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Inside the MotoGP paddock with Mary Spies

Inside the MotoGP paddock with Mary Spies followed Ben Spies’ mother and manager as she watched on during a qualifying session, finding out her experiences of the World Championship during his debut season.

Ben Spies is seven races into his debut MotoGP season and right by his side throughout has been his mother and manager Mary. In this video feature speaks to Mary during the qualifying session at the last round at Catalunya, to find out her experiences and the support she provides to Ben.

“For sure in MotoGP everybody has been very respectful, very friendly and very supportive. It’s been wonderful,” explained Mary in the attached video. “I worry about Ben, no question, but he is doing what he wants to do and he’s happy.”

Mary also discussed her role as part of ‘Team Spies’, adding: “I take care of his personal things, a lot of logistics. When I’m here at the races I just let him see that I’m available but everything has been running so smoothly this year.”

You can watch the full feature in the attached video.

MotoGP, 2010, Ben Spies, Monster Yamaha Tech 3

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