Avintia Esponsorama Racing finished the San Marino Grand Prix race at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli with Eric Granado and Xavi Cardelús in 10th and 14th position respectively.
Despite the fact that Eric Granado’s race was conditioned by the penalty he received during the E-Pole, he has been able to complete an insane comeback. In the first lap the Brazilian rider was able to recover up five positions, but due to the few laps offered by the races in this category, finally Granado could not pass from the 10th position, adding six points very hard fought.
Xavi Cardelús has closed a weekend where he has managed to go from less to more and take a step forward. In spite of losing three positions during the initial lap, the Andorran rider has managed to move up in the classification managing to add two important points after crossing the finish line in 14th place.
Next week the second San Marino Grand Prix will be held at the same Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, where Avintia Esponsorama Racing will fight to return to the positions it deserves.
Eric Granado | P10
“I already knew the race would be very difficult when I started last. I couldn’t do much in such a short race, but I did what I could. The race got a little complicated at the end, I found a group that slowed me down by not being able to overtake, but I preferred to save points and not take risks. I’m far from where I would like to be, I know this is not my position, but now it’s time to think about the next weekend”.
Xavier Cardelús | P14
“Bittersweet taste as the two mistakes I made in the first few laps have really hurt me. Once I was able to focus I was able I rode faster than the group in front of me, and even better than my fastest lap of the weekend. I’m happy about this and looking forward to improving next weekend”.