Factory rider Alex Rins was also hit hard by Suzuki’s decision after the Spanish GP in Jerez. The Spaniard wants to prove in practice that leaving the MotoGP class was the wrong decision.
Alex Rins failed to finish on points in Jerez two weeks ago, which meant he lost touch with MotoGP general leadership. The Spaniard from Suzuki is in fourth place ahead of GP seventh in Le Mans. of the season.
“After the test in Jerez, Livio and Shinichi Sahara came to me and told me about it. It was very difficult for me. I cried. “Rins insisted on Thursday.” Team members always gave everything. It was a huge shock. In the end, I will probably get a chance for next season, but it will be more difficult for all the team members. “I’m so sorry, they have become a family to me.”
Rins has 15 races left on the Suzuki GSX-RR electric speed. “We will end the season in the best possible way. For me it will be the last weekend in Le Mans with Suzuki and I want to enjoy that time. We are fighting for the world championship and we are in first place in the team standings,” the Spaniard recalled.
What does the future hold for the Spaniard? “No idea. Right now I’m standing empty-handed for next year. However, I have a manager who is more busy now than he was in recent weeks,” laughed Rins. “This situation gives me special motivation. happen, I want to show they made a bad decision. “
“The driver’s market has now changed because Joan and I are leaving Suzuki, or rather: Suzuki is leaving us. So we have to find something new and I do not want to wait too long to end up with a bad bike. This is difficult. As a driver, I have to do what I have always been doing. I have to focus on the race, “said the three-time MotoGP winner.
Are there already restrictions this year? “No, this year’s budget was already planned. They will bring a new place. The machines were exhausted, but the Japanese people on the project were hit harder. We look forward to aerodynamics package for Barcelona, ”Rins finally confirmed.
MotoGP Jerez results (May 1):
1. Pecco Bagnaia (I), Ducati, 25 rounds in 41 minutes: 00.554
2. Fabio Quartararo (F), Yamaha, + 0.285s
3. Aleix Espargaró (E), Aprilia, +10.977
4. Marc Marquez (E), Honda, +12.676
5. Jack Miller (AUS), Ducati, +12.957
6. Joan Mir (E), Suzuki, +13,934
7. Takaaki Nakagami (J), Honda, +14.929
8. Enea Bastianini (I), Ducati, +18.436
9. Marco Bezzecchi (I), Ducati, +18.830
10. Brad Binder (ZA), KTM, +20.056
11. Pol Espargaró (E), Honda, +20.856
12.Miguel Oliveira (P), KTM, +23.131
13. Alex Marquez (E), Honda, +25.306
14. Maverick Vinales (E), Aprilia, +27.358
15. Franco Morbidelli (I), Yamaha, +27.519
16. Luca Marini (I), Ducati, +29.278
17. Andrea Dovizioso (I), Yamaha, +35.204
18. Fabio Di Giannantonio (I), Ducati, +35.361
19. Alex Rins (E), Suzuki, +38.922
20. Remy Gardner (AUS), KTM, +43.378
21. Lorenzo Savadori (I), Aprilia, +44.299
22. Jorge Martin (E), Ducati, +1: 07.681 minutes
– Stefan Bradl (D), Honda, 15 rounds back
– Johann Zarco (F), Ducati, 16 rounds back
– Darryn Binder (ZA), Yamaha, 20 rounds back
Championship status after 6 out of 21 Grand Prix:
1. Quartararo points 89. 2 Aleix Espargaó 82 3 Bastianini 69 4 Rins 69 5 Bagnaia 56 6 Mir 56 7 Zarco 51 8 Brad Binder 48 9 Marc Marquez 44 10 Oliveira 43 11 Miller 42nd 12 6 Binder 2518 1 Martin 2518 13 Pol 258 13 Pol 258 13 Pol 2518 13 Pol Espar 18 13 25 8 8 Alex Marquez 16 18 Bezzecchi 15 19 Marini 14 20 Dovizioso 8 21 Darryn Binder 6th 22nd Gardner 3rd
1. Ducati 131 points. 2. Yamaha 89. 3. Aprilia 83. 4. Suzuki 80. 5. KTM 76. 6. Honda 57.
World Cup Team:
1. Suzuki Ecstar 125 points. Second April April 109 Third Monster Energy Yamaha 107 4th 4 Ducati Lenovo 98th 5th Red Bull KTM Factory 91st 6th Pramac Race 79 Repsol 7th Honda Race 79 of 8 Greens MotoGP Tournament 69th 9th 10 LCR4 R416 Race Honda 10/37 Moonda 10/37 Honda 10/37 Honda 2 Ha Tech3 KTM Factory 3