Temporada 2024

Germany MotoGP and the 100.000

Augusto Fernández leant on his improving race set-up and was unlucky to classify 16th at the packed circuit.

AF37 makes further progress with his upward rate of competitiveness and was only denied championship points by a post-race tire pressure penalty.

Almost 100,000 spectators crammed into the hills and corners of the Sachsenring for a bright, dry and breezy ninth spectacle of 2024 MotoGP. Red Bull GASGAS Tech3 were in a determined rumble for maximum points around the compact 13-corner layout that saw lap-times wedged close and chances for overtaking at a premium.
Augusto Fernández blasted away from 15th. The former Moto2 world champ has been improving his feeling and race setting with the GASGAS RC16 and was able to circulate Sachsenring at a more effective pace. He took 14th by the flag but was later dropped to 16th for a tire pressure rule infringement.
MotoGP engines will remain dormant for the rest of July and into the summer break. The paddock will reform in the vast expanses of the Silverstone circuit for the British Grand Prix at the beginning of August.
Augusto Fernández, AF37:
“A hard race and a long one because I struggled a lot with rear grip but, on the positive side, we are back to a better feeling and better level. We were close on lap-times to the other GASGAS and KTMs and it’s a shame about the penalty because that would have given us a few points. Let’s see at Silverstone if we can continue in the way we’ve been working and be more competitive in the second half of the year.”