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Hernandez: “I wasn't expecting the crash because...”

 Hernandez: “I wasn't expecting the crash because...”

Another difficult weekend for Yonny Hernandez who crashed out of the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France.

Starting from 15th on the grid in France, Yonny Hernandez was hopeful of a strong weekend after scoring points in the last two races. After getting up to 12th on lap six, the Colombian crashed out of the race, his third DNF of the year. The fall was especially disappointing as a number of faster riders ahead also crashed, big points potentially on offer for finishing the race. Once again Hernandez heads to the next round looking to pick himself back up and land in the points again. Three points have the Aspar MotoGP Team man down in 21st place, one point clear of Jack Miller (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS). Fortunately for everyone involved, Hernandez has remained injury free and the majority of the season still remains to turn his results around.

Yonny Hernandez: “In general it was a crash-strewn race. In my case I don't know exactly what happened but we have looked at the telemetry and it seems I hit a bump and lost grip on the rear, which caused me to lose the front. I wasn't expecting the crash because I wasn't over the limit and I was just setting the same pace as in warm-up. The set-up of the bike was good and I felt comfortable. I could have finished with a good result and I was lapping twelfth when I crashed, so that is upsetting. So far this season has been tough but I am hoping to get out of this rut as soon as possible. We have been fast in testing and in practice but so far we have not been able to show it in a race. Now I am looking towards Mugello, leaving what happened here behind us and working hard with thirteen races still remaining.”

Tags:
MotoGP, 2016, MONSTER ENERGY GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE, RAC, Yonny Hernandez, Pull & Bear Aspar Team, Reaction

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