GP08 - Nertherlands - Assen - 2017

GP08 - Nertherlands - Assen - 2017 (4)

Tireless Gardner produces strong fight at Cathedral of Speed

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The sole Tech3 Racing team rider Remy Gardner fought relentlessly throughout the gruelling 24 lap sprint today in the Netherlands to finish just outside of the points despite his best efforts. The young Australian undertook a solid start from 21st on the grid and moved up six places by the close of the first lap. He then ran a formidable groove and fought ferociously until the chequered flag which he eventually met in 16th.  

Meanwhile, Xavi Vierge did not take part in the Dutch Grand Prix after fracturing his left thumb in a fall yesterday. The young Spaniard will have an operation on Tuesday in Barcelona but will be forced to miss the upcoming German Grand Prix. The entire Tech3 Racing team would like to wish Xavi a swift and full recovery.

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Gardner to begin Cathedral of Speed battle from 7th row – Luckless Vierge forced to retire

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Remy Gardner fought valiantly against the tricky track conditions today in the Netherlands to seal 21st on the grid for the highly anticipated race tomorrow, which commences at 14:30. The confident young gun immediately got to work in Qualifying and pushed non-stop as the circuit continued to dry after rainfall, which occurred earlier in the afternoon. His personal best, which he set on his 19th lap out of 21, sealed his 7th-row start and the determined Australian aims to punch his way through the field and close the weekend positively. Meanwhile, Xavi Vierge had to withdraw from the event this weekend after fracturing his left thumb in a heavy fall this morning. The entire Tech3 Racing Team would like to wish Vierge a swift and full recovery. 

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Vierge forced to sit out Dutch Grand Prix after breaking left thumb

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Vierge forced to sit out Dutch Grand Prix after breaking left thumb

Vierge - 2017Tech3 Racing Team rider Xavi Vierge will take no further part in the Dutch Grand Prix after breaking his left thumb during the wet FP3 practice this morning. The young Spaniard was taken to the local hospital following the crash and there, the medical staff confirmed the break, thus preventing him from riding this weekend. The entire team would like to wish Vierge a swift recovery.

 

 

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Vierge straight on the pace at the Cathedral of Speed – Gardner confident of maintaining progress

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The Tech3 Racing team riders leapt into action today at the legendary Assen circuit as they made positive steps forward on day one. Xavi Vierge made a notable and solid start to the 8th round of the Moto2 World Championship by finishing FP2 strongly and only 0.382 from the top three. Whilst Remy Gardner dug deep at the meandering track as he confidently finished only half a second behind his teammate and just one second back from the front. Both riders aim to carry on the encouraging momentum tomorrow despite the predicted bad weather. 

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