17 June 2021 – Sachsenring – Germany
In the last race, that was held on the circuit on the outskirts of Barcelona, for several reasons none of our two pilots managed to obtain a spot in the top ten.
Romano throughout the weekend was always among the faster and also in race he was in the leading positions, indeed for some corners he was leader of the race. Unfortunately at the last lap, due to a sudden deceleration of some of the leading pilots, there was a dangerous crash, that luckily did not have any bad consequences. Indeed due to this deceleration, A. Sasaki fell right in front of Romano, who managed to avoid his colleague but he hit his bike. Due to the collision the Husqvarna of our team leader resulted to have visible damages and Romano was not able to fight for the victory until the finish line. At the end he managed to reach the eleventh position, gaining important points for the Championship ranking, in which he results to be in fourth position with 61 points.
Adriàn faced throughout the weekend the usual difficulties of a rookie, but step by step he improved his times. During the weekend with his team he worked to improve the grip to the back wheel. Unfortunately throughout the race he had to serve two Long Lap Penalty and this made him fall at the end of the ranking. Since Adriàn was very far away from the group he preferred to retire and go back to the pit, ending the race sooner.
The circuit, on which the eighth round of the 2021 Championship will be held, was completely repaved in 2017. We remind that last year due to the pandemic we did not compete on the Sachsenring. The Waterfall corner represents the most representative and difficult point, since it is the first right corner after a sequence of seven left corners. The track is among the shorter that will host a leg of the Championship. It is 3671 m long and has 10 left corners and 3 right corners. It presents a straight line of 700 m.
Here there the statements of our pilots and our Team Owner Max Biaggi.
Romano Fenati: “Sachsenring is a strange circuit, since it is among the shorter circuits on which we will compete. For me is funny to ride here, because I think that the track is beautiful. I hope to do a good race!”
Adriàn Fernàndez: “We are back on the circuit of Sachsenring, on which I have never compete. I want to demonstrate that I can fight for the leading positions!”
Max Biaggi – Team Owner: “In the last Grand Prix we have seen rather dangerous behaviors, from some of the pilots on the grid. Throughout the last lap Romano ran the risk to fall and to run over the pilot who fell right in front of him. When he came back to the pit he was quite rehearsed, since the dynamic of the crash, that did not allow him to fight for the win, was quite similar to the one happened in Mugello. Luckily his bike did not run over the one of A. Sasaki ! I hope that we could find a solution in order to avoid these situations.”
The last race on the circuit of Sachsenring took place in 2019 and in that occasion the winner was L. Dalla Porta, who preceded M. Ramirez and our ex bearer A. Canet.
With the time of 1’26.135 and at the average speed of 153.4 Km/h, A. Sasaki obtained the pole position. In that occasion Romano started from the fifth position, whereas his best result on the Sachsenring is a second position in 2017.
1’26.044 is the All Time Record, obtained by M. Ramirez in the free practice 3 of the grand prix of 2019, at the average speed of 153.5 km/h. Also in 2019 C. Oncu at the average speed of 152.4 Km/h and with the time of 1’26.714 obtained the Best Race Lap. The Best Pole was obtained in 2019 by A. Sasaki, with the time of 1’26.135 and at the average speed of 153.4 Km/h. The Top Speed was obtained in 2014 by E. Vazquez, who reached the speed of 214.8 Km/h.
Schedule – Local Time (GMT +2)
Here there is the schedule of the Grand Prix Deutschland
Thursday 17 June
17:00 – Press Conference
Friday 18 June
09:00 – 09:40 – FP1 Moto3
13:15 – 13:55 – FP2 Moto3
Saturday 19 June
09:00 – 09:40 – FP3 Moto3
12:35 – 12:50 – Q1 Moto3
13:00 – 13:15 – Q2 Moto3
Sunday 20 June
08:40 – 09:00 – Warm-Up Moto3
11:00 – Race Moto3