QATAR
first MotoGP weekend starts with unusual weather conditions for a track
in the middle of the Qatar desert, this situation gives some technical
doubts to riders, teams and organization, until the decision to cancel
Saturday’s qualifying sessions due to some puddles on track.
for the race start due to some drops of rain, but fortunately, the
lights turn on, with some delay and humidity up to 90%.
from the 4th position, Andrea Dovizioso can find the right rhythm to
remain with the leading group, until he takes over the lead after 7
After 14 laps, Vinales reaches the Ducati man, an exciting
battle keeps the 2 riders busy for the following part of the race. On
the third from last lap Vinales gets a leg up on Dovizioso. Tyres begin
to lose optimal performance on the Desmosedici and the Suomy rider
decides not to risk, keeping the second position is a great result for
the beginning of 2017 season.
Difficult weekend for the other
Suomy riders wit SR SPORT, without the qualifying sessions they get
stuck in traffic : In Moto3, Maria Herrera and Livio Loi finish
respectively in 17th and 22th position; Yohnny Hernandez finish his
Moto2 race in 18th.
Livio Loi, Maria Herrera
2017 MOTOGP: SUOMY LINE-UP
the suggestive setting of the Qatar desert, the MotoGP Green light is
about to turn on and the Suomy riders are ready to uncover the new
graphics that will animate the line-up.
Andrea Dovizioso, after
an important winter season, is still the Suomy Top Player in MotoGp,
with Official Ducati Team, on his Desmosedici.
A Totally renewed
line-up for the other categories: Yonny Hernandez, always with the
reliable SR Sport, face up to Moto2 category.
Livio Loi, after signing with the prestigious Leopard Team and Maria Herrera are the representative riders in Moto3.
Andrea Dovizioso, Maria Herrera
INDONESIA MXGP: BERNARDINI & MR JUMP GRAB THE JACKPOT
At the second race of the world championship Samuele Bernardini and Suomy Mr Jump get the first victory of the season in MX2 class
With a really difficult terrain the TM motorcycle of the Italian rider was able to offer much traction and agility, very usefull to excel in a very tough category.
The result was therefore a thrilling victory in race 2, able to embellishes the palmares collected by Mr Jump in recent offroad seasons.
Also in MX2 Thomas Kjer Olsen (Husqvarna) thanks to high rhythm races gets a fifth and a sixth position, which allow him to collect fourth place overall.
In MXGP the Suzuki rider Kevin Stribos obtains the best result for Suomy, after a comeback race until the sixth position.
The mud is more difficult for Arminas Jasikonis (Suzuki MXGP) and Arnoud Tonus (YamahaWilvo) concluding in fifteenth and sixteenth place respectively.
Arnaud Tonus, Thomas Kjer Olsen