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Rabat: “We now have the possibility to fight for the win”

Rabat: “We now have the possibility to fight for the win”

Tito Rabat scored his first points of the 2015 season with a hard fought fourth place in Austin.


The Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider has his sights set firmly on the podium this weekend in Argentina.

A crash and no points in the opening race in Qatar means that Rabat currently lies 10th in the championship standings and 16 points adrift of series leader, Alex Rins. It’s a gap that the Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider is confident of closing this weekend at Termas de Rio Honda, a track he won at on his way to the World Championship title last season, after finding a solution in Austin to the lack of front-end feedback that had hampered him throughout preseason testing.

Tito Rabat:
“In Austin, especially on Saturday, I felt a lot more comfortable on the bike after we made some changes to get more feedback from the front. It meant I was able to attack and brake hard with a better feeling from the front and the bike was also less physically demanding to ride. I am happy about this improvement, but not so much about the result. Here in Argentina it is important that we try to do a good practice on Friday and Saturday, continue improving the bike and put together a good strategy for the race. With this bike we now have the possibility to fight for the win on Sunday, but if we’re to do this then we need to put in the work from the first practice onwards.”

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Moto2, 2015, GRAN PREMIO RED BULL DE LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA, Tito Rabat, EG 0,0 Marc VDS

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