Augusto Fernandez finishes 22nd in Aragon race affected by grip issues
Speed Up Racing team rider Augusto Fernandez, after an uphill start, did not lose heart and struggled until the end in today’s Aragon Grand Prix, though grip problems at the back affected his running for the first time after 2 days of quite positive practice sessions. AUGUSTO FERNANDEZ #37 –... Read more
Augusto Fernandez interview: Stepping onto the world stage
2017 has been quite a season so far for young Spaniard Augusto Fernandez. Having started the year in the FIM CEV Repsol Moto2 Championship with the easyRace Team, and looking good as a favourite for the title on the back of his stellar 2016 rookie season, he very soon... Read more
Cruel luck ends top ten run for Augusto Fernandez in treacherous Misano GP with technical DNF
The true main player of the Grand Prix of San Marino e Riviera di Rimini was the weather. After two days of dry sessions, the expected rain totally changed the track and race conditions by forcing teams and riders to change the bike setting already in the morning warm... Read more
Augusto Fernandez finishes just outside the points in Austrian GP
The Moto2 race has just ended at the Austrian Grand Prix. At the first turn, after the start, Vierge and Quartararo crashed down after a contact. Many others were involved and so forced to return to the box. The Speed Up riders, Augusto Fernandez and teammate Simone Corsi, both... Read more
Augusto Fernandez concludes difficult Brno weekend with 27th place finish
The intermittent rain conditioned the Czech Grand Prix, forcing Race Direction to bring the red flags out after seven laps. The second grid line-up was based on the standings after the first part and six final laps was the decision took by the commission. It proved a complicated weekend for... Read more
Augusto Fernandez aiming for points in Brno on the back of tricky qualifying
Augusto Fernandez, at his first Grand Prix at the Brno circuit, was struggling on Saturday with the team to find the right bike setting, but remains confident for the race as they still have the warm-up session to find the optimal set-up. The Spanish rider placed twenty-seventh, so he... Read more
Disappointing DNF ends promising Sachsenring weekend for Augusto Fernández
Raceday at the German Sachsenring circuit sadly proved a day to forget for Augusto Fernández, as a problem with the rear tyre penalized the young Spaniard who was forced to retire after seven laps from start of the race. It had been a promising weekend otherwise, and Augusto can nonetheless... Read more
Continually improving Augusto Fernández qualifies nineteenth in Germany
It was a wet qualifying session at the Sachsenring circuit today. The intermittent rain made today the track in bad conditions for the whole session. Speed Up team rider Augusto Fernández confirmed the hard work done over these two days of practice. The young Spanish rookie has continued to improve... Read more
Assen GP sees Augusto Fernández continue to close in on the points
The eighth race of the Moto2 season – the Motul TT in Assen – was run under a cloudy and uncertain sky today. The Speed Up team finished a good weekend with Spanish rookie Augusto Fernández who, in Sunday’s race, found better feelings than the ones than he got... Read more
Augusto Fernández continues to make progress with positive Catalan GP
The Catalan GP round of the Moto2 World Championship was run today at the Montmelò circuit, in Barcelona. High temperatures greatly affected track conditions and made the race more challenging than usual. Young Spaniard Augusuto Fernández ended his second Moto2 race in twenty-second position, demonstrating his continued growth on... Read more