MotoGP » Moto2: Aegerter scores best result for Tomizawa

Shoya Tomizawa's team-mate scores a best finish of seventh in memory of the fallen rider.

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Greener02 - Unregistered

September 21, 2010 5:00 PM

RawDawg, i couldn't of put it better myself.

Aegerter is putting quite a nice season together for himself, he was slightly in the shadow of Tomizawa for obvious reasons, but 13th place in the championship and a good few top 10's is a great job. It never really happend for him in 125's but he was getting a bit to big for them in 2009, maybe this is the start of a good run the Dominique, in memory of Shoya.


September 21, 2010 6:03 PM

Good on him. He said before friday kicked off he was gonna just go flat out like Shoya did all weekend long and he did exactly that.
I thought before friday that Aegerter, Redding & De Angelis were gonna be on one and with the latter pair in 1st & 2nd till the last 30 secs of qualifying it was obviously the case.
I wouldn't say they were out to prove a point - more that they were maybe trying to put some demons to rest the only way racers know how.


September 21, 2010 7:23 PM

Agree Marky. Its human to slow down after such a tragedy, and who would blame you, however the racers find something within and go faster. Thats why we all admire and show up to watch them. Much respect.

turnip - Unregistered

September 22, 2010 12:08 AM

I feel so sorry for the Technomag-CIP team, its been quite clear throughout this season through Jules insights on Eurosport that they believed Shoya would be a real championship threat for them next season, if not this. Now they have to pick themselves up off the floor, I hope Dominic continues this form and helps them through this dark period with his performances. Best wishes to them next time out in Japan for what will again be a very emotional weekend, especially with Shoyas family present.

The little guy really touched people this season didnt he?, he seems to have been a huge favourite with everyone. We are all poorer for his passing.

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