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Classics Two racing stresses in a row: Alex rins is already under pressure?

19:15  06 may  2021
19:15  06 may  2021 Source:   de.motorsport.com

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Alex Rins complains that the competition has never on the bill - two racing turques throw back the Suzuki driver in the World Cup - the pressure already increases?

In the course of the race weekend in Portimao and Jerez, Alex RINs complained that many drivers have not on the bill, although the Suzuki driver has already won three races in his MotoGP career.

Why do his opponents underestimate him? "I do not know. Maybe because many drivers are in front and forgot you my name," laughs rins. "We are always at the front. That's most important. If you do not call my name, then I can surprise you most."

At the Grand Prix of Portugal, RINs qualified for the first start series. In the race he counted next to Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) to the fastest drivers. At the hunt for the French rins, however, rushed into two place lying.

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In the front of the World Cup, rins lose clearly to ground

most recently in Jerez passed the 25-year-old equal in the initial phase a mistake. Rins slipped out in the Pedrosa curve. After the fall he came as a 20th goal. Thus, rins has collected no World Cup points twice in a row by falls.

in the World Cup he is therefore slipped on the ninth place. The residue on the top of the table is 43 World Cup points after four Grands Prix - almost as much as a victory and a second place. For this purpose, his teammate Joan is a World Cup fourth and beat distance to the table tip.

Alex Rins © Provided by Motorsport.com Alex Rins

Alex Rins is confident because he and his suzuki have the speed

Photo: Motorsport Images

stands rins after these two plunge already under pressure? "Honestly, I'm confident," he answers this question. "The pace is available and we have everything. It's lacking in qualifying. It is not normal that Suzuki is always in the third, fourth row."

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"We have to do something. If we qualify well, then we are fast at the front - as in Portimao. Is not the qualifying so well, then it becomes more difficult. We have to take risks when we start from the fourth row."

"In qualifying, it may be 60 percent of the drivers and 40 percent the motorcycle. We have to give more in this area. In the previous year, I stood twice in the first start series. We have to try it." Then the approach would change in the race. "

Suzuki has long been waiting for a pole position

RINS has been driving since 2017 for Suzuki MotoGP. A pole position has not succeeded in him in the premier class. In 67 races, rins qualified only five times for the first start series. Team College I never made it into the first row in qualifying.

Since Suzuki 2015 has returned to the premier class, only once the pole position could be conquered. That was in the premier year in qualifying in Barcelona. Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales rested at the starting places one and two.

rins last not only two racing turques, but also another problem. In Jerez, he already had a fall in the fourth training in a curve 5. He struck his right shoulder, which has already caused problems in the previous year.

Therefore, RINs finished the test day prematurely to the last Monday to travel to Barcelona for investigations. A slight inflammation of the shoulder was found. Rins has to say, but should be fit back to the LE Mans race.

with image material from Motorsport Images .

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