GP2 - Matterley Basin (MXGP of Great Britain)

27 Giugno 2021

Ivo still recovering after injury

Only able to ride once in the last two weeks after his heavy crash in Russia KRT teammate Ivo Monticelli rode a solid first half in race one to recover from a mid-air collision with an errant rival on the opening lap and advanced to eleventh position before two errors pushed him out of the points in twenty-second. He was moving forward from an early stop to take fresh goggles in the persistent drizzle to reach eighteenth place halfway the second race before a further crash again pushed him out of the points in twenty-third. The Italian will work with the team this week to get his body in shape before his home GP at Maggiora.

Ivo Monticelli: "It was a really tough day. I didn't feel too much pain from my crash in Russia but I could only ride once the last two weeks; I didn't have a really good feeling and it was hard for me to find my speed today. My start was OK in the first race but I made contact with Jacobi on a jump already on the first lap and lost many positions. Then I crashed two more times and was out of the points. My speed felt better in race two but I had to stop to change goggles and I crashed again later in the race. We know from the warm-up races that I have the speed so we will work to be in shape for the GP in Italy next weekend."