JuniorGP: Rueda Wins A Pair At Catalunya – Roadracing World Journal


Editorial Notes: Canadian Torin Collins, driving his AGR Staff KTM, completed twenty first in each JuniorGP Race One and Race Two. American Kristian Daniel Jr., driving his IGAX Staff Honda, completed twenty third within the lone European Expertise Cup race.


A day of excellent doubles in Barcelona 

Rueda and Agius stroll away with two wins from two as Uriarte pips Esteban to victory within the Hawkers ETC

It was double delight for each Jose Rueda (Staff Estrella Galicia 0,0) and Senna Agius (Promoracing) within the JuniorGP™ and Moto2™ European Championship lessons respectively because the Spaniard and Australian strung excellent races collectively in Spherical 3 of the Finetwork FIM JuniorGP™ World Championship on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Brian Uriarte (Staff Estrella Galicia 0,0) emerged victorious in the one Hawkers European Expertise Cup race of the day after an important battle with Joel Esteban (Aspar Junior Staff).

In Race 1, Rueda took the lead at Flip 3 and by no means regarded again within the opening race of the day. The Spaniard was untouchable and gained by 11.3s because the battle for the rostrum raged behind. Second place ultimately went the way in which of Syarifuddin Azman (SIC Racing) who claimed his first podium since his Barcelona win in 2021, as a late cost from Filippo Farioli (Aspar Junior Staff) noticed him beat Angel Piqueras (Staff Estrella Galicia 0,0) and David Salvador (Laglisse Academy) to the ultimate podium spot.

Race 2 adopted the identical form of script. Rueda didn’t get the holeshot however by Flip 3 he was main the race and once more, the quantity 99 cruised to a 3rd straight JuniorGP™ win. The battle for the rostrum went down the wire once more with Azman taking P2 and Farioli snatching P3 from Piqueras on the run to the road to make it the identical podium we noticed in Race 1. Rueda’s double victory sees him take a 39-point lead over Salvador into Spherical 4.

The primary Moto2™ ECh race handled us to an intriguing battle between Agius and polesitter Lukas Tulovic (Liqui Moly Intact JuniorGP Staff). Tulovic led for essentially the most half till a mistake at Flip 9 with two laps to go allowed Agius to swoop by means of – and the younger Australian held on for his first Moto2™ victory. Alex Escrig (Yamaha Philippines Stylobike Staff) accomplished the Race 1 podium, with Eric Fernandez (Staff Pace Racing) taking the Inventory win.

Within the second race, Tulovic – like he did within the first – received a very good begin and took an early benefit. However as soon as once more, after making a small error at Flip 9, Agius pounced and this time, with loads of laps left on the clock, the Aussie pulled clear and claimed a dominant victory. After an important battle with Escrig that went to the ultimate nook, Alex Toledo (Pertamina Mandalika SAG Euvic) managed to select up his maiden podium in third. Fernandez gained the Inventory race within the afternoon to make it two from two.

Within the Hawkers ETC, the race for victory got here all the way down to Uriarte vs Esteban. Esteban led into the ultimate nook however Uriarte was in a position to get a superior run to the road to win for the primary time this season, beating Esteban by simply 0.014s. Reigning Champion Maximo Martinez (Staff Honda Laglisse) claimed the ultimate podium spot in third for his second rostrum on the spin.

That’s it from Barcelona! Spherical 4 takes us to the world well-known Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto firstly of July.




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