Augusto Fernandez closes 2017 with points finish at Valencia
Augusto Fernandez brought home points for the Speed Up squad in the Valencia Motul Grand Prix, which closed the 2017 World Championship today. Augusto started twenty-fisrt but with a good feeling. Despite the disadvantaged grid positions, both he and teammate Corsi managed to climb up positions lap after lap. Determined... Read more
Augusto Fernandez takes first World Championship points with 12th place finish in Sepang
The last leg of the overseas ‘flyaway’ seciton of the season’s calendar has just ended at the International Circuit of Sepang. It proved a positive Grand Prix for the young Spaniard Augusto Fernandez, who scored his best result of the season so far. He placed twelfth at the end of... Read more
Augusto Fernandez takes seventeenth at Phillip Island
Young Spaniard Augusto Fernandez finished 17th in his first race on Phillip Island circuit. It was a good race for the Spaniard who was able to recover seven positions although a half-race mistake was taking him out of the track. AUGUSTO FERNANDEZ #37 – 17th “I’m sorry I did not reach... Read more
Augusto Fernandez finishes strong Motegi weekend just outside the points
Heavy rain showers conditioned the weekend of the Motul Grand Prix of Japan, which was held today at the Twin Ring Motegi and where the Moto2 race has just ended. Spaniard Augusto Fernandez, having achieved his best qualifying for the championship, was penalized by a bad start. During the... Read more
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