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Baz: “I'm really pleased with the result”

Baz: “I'm really pleased with the result”

Athina Forward Racing’s Loris Baz took his first Open class victory in Mugello, crossing the line in twelfth.

Baz, who started from 18th place, had a very good start and quickly reduced the gap with the group of other Open bikes. He was able to battle for most of the race with Redding, before being forced to slow down to save tires. The Frenchman has now 10 championship points, trailing the leader of the Open class by just six points.

Loris Baz: "I'm really pleased with the result of this race. I knew I would have suffered in terms of speed, but I had a good pace. I started well, I immediately closed the gap with the other Open bikes and I kept my pace. With ten laps to go I started to have some tire problems and I had to slow down a little to make it to the finish. I'm happy at the end of last season I did not have a bike but Giovanni and the team believed in me, we worked hard and this is the best way to repay their commitment."

Tags:
MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA TIM, RAC, Loris Baz, Forward Racing

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