The WSBK final act was staged on the Indonesia track in Mandalika and, as regards Andrea Locatelli and Manuel Gonzalez, the last appointment of the season confirmed what good was seen during the year.
Andrea, in his first year in the Top-class of series derivates, conquered the fourth place of the general raking and the Rookie of the year Title. The Spanish rider, instead was unlucky, he fell while he was fighting for the podium in the Race2, with a small problem on the right shoulder, but he ended the season on the podium, Manuel conquered the third position of the general ranking.
“Looking back this season, it was nice to finish the championship in the fourth place – said Andrea Locatelli, Yamaha official rider who signed the contract for another two years with the three tuning forks factory. -.I’m very happy and I would like to congratulate with Toprak and the team because this year we won everything. I’m not too happy with the last race and I’m now starting to understand the WSBK championship. For the next year, we’ll be even stronger. I’m happy for the guys of the team, without them the success of this year would not have been possible".
“It wasn’t the best way to end an awesome season – said Manuel Gonzalez-. The morning warm up was so good, we conquered the second best time in 1’36”4, I was ready to end the season on the podium, but it was rain and I fell. Next year I’ll race in Moto2, an huge step for my career, I’ll have fun and I’ll do my best to continue to grow in this world.”.
Also other AirohRiders, like Peter Sebastyen e Marc Alcoba, have marked an important sporting growth during this season.
Going to Spain, the FIM CEV last racing weekend was held in Valencia. David Alonso conquered a good second place in the Race1 ending the season in the seventh position in his first year in Moto3.
Edoardo Boggio couldn’t instead give his best, he was still struggling with recovery after knee surgery; anyway, in the few laps in which he was on the track, Edo has shown that the road is the right one, as well as the determination.
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