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British Moto2: Great Scott gives champion's ride, Espargaro struggles

At one point as low as tenth, a late crash for Xavier Simeon and an overtake on Mattia Pasini lead him to salvage a few extra points as he moved into eighth.

Reflecting on his troubles, Espargaro said: "This has been a difficult weekend. I arrived at Silverstone with sickness and fever, which hampered my work the first day...we have not got a perfect setting”.

He also described how his fall affected him and his spirit, pointing out: “Having fallen I am not told if the changes were successful or not, so we've gone out to race blindly. The decline has lost me a bit of confidence”.

Espargaro added that “This has made it impossible to follow the leading group and they escaped.”

A second success in front of a British crowd after his career first victory in the 2008 125GP at Donington Park, aged just 15, is a career highlight but Redding still sees the championship as a long game, wisely pointing out that “It's never over until Valencia” .



Tagged as: Espargaro , redding , Luthi , pasini , Zarco , Simeon , Nakagami

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Cubikrube

September 02, 2013 3:42 PM

Got to agree Garcia, i am quick to give plaudits (rightly so) to Scott but Nakagami was excellent, a couple of brilliant passes but overall he is looking like the next big thing for Japan. I hope he is as i want the Japanese to have a decent rider to support as well as us Brit's having Scott. I am a fan of Japan and i have enough Nori merchandise to fill a shop :)



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