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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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fredflinstone

September 02, 2013 9:11 PM

Scotty did the business and pols mind has gone again,he crumbled after winning Qatar which is odd to say the least. how can the second best rider 2years on the trot be so coveted by Yamaha? oh yes, he,s Spanish.



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