Season 2023


MotoGP closed out the eighteenth Grand Prix of the season with a hot and humid race at Sepang and where GASGAS Factory Racing Tech3’s Augusto Fernandez bagged world championship points for the thirteenth occasion this season thanks to a 14th place finish.

MotoGP signs-off a lengthy Asian swing of the 2023 calendar with another demanding Grand Prix chase and with GASGAS Factory Racing Tech3 pushing the limits of grip and energy in Sepang

Augusto Fernandez rides to 14th place after starting from the same slot on the grid and the middle of the fifth row.

After a Friday and Saturday of steamy and stuffy conditions race day at Sepang and for the 23rd edition of the Grand Prix at the popular and technical circuit took place in more sunshine. Augusto Fernandez tried to replicate his rapid start from Saturday but also had to exercise caution in the opening exchanges and then tried to implement a solid race rhythm for the duration.

The Grand Prix of Malaysia is the first episode of the final 2023 triple header run-in. The series and the paddock move west this week to the newly refurbished Lusail International Circuit. The Qatari round means the traditional ‘night’ race for what will be the penultimate fixture of the year.
Augusto Fernandez, 14th:
“It was a hard one and I’m not too happy about the race but it was good to be back in the points at least. I feel like our potential was better than 14th. We had a good Quali but could not translate that to the race pace. We have improved the time attacks compared to the beginning of the year but I’ve been struggling a bit more with used tires, so let’s try to analyze and have both aspects working well for the final two races.”