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             Thomas Kjer Olsen celebrated MX2 in Grand Prix in Bulgaria

Thomas Kjer Olsen fought through two challenging motos in the Grand Prix MX2 in Bulgarian Sevlievo and finished the weekend with a fourth place in the day standings. Olsen has three more games to go to secure his third place that he occupied in the intermediate standings.

On the hard circuit of Sevlievo Olsen showed a positive speed. After crashing into third place in the first moto, he crashed at the start of the second moto and had to do a lot of work to come forward. After giving everything, he managed to take a fifth place with which he finished fourth in the day's results.

Thomas Covington experienced varying success in Bulgaria. He won the qualifying heat on Saturday in a strong way and finished fourth in the first moto. At the start of the second heat, Covington was involved in the same crash as Olsen and had to come back from the rear. Covington did what he could to gain as many places as possible and managed to win an eleventh place. With the 28 points he scored, he finished in seventh place in the day results and has now climbed to a fifth place in the standings of the World Championship.

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Comment Thomas Kjer Olsen: '' It was a heavy Grand Prix in which I did my best to get a good result. In the first moto I took a good start and quickly managed to nest myself in the top five. The pace was very high in the first two laps. I worked up a fourth place behind Covington and managed to pass him by. Furthermore, it was a good race in which I managed to become third. In the second moto, Covington crashed just before me in the starting corner. I could not avoid him and fell. I knew I had to work hard and I did that. I have overtaken many riders and came back to the top five. I am quite satisfied with these results. My speed was good and after the crash I did my best in the second heat. ''                      

Date: 28-08-2018

The eleventh round of the season at the Red Bull ring in Austria

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Stefano Manzi who started from the 23rd place on the grid finished his race by bringing home a 14th position. After a good start which allowes him to immediately gain positions, the Italian rider held a good pace fro all twenty-five laps end conquered two more points in the general standings.

Alongside him in the box the Catalan Isaac Viñales completed his first race on the Suter MMX2. The impressions of the rider were positive and he immediately became familiar with his new bike, cosing his race with a twenty-third place.

The apointment is set in fifteen days for the Grand Prix of England that will welcome riders and fans at Silverstone.

Giovanni cuzari - Team owner
“After the performances of the last period, this fourteenth place is an important result for the whole team. Stefano made a good start, kept high his fighting spirit throughout the race to stay there and fight for points area. I’m happy with how the team worked this weekend, there are still a few steps to go and we’ll continue at Silverstone on this path. As far as Isaac is concerned, this weekend has been a kind of test for him: he made the first kilometers with the bike and he’s inserting himself positively in the team. Thanks to the sponsors who have given us support and company this weekend.”

Stefano Manzi - DNF
“Today’s start was pretty quick and I immediately gained a few positions, but unfortunately due to a contact with another rider between turns 2 and 3 I lost ground again. I tried to recover, even if with difficulty, but I was always slow in the straight and, when I was fighting for an overtaking, I arrived too fast and I fell into the gravel. We hope it will be better next weekend in Austria”.

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Isaac Viñales p23
“Overall, I am pleased with the first race with the team and the bike. I will certainly need some time to adapt well to the setting and driving style, but I think we can do well. We have a good starting point and from here we can work to improve.”

Date: 20-08-2018
 

MVR Racing wins with Wahr on Schleiz

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The 27th and 28th of July, race 5 and 6 were held at the German circuit of Schleiz. It was a weekend where former super sport driver Kevin Wahr would take place on our bike for the first time. Despite good hope that Wahr, given his experience and qualities, but also Marco Freyer who is going through a good year, could score points these matches, we were somewhat reluctant to make a prediction about possible results of Wahr.

This weekend was the first time that Wahr stepped on our Yamaha R6 without having tested in advance. There was hard work the days before the race to get the bike "fit" for Wahr.
This succeeds quite a bit during qualifying resulted in a nice P5 for Wahr and a solid P14 for Freyer with opportunities for improvement.


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Race 1
During the first race Freyer managed to improve some places and eventually ended on a very neat P10 in this competitive driver field. Wahr managed to drive to a P2 which would be better than expected. Unfortunately the competition management judged that there would have been a "jump start". This means that the competition management was of the opinion that Wahr would have started before all the starting lights were off. In analyzing the images we were given a different opinion, however, the competition management stayed with their decision and Wahr was punished with 10 positions. This meant that he finished 12th instead of second. A disappointment, but not something to think about for a long time because the second race was coming.

Race 2
The second race can not be described any differently than a super race from Wahr and a good race from Freyer. Wahr was able to control the race and book the first win for the MVR Racing Team this season. Freyer rode a stable race and ended on a P13.          

Date: 13-08-2018

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