Pons HP 40 pairing Maverick Viñales and Luis Salom were content with having finished fourth and fifth in Sunday’s French GP, with Maverick Viñales having finished in front following a spirited battle with team-mate Luis Salom.
In the second Moto2™ practice at the Monster Energy Grand Prix de France on Friday rookie Luis Salom was the fastest rider on track, in front of Tito Rabat and Maverick Viñales, with a best lap right at the end of the session.
Luis Salom made the top five on Wednesday for what was the penultimate day of Moto2™ pre-season testing, as the Spaniard steps up from the lightweight class of the World Championship as a multiple winner in 2013.
Sito Pons’ Tuenti HP 40 Moto2™ outfit will sport an all-new line-up for 2014, as Moto3™ World Champion Maverick Viñales joins the squad alongside 2013 title rival Luis Salom. The team owner is confident that both will be challengers.