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Team Hero EBR Close To Spanish Points In Jerez

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Team Hero EBR were close once again to their first world championship points of the season after a spirited ride from Aaron Yates saw the American finish 16th in race 2 after a race long dual with Gabor Rizmayer.

Race one, which was held in slightly cooler conditions unfortunately saw Aaron Yates crash out of a potential point scoring fight, thankfully without injury while Geoff brought his 1190RX machine home in a respectable 17th.

Race two saw an improved performance from both riders until Geoff was forced to retire on lap 11. Aaron on the other hand was able to run the pace of the riders around him in the early stages eventually finishing just outside the points in 16th.

Understandably the team are disappointed after all their hard work to come so close once again to scoring points but they are looking forward to the remaining races in France and Qatar with renewed optimism.

Geoff May: “I am sorry I was forced to give up in race 2 because of a technical problem, because I really wanted to score some points here at Jerez and until the problem it looked very possbile. Now I want to keep focused on the last two races and will try to end the season in the best possible way.”

Aaron Yates: “I am quite satisfied this weekend. I had a good feeling with the bike and during race two I had the chance to fight inside the top 20 and narrowly missed scoring our first point. Unfortunately we missed the chance to score it here in Spain but I am confident in a positive ending to the season.”