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Lorenzo: “Let‘s see how things are going”

Lorenzo: “Let‘s see how things are going”

Argentina was a weekend to forget for Jorge Lorenzo; unfortunately Austin looks to be just as tough.

Under no illusions, Jorge Lorenzo is well aware he faces another potentially difficult weekend in Austin. The track is not one that he enjoys, nor one he has gone well at in the past with only a single podium at the Circuit of the Americas back in 2013. It’s not only Lorenzo who has struggled in Austin, Yamaha riders in general have never had stellar results at the Texan track. But a stellar result is exactly what Lorenzo needs after failing to finish in Argentina. With the MotoGP™ World Championship growing increasingly competitive, even a single DNF could spell doom if he doesn’t quickly return to the podium.

Lorenzo can take some solace in the fact he was the last non-Honda rider to win a MotoGP™ race on American soil, back in 2010 at Laguna Seca. The Majorcan is out to do everything he can to change that stat and drag himself above fourth in the championship. At this stage in the championship in 2015, Lorenzo had only a single point more so hope is most certainly not lost.

Jorge Lorenzo: “After a very disappointing race in Argentina I look forward to racing in Austin. I thought we could get some good points in Termas de Rio Hondo but unfortunately we struggled all weekend and finally in the race as well. The COTA circuit is not one my favorites tracks nor for Yamaha so we need to try to understand as soon as possible the circuit with the new electronics and tyres. Let‘s see how things are going during the weekend but I‘m eager to do a good race and try to recover some points before facing the first race in Europe.”

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MotoGP, 2016, RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS, Jorge Lorenzo, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP

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