WSS: YZF Yamaha Brno summary

BRILLIANT 6TH POSITION FOR SHERIDAN MORAIS The South-African rider Sheridan Morais, standing in for Doni Tata Pradita, did a superb race at Brno, finishing in 6th position in front of great riders like ex-World Champions Kenan Sofuoglu and ...

BRILLIANT 6TH POSITION FOR SHERIDAN MORAIS

The South-African rider Sheridan Morais, standing in for Doni Tata Pradita, did a superb race at Brno, finishing in 6th position in front of great riders like ex-World Champions Kenan Sofuoglu and Andrew Pitt.

Sheridan started from 13th position on the grid. He was 13th at the end of the first lap, progressed to 11th on the second lap and went to the 9th place on lap 5. He then passed Kenan Sofuoglu and had a very nice battle with Italian Massimo Roccoli, who was riding for the local team Intermoto Czech. Finally Morais finished just in front of Roccoli with Garry McCoy not far behind.

This is a great result for the Team YZF Yamaha, showing that the R6 is very competitive. In the race, it was the machine with the best top speed, which demonstrates the quality of the preparation of the engine.

The race was won by Fabien Foret (Yamaha) after his team mate Cal Crutchlow led for most of the event but had to retire.

Sheridan Morais: "This is brilliant. I had a good start and I progressed well. It was a great race with Massimo Roccoli and Kenan Sofuoglu. I really enjoyed it. Thank you to Martial and everybody in the team who did a very good job."

Team-manager Martial Garcia: " The team progressed well this week-end and the 6th position is a great result. It was a good opportunity for us to tune our new Magnetti-Marelli injection. This will be very helpful when our permanent rider Doni Tata Pradita will be shortly back with us. Thank you to Sheridan and to the whole team for the excellent quality of the work that was done."

-credit: yzf

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Series World Superbike
Drivers Garry McCoy , Andrew Pitt , Fabien Foret , Kenan Sofuoglu , Massimo Roccoli , Sheridan Morais