Fixed presence of the MotoGP calendar since 1949, if we exclude the cancellation in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Dutch track of Assen has earned the nickname of Cathedral both for the technical characteristics of the track and for the spectacularity of the races that are held here. argue. An important exam that comes just before the summer break, a moment during which drivers and teams will be able to recover their energy and work in preparation for the championship final.
For Aleix the goal is to return to the podium
For Aleix, the goal is to return to the podium, which has become a pleasant habit in 2022. A new situation for him and for Aprilia but matured thanks to the great evolution of the technical package and the extraordinary speed and consistency of performance shown by the Granollers rider.
The Sachsenring weekend returned an increasingly solid Viñales aboard the RS-GP. The adaptation process to the Italian bike continues to proceed smoothly and Maverick expects to be able to take advantage of a “friendly” track like the Dutch one to close this first part of the season in the best possible way.
Aprilia will show up at the Assen Grand Prix with the complete line-up, given the presence on the track of test rider Lorenzo Savadori. Which, as always, will have the task of continuing the development of the RS-GP.
“Assen is a mythical circuit, with a spectacular track. I am a little worried about the weather, which here is always an unknown, for sure we will find lower temperatures than at the Sachsenring. Clearly I would like to find a dry weekend but the important thing will be to get to the summer break with a positive ranking and morale situation ”.
“The first objective here in Assen will be to continue on the level shown last week. I am convinced that we can be competitive on any track, especially on a track that has always shown itself to be suitable for my driving style. Running right away is also something that helps me. We saw that starting from the front makes life much easier in the race, if we managed to reach at least the second row we could really show our potential ”.
“For me it’s always a show to be back on track, especially when it comes to an iconic appointment like the one in Assen. The technicians have already told me that we will have many solutions to work on, our goal remains to do kilometers and continue developing the RS-GP. Maybe testing something that can help Aleix and Maverick in the second half of the championship ”.