TOUGH RACE FOR CORSI AT TERMAS DE RIO HONDO CIRCUIT
The second race of Moto2 championship finished with a twentieth place that leave a bitter taste in rider and team’smouth. Today, the Argentinian circuit conditions were not good enough for Simone, the track was partly dry and wet. Only after ten laps, the rider seems to get more feeling with the bike and increase the pace. Speed Up Team and Corsi knew that the race would not have been easy, but the fifth place got during the third session of free practice proved their competitiveness.
SIMONE CORSI#24 -20th-
“I am very upset for what happened today. I was confident with today’s race, I knew I could make a good performance. Track conditions were difficult and I could not do my best. I am sorry for the team that worked very well all weekend. Now I just can’t wait to go to next race in Austin”.
QUALIFYING PRACTICE OF THE GRAN PRIX MOTUL DE LA REPUBLICA ARGENTINA: FIFTH ROW FOR CORSI
The Moto2 qualifying practice at Termas de Rio Hondo circuit has just ended. It was a complicated session for the rider Simone Corsi and Team Speed Up, who could not repeat the good performance of this morning during which Simone did the fifth fastest time with 1’43.876. In the afternoon temperatures fas increased, track conditions have considerably changed and the team did not manage to find the ideal setting for the Speed Up SF16. Tomorrow in the warm up a new set-up will be test to prepare the rider to do his best at the race.
SIMONE CORSI -13th- in 1’44.060
It was more difficult in the qualifying than we’d managed this morning in the third session of free practice. In the afternoon temperatures changed, wind and warm didn’t help me with bike feeling. After some changes I could have a better pace but not good enough to reach the first positions. We need to make a good start to be competitive and maintain a good pace”.
FIRST AND SECOND SESSIONS OF FREE PRACTICE AT TERMAS DE RIO HONDO CIRCUIT
The first day of the Argentinian GP weekend at Rio Hondo circuit has just ended. Simone Corsi and his Team succeded in keeping a good pace during both the first and second sessions of free practice. The rider starts the second GP weekend with a good pace, limiting the gap to the fastest riders. Team and rider are working fard in these days to improve the feeling with the Speed Up SF16 bike. Tomorrow’s free practice will be very important for adjusting the set-up of the bike and getting ready for the official qualifying session.
“We have been working hard on the bike during these days and my feeling on the bike is getting better. I am pretty confident about tomorrow even if today was very difficult, because of the high temperature and track conditions. We have to keep working to improve and close the gap between us and the first row”.