09 - 02 - 2014
Viñales gets his fifth podium of the season after a spectacular performance at Silverstone
Salom finishes nineteenth in a complicated weekend
Viñales has managed to add another podium to his locker, and we are five in the Moto2 category after a performance at the Grand Prix of Great Britain that has taken place this morning at the Silverstone track. The pilot of the Yellow Pages HP 40, current world champion moto3 category, has become the third in today's race in order to complete a great weekend which has been in the front seats from the first free practice session on Friday. Maverick has managed to make a good start from eighth on the grid with the intention of placing in the top positions of the group but before the end of the first lap, has been hit by the Swiss Dominique Aegerter. Maverick has managed to avoid the fall but has lost almost two seconds with the pilot at that time was in front of him, the Italian Morbidelli. Viñales has worked on the following lap to keep camber with the front group and set the fastest lap. In that time it has begun to gain positions for placing third in the eighth pole sitter back wheel Zarco. A lap later surpassed Viñales Zarco and was about to give chase to Kallio who had opened a gap of nearly 1.2 seconds. But in the next round has been advanced by two pilots and have begun to compete for positions, making it very difficult to narrow the gap with the leader of the race. With two laps Rabat and Viñales have reached Kallio wheel and was then that they have started the three drivers ahead of Kalex to fight for victory. On the last lap Viñales has found no space to overtake the two pilots who preceded him, having to settle for third place in the drawer. Teammate Luis Salom has also been hit by another rider in the first round and has left the track, and has been relegated to the twenty-eighth position. He then started a good comeback to finish in nineteenth position on a difficult weekend for the Mallorcan rider who has suffered greatly impaired crash on Friday during the second free practice session. MAVERICK 3rd VIÑALES "I think we've done a very good race. I felt very strong on the track and have to be very happy. We have made a strong pace and I'm happy because we've been good all weekend. After the race in Brno we are back to take a lot of confidence. I congratulate the team because it has worked very well and we got a quick bike. I am convinced that we Misano another good weekend. " LUIS 19th SALOM "This race was a disaster, as the last six. I have been rammed in the first round and I've been the last. Then I traced what I've been able to finish nineteenth. "