Adam Career-First Podium at FIM CEV Repsol
To good to be true. Malaysian shown a very good step after jump in first round of CEV Repsol in Estoril. None of them end the race without collecting point.
The threat of rain cleared, and the sun came out of the Circuito Estoril in Portugal as the first race day of the 2021 FIM CEV Repsol calendar beckoned.
The Moto2™ ECh gave two thrilling races in a season which looks like there'll be nothing to separate the two Boscoscuro Talent Team-Ciatti bikes. Race 1 saw a major duel between Fermin Aldeguer and Alonso Lopez, as both battled hard and studied each other, whilst Lucas Tulovic (Liqui Moly Intact SIC Racing Team) watched on in third until a crash at Turn 7 - the German pole-sitter was OK.
That left Lopez in the lead from Aldeguer until the final lap, where Aldeguer pounced at Turn 6, holding on to take victory. In third place was Adam Norrodin (Liqui Moly Intact SIC Racing Team), giving the Malaysian a career-first podium
Adam and team deserved to win this race after put such effort so many year up and down. SIC Racing well develop their rider without failed even face hard time 2020 season and 2019 season. Adam Norrodin is third for overall championship standing with 29 point after complete second race at 4th place.
“I am happy that I got podium in the Race 1. This was all possible because of a great team behind me. We have been working really hard this weekend and I am thankful for our podium today. In Race 2, I had a good start but I overshoot in the early laps. I finished the race in P4. I want to say thank you to all sponsors and team. Many things to improve and see you in Valencia!”
For ETC class, Sharul Ezwan positive to collect more point after climb a better position after start race 1 at the middle row. Finished at 7th place was a great move but unfortunately he didn't make it for race 2 after involved in minor crash.
“I'm grateful that everything went well in race 1. I improved my riding style and I am more aggressive as compared to last year. I started Race 1 well and I make consistent paces and in the final 5 laps I push really hard. Finishing the race in P7 is a big improvement for me. In Race 2, unfortunately there's a crash in front of me and it took me out. I believe I will keep this momentum in Valencia and keep pushing hard”
Syarifuddin Azman aims to bounce back next race at Valencia after struggle to get better starting grid for race 1. Meanwhile, Syarifuddin manage to collect 2 point after finished the race at 14th place.
“Today I started the race in the back of the grid which is P30. I have to work extra hard in this race and thankfully, I managed to finish the race with some points in P14. I want to say thank you to my crew chief and my team for working and preparing my bike these past few days to get the best bike setup. Thank you as well to my sponsors, family and friends who have been supporting me. In the next race, I am going to keep focus and work hard from day 1”