Vierge secures 9th in Le Mans – Gardner perseveres in tricky battle

Published in GP05 - France - Le Mans - 2017

Xavi Vierge recorded a solid top ten finish at the Tech3 Racing Team’s home Grand Prix after producing a determined display in the round 5 fight. The Spaniard began the race from 11th the grid and quickly set into a consistent pace as he ran with the top group in the opening stages. After fighting all the way to the chequered flag, he concluded the GP in 9th, to achieve his fourth top ten result of the year.

Meanwhile, the resolute Remy Gardner delivered a confidence boosting performance to finish the French Grand Prix in 20th as he continues to recover from an ankle injury. The young Australian fought tirelessly in the gruelling 26-lap sprint and he now confidently looks on to the next race at Mugello where he hopes to fight for his first points of the season.

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Vierge to launch from the 4th row – Gardner makes strides forward

Published in GP05 - France - Le Mans - 2017

Tech3 Racing Team rider Xavi Vierge produced a spirited display in the French GP qualifying today and will kick off his quest to seal a strong result at the Tech3 Racing team’s home race from 11th on the grid. The young Spaniard was making progress in the highly competitive practice, but his hopes of moving up the grid were halted after he fell in the late stages of the shootout. Nevertheless, he aims to achieve his fourth top ten finish of the year tomorrow in Le Mans.

Meanwhile, Remy Gardner pushed relentlessly to seize a starting position on the 8th row of the grid as he continues to recover from his ankle injury. The young Australian grit his teeth before finishing with a time that was 0.546 behind Vierge and tomorrow he hopes to fight for his first championship points of the season.

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Determined Vierge straight on the pace in Le Mans

Published in GP05 - France - Le Mans - 2017

Xavi Vierge made a highly positive start to proceedings on day one of the Tech3 Racing Team’s home Grand Prix in Le Mans. The young Spaniard immediately got up to speed in the dry morning practice, which he concluded in 6th and just 0.192 back from 3rd. In the afternoon, the wet weather arrived but Vierge powered through and finished FP2 in 6th once again, which leaves him confident for any future rain-affected sessions. Meanwhile, Remy Gardner took some encouraging steps forward today in France as he bounces back from his ankle injury. The young Australian completed the afternoon practice in 26th after producing a confidence boosting performance in the wet and tomorrow he intends to make a further step up aboard the Mistral 610.

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