Lüthi tax paid for the wayward qualification

Great hopes, strong Start and then the disappointment: Tom Lüthi is paid at the beginning of the new motorcycle-world Cup expensive for two completely wayward

Lüthi tax paid for the wayward qualification

Great hopes, strong Start and then the disappointment: Tom Lüthi is paid at the beginning of the new motorcycle-world Cup expensive for two completely wayward days of training, and not in addition to comes in the night-the GP of Qatar on the tenth place. In the desert state, he was driven in the previous six years, five times on the podium – this time, nothing was left.

Only at the Position 18, he had come on Saturday in Qualifying, when the Setup he and his pit crew had located neatly next to it. In the Warm-Up on Sunday morning, a small correction, of the Lüthi promised much succeeded. "Impossible is nothing", he had made before the race courage. And hardly the race was started, passing it up to the first curve actually six competitors at once. But more to the front it was not for him, in addition to him, the soft front tire. By obsolete on the penultimate lap, Luca Marini, he managed the leap into the Top 10 – for the tenth Time in series. With six world championship points, he's a bit of damage limitation after the frustrating weekend.

Luthi's fall in the second free Traing for the GP of Qatar stand at the beginning of this messed-up week-end. (Video: MotoGP via Twitter)

refinements only ranked 23

no luck Marini had. The half-brother of Valentino Rossi had led the race long expressed but still major problems with the motorcycle as Lüthi and was shot down in the last turn even. The victory went meanwhile to the Japanese Tetsuta Nagashima, it is for the KTM riders in the first victory, and even the first place on the podium for the seventh year in Moto2.

The second Swiss in the field, Jesko Raffin, managed to make a re-entry in the world Cup is not as desired. Zurich was never in the position to fight for world championship points, in the end, he was 23.

No points at the Premiere for Dupasquier

In the Moto3 class was won by the Spaniard Albert Arenas, a hard-fought race to be thin and in front of the British John McGee. The Freiburger Jason Dupasquier no Coup succeeded in his world Cup debut: The 18-Year-old missed the points as a 25. clear. Because of the restrictive immigration regulations in Qatar by the Coronavirus in the MotoGP were not allowed to fly Teams to Qatar. The start of the season in the Premier class shifts to the rear, and will now take place in early April in Austin. The second world championship race planned for the GP of Thailand will take place due to the Coronavirus not now, but only in October.

Losail. Grand Prix of Qatar. Moto2 (20 rounds/107.6 km): 1. Tetsuta Nagashima (JPN), Kalex, 40:00,192 (161,3 km/h). 2. Lorenzo Baldassarri (ITA), Kalex, 1,347 seconds back. 3. Enea Bastianini (ITA), Kalex, 1,428. Also: 10. Tom Lüthi (SUI), Kalex, 8,904. 23. Jesko Raffin (SUI), NTS, 34,664. - 29 drivers started 25 classified.

WM-state (1/20) : 1. Nagashima 25. 2. Baldassarri 20. 3. Bastianini 16. Also: 10. Lüthi 6.

Created: 08.03.2020, 17:16 PM

Updated Date: 08 March 2020, 18:04

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