Augusto Fernández forced to retire at Misano with 4 laps to go
The San Marino GP race was a complicated one for Augusto Fernández, who had been making a great weekend up to that point.
Despite being twelfth on the starting grid after a good warm-up and with the rhythm to be fighting in the first group, he crashed during the second lap of the race.
However, the Spanish rider was able to get back on his Kalex and continue the race, recovering some places and getting close to the points zone. Unfortunately, at that moment Augusto was forced to retire due to an electrical problem.
Now the San Marino GP is finished, Pons HP 40 rider will be back in action on September 21, 22 and 23 for the Aragon GP at MotorLand Circuit.
Augusto Fernández #40 – Not classified
“It’s a shame we didn’t manage to finish a really good weekend with a proper result. I did a good start and a good first lap, I was behind Márquez and I saw he went a bit wide and I try to pass him, but I couldn’t avoid touching him. We crashed and I feel bad for him, so I want to apologize. I managed to get back on my bike and make my own rhythm, recovering some positions until I got to the points zone. In that moment, my bike stopped because of and electric issue, I think. I want to say sorry to the team because we’re working really well and we’re getting closer to the first riders, but unfortunately we couldn’t make it today”.