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Rabat: “I touched with Zarco”

Rabat: “I touched with Zarco”

A first Moto2™ podium for Tito Rabat at the ‘Cathedral’ in red flagged race.

Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Racing’s Tito Rabat just lost out in a race long duel with Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport) at the Motul TT Assen. A touch during the early stages halted Rabat’s progress, but the 2014 Moto2™ champion was able to rally.

Unfortunately Rabat was unable to stay with Zarco during the closing stages, but leaves Assen happy. He may have finished second, but Rabat was able to best the lap record and continue to work on improving his Kalex machine.

Tito Rabat: "I made a very good start and was in third position and trying to catch Jonas, but then I touched with Johann, which lost me some time. Once I caught eventually caught Jonas I tried to pull a gap at the front, but it wasn’t possible because today Johann was a little faster than me.  Second is good and I'm happy with the work that the team are doing and also I think that my performance is good. I'm pleased to get with my first podium at Assen but now we need to do our best at Sachsenring to close the points gap to Johann."

Moto2, 2015, MOTUL TT ASSEN, RAC, Tito Rabat, EG 0,0 Marc VDS

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