Augusto finishes fifth in tough #AustrianGP

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The Austrian Grand Prix saw the two Red Bull KTM Ajo Moto2 riders both place inside the Top 5 on raceday, with Augusto Fernandez coming home in fifth.

Augusto faced a demanding race at the Red Bull Ring. He was third on the grid, and remained in the podium positions on the first few laps before dropping a series of places. The Red Bull KTM Ajo rider was left in a tough group that gave little quarter, and he finished the race in fifth.
Fernandez is second in the overall standings with 182 points. Acosta is tenth with 88. The next round of the Moto2 World Championship will be the San Marino Grand Prix, held from September 1st-4th.


“It was a tough race. Although I recovered some positions at the start, I fell back down the order. I knew we were going to struggle today, so we tried to do our best. We were in a difficult group for moving up positions, but we pushed to the limit. We have scored some important points for the championship and we tried not to make mistakes, so I am satisfied in that aspect.”