Ben Spies has not completed his mission at the Sachsenring circuit, where the series takes place ninth at the 2011 MotoGP this weekend. Hence, a Texas-based rider is determined to finish his business in that venue, especially as he comes with high confidence.
Last season while still defending the Yamaha Tech 3 satellite team, including one rider Spies favorites to reach a good result at Sachsenring, because although the rookie status, the 2009 Superbike world champion quickly learn a new circuit. Unfortunately, in qualifying he has failed to record the best time because of slipping to motor oil of Jorge Lorenzo and felt, so it is only able to be in the order of 13.
But during the race, Spies notes pretty good results. Despite the difficulties, but he managed to improve its position to number eight.
Well, this time Spies has joined the factory Yamaha team and a tandem Lorenzo. Capitalize victory at Assen on June 25, Spies has a great potential to repeat the achievement, before appearing on the ground a week later births in the United States GP.
"I'm really looking forward to the next two series. Years ago, I was pretty good at the Sachsenring; the end result does not reflect how good we are. I think, if not an incident during qualifying, we should be able to start from a position closer to the front, "Spies said.
"Our team is in good condition now, the bike feels good, and I also feel confident ride, which can be seen from the results. Of course, after that we headed to the race at my house, in the U.S.. And, I also ride a bike again with red and white! "- at Laguna Seca, Yamaha re-use motors red and white like in Assen, the Netherlands, when Spies for the first time won the MotoGP race.
"In the last three years, Yamaha has proven a good bike for Sachsenring track, and we have a good setting for both rider now," added team director Massimo Meregalli. "I myself do not know the circuit, because this will be my first trip with the team, but I'm sure we can play well seteleh look at the history there."