MotoGP Italy J3, Miguel Oliveira (Aprilia/AB): “I’m happy to be back but I couldn’t finish the race”

Miguel Oliveira


This early part of the season has certainly been very complicated for Miguel Oliveira who has been an outside favorite during the winter break with April full of promise. But circumstances decided otherwise. We will not go back to the incidents with Marc Marquez at Portimao and with Fabio Quartararo at Jerez, which were identified each time as collateral damage. However, they count a lot in the current situation of the Portuguese who made an agonizing return to the last Italian Grand Prix …

Because the resumption of activity was not easy for the pilot RNF Aprilia The shoulder that is still recovering and the leg that just recovered. Twentieth in free practice, he did no miracles during qualifying by posting a 17th-place finish. 12th out sprint And so without a stitch in his knapsack, he would begin his work Italian Grand Prix on Sunday by laying the foundations for the Top 10… before the fall, but just this once.

on his performance in Mugello and before that Sachsinring This weekend, the crew of A.J Raul Fernandez Who did not shine better on the RS-GP satellite commented: “ I’m glad to be back. It was the weekend where the progress was there The five-time MotoGP winner starts with a KTM. ” I had speed and rhythm. I couldn’t finish the race, it’s a shame… »

Oliveira after falling into a bed of gravel

Miguel Oliveira: I saw myself in a position to fight for the top ten »

And more … ” I saw myself in a position to fight for the top 10 and was very confident I could do it. Recently, It was my second long race of the year and I’m glad I did at least half of it and was competitive. The good thing is we have another race next weekend so hopefully we can turn it around and give the whole team the result they deserve “.

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After falling in Portimao and Jerez without being his fault, and then Mugilo’s fault for which he was responsible, the Portuguese only collected points during the three races in Portimao (seventh), Austin (eighth) and Jerez (fifth), which puts him in 17th place in provisional general classification With 21 points.

Miguel Oliveira (Aprilia) had another crash at Mugello

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