GASGAS Factory Racing’s Augusto Fernandez rushed to his first top ten classification in just his third MotoGP race by completing a tough and costly Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas in 10th at COTA.
Better feeling, increased speed and extra competitiveness marked significant progress for the crew as they aimed to Get on the Gas around one of the most complex and challenging layouts on the GP slate. So demanding were the conditions that nine other racers failed to make the finish. Augusto keep steady and consistent and barreled past the flag to plant distinctive milestones: Fernández with his first top ten ranking in just his third MotoGP.
Augusto Fernández, 10th:
“It was a hard race but I’m happy because we made a good step. Finishing the race was important; there were a lot of crashes. My feeling on the bike was much better and an improvement on what it had been through the weekend. I was more competitive, so I think we are doing a good job.”