RNF Aprilia: Miguel Oliveira’s damage “a punch within the face”, Honda discovered an “escape” | MotoGP


The double penalty for Lengthy-Lap was awarded to Marquez after the eight-time world champion recklessly knocked out Miguel Oliveira within the MotoGP season opener at Portimao final weekend.

A penalty which was accepted by each Marquez and Repsol Honda, was as a consequence of be enforced within the second spherical of the season this weekend, earlier than Marquez was dominated out by damage.

An damage additionally pressured Oliveira out of motion, nevertheless, concerning Marquez and his penalty, the FIM then modified the time of his penalty for the following race Marquez is competing in.

However Honda has since appealed the choice as a result of the timing of the sanction was for the Argentine Grand Prix, and never for a race past – the FIM stewards have since referred the case to the Court docket of Enchantment of the MotoGP.

Razali, who’s with out his primary pilot, was the newest to precise his frustration at what occurred: “We have been offended. It was one other punch within the face, disappointment and frustration.

“Watch the replay – it is an amazing success. This sort of reckless racing must be handled extra. We contacted the FIM, not the stewards. I felt that with every thing that occurred, there’s can be extra proactive on the a part of Stewards to sit down down with stakeholders to debate what’s going on.

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“In fashionable MotoGP with quicker bikes, aerodynamics – we all know MotoGP riders are loopy! In a great way! Stewardship must be mentioned, refined. We’d like transparency. Speak to everybody, haven’t got secret conferences.”

Discussing the stewards, Razali then went additional in his criticism and mentioned Honda was proper to contest the penalty after exploiting a loophole.

Razali added: “The actions of the stewards on Sunday communicate for themselves. If solely (the rule) was worded otherwise. We now have information and incidents prior to now that we might have realized from. For Honda and Marc, it is a flaw within the wording, and so they have each proper to problem it.

“After that? What occurs subsequent? We have to sit down and decide to fixing this drawback. Not sweeping it underneath the rug.”


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