Oliveira shines at Austrian Grand-Prix

Oliveira shines at Austrian Grand-Prix

11.08.2019: MotoGP 2019 Round 11 of 19, Red Bull Ring (AUT) - RACE Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira emerged from the myWorld Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich with a personal-best 8th position as Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Brad Binder ce

MotoGP 2019 Round 11 of 19, Red Bull Ring (AUT) - RACE



Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira emerged from the myWorld Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich with a personal-best 8th position as Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Brad Binder celebrated his 24th birthday with a spectacular Moto2 success.

 




The eleventh round of MotoGP took place in the fast, scenic and splendid surrounds of the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg but the Grand Prix provided a twist with the weather. Two hot and sunny days of practice and qualification were replaced by much cooler conditions (by ten degrees) and light rain before the Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP sprints on Sunday. By the time of the premier class outing at 14.00 the Austrian asphalt was dry and the race commenced without delay.



Pol Espargaro set off from 11th place on the grid but the Spaniard’s race lasted less than two laps before he was forced to stop with a technical problem at Turn 3. The onus then fell onto Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira, who had been quick through the weekend and set the 6th fastest lap-time in the damp warm-up.



The Portuguese worked his way into a solid top ten slot ahead of factory Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci and then tried to close the deficit to former Moto2 rival Francesco Bagnaia. He ended up in 8th (his first top ten) and just two tenths of a second behind the Italian by the flag.



Johann Zarco completed a largely solitary race but still clocked his second-highest classification of 2019 with 12th. Hafizh Syahrin was an early faller.



Pol Espargaro:
“I felt a problem with the engine and these bikes are so complex now that when the sensors find an issue they stop completely. Luckily when it happened I was just overtaking [Takaaki] Nakagami on the inside so I could just pick up. It’s a shame. We were in the top ten all weekend and with the race pace in FP4 we showed good potential. We chose the same tyre and strategy as Miguel and it was the correct one. Miguel was fast all weekend so congratulations to him and it’s great there was a KTM in the top ten. I just want to think about Silverstone, that’s all I have on my mind right now.”



Johann Zarco
: “From the start I was good; from the first three-four corners on that track and in the group is always very tricky. It was nice to feel that adrenaline and control it. I could see the group of four riders ahead and was really hoping to catch them. I expected to have a second breath and a good pace until the end of the race. The pace remained very constant but I was not fast enough. I’m not disappointed but I am cannot say I am super-happy because I was twelfth. I felt it was the best I could do.”





Miguel Oliveira:
“It was a great race today! My pace was very good as we saw yesterday already. I’m quite happy about this result, the first top 10 for me and for the team with the KTM bike. I’m really glad and I think we deserve this after we’ve been working really hard, understanding the bike and everyone has been very good at helping me. So I think this is a decent payback to KTM here at their home GP. Now we go with a good feeling to Silverstone.”



Mike Leitner, Red Bull KTM Team Manager:
“It was an intense weekend and a busy time for the team but we managed it and the riders in a good way. The sessions went well for us and Pol went directly to the Q2 and this was positive but he had an electrical problem early in the race which was very painful because I’m sure he could have achieved a good result today. Luckily we could count on Miguel with a very good performance on our bike. He did great, and took his first single-digit result in MotoGP.



We gave him some small updates after the GP in Brno and for the test and he translated it here into a good result. Johann made it into the points. Again we had some decent sessions but he could not enter into the same group as Miguel. 12th is not a wonderful result but it was a nice weekend overall and good to show many people from KTM what we are doing here. We want to go to Silverstone now and make a good result.”





Next race: August 25th, Silverstone, GoPro British Grand Prix (GBR)




Results Race MotoGP Red Bull Ring 2019


1. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA), Ducati 39:34.771
2. Marc Marquez (ESP), Honda +0.213
3. Fabio Quartararo (FRA), Yamaha +6.117
4. Valentino Rossi (ITA), Yamaha +7.719
5. Maverick Viñales (ESP), Yamaha +8.695
8. Miguel Oliveira (POR), Red Bull KTM Tech3 +16.206
12. Johann Zarco (FRA), Red Bull KTM +25.503
DNF. Pol Espargaro (ESP), Red Bull KTM
DNF. Hafizh Syahrin (MYS), Red Bull KTM Tech3






- Sebastien Kuhn, photos KTM Phillip Platzer

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