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Vazquez: “We had the chance to win this race”

Vazquez: “We had the chance to win this race”

After two tough races Efren Vazquez returns to the Moto3™ podium.

A satisfied Efren Vazquez (Leopard Racing) recovered from a final lap mistake to claim his first podium since Argentina. The Basque rider was third at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya last year and improved his race time by over 15 seconds in 2015. Almost every Moto3™ race this season has been upwards of five seconds quicker than in 2014.

Efren Vazquez: “First of all today’s third place is a very important result for me to regain confidence after two difficult races in Le Mans and Mugello. Beyond that maybe we had the chance to win this race but finally I wasn’t focused that much in this point because I just tried to keep my performance on the same level during the entire distance and I also was trying to do my best to finish in the top five which would have been a good result for us.”

“However, during the final lap I did a mistake when I was entering turn one in first position. But in the end we collected 16 points for the championship and we have one podium more to our hands now. I think we recovered well and all is set to continue in this way in the next races. I’m pleased with that, thanks a lot to my crew.”

Moto3, 2015, GRAN PREMI MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA, RAC, Efren Vazquez, Leopard Racing

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