Published in GP02 - Argentina - Rio-Hondo - 2017
Xavi Vierge turned heads by powering to his best ever finish in the highly competitive Moto2 class with an expertly calculated ride to 5th today in South America. The young Spaniard bolted forward from 8th on the grid and fought for the entire 23 lap race in an ultra-competitive pack of riders. He eventually hit the front of the group on the last lap before meeting the chequered flag in this notable position. The result marks a second top ten finish this season for Vierge, who continues to impress aboard the Tech3 designed and built Mistral 610.
Meanwhile, Remy Gardner was luckless today in Argentina as he fell on the opening lap after being taken out by another rider. The young Australian sustained a broken ankle in the fall and will travel to Spain tomorrow where a decision will be made regarding surgery. The entire Tech3 Racing Team wishes Remy a speedy recovery.