″Everyone is sad and happy at the same time″

Miguel Oliveira spoke about leaving KTM at the finish of the season, saying that his present teammates want him nicely for the future.

Miguel Oliveira (KTM) believes he is “able to compete for the high positions” at the MotoGP Grand Prix of Aragon, the fifteenth spherical of the season, which will probably be held this weekend.

In the statements printed by his press workplace, Miguel Oliveira stated that the KTM RC16 has develop into extra aggressive after the checks carried out per week in the past in Misano (San Marino).

“After the checks I grew to become quick and I discovered, with the elements we have now, a extra aggressive set-up. grip, and it is all the time a problem to get right here and get the bike quick. But I imagine that, this 12 months, with the expertise we have already got, there is the chance of getting a aggressive race. I go away every thing open. emphasised the Portuguese pilot.

Miguel Oliveira additionally factors to the “wind” as a further problem that the pilots will face.

“The temperature will probably be regular. Perhaps the purpose to concentrate extra significantly is the wind. It will probably be stronger in the morning. We should adapt to those situations”, emphasizes Miguel Oliveira.

The rider from Costa da Caparica remembers that the Aragon observe is characterised by quick entry however curves.

“In this circuit we spend a variety of time leaning on the bike, we have now very sturdy entry corners. We should take these elements under consideration and discover a good compromise between the bike and what we are able to do”, identified he.

Miguel Oliveira additionally spoke about leaving KTM at the finish of the season, saying that his present teammates want him nicely for the future.

“Since the starting, everybody is sad and happy at the same time. Sad to go away the venture, however happy for the determination I made for the future. years very sturdy and superb, with everybody in the workforce “, he assured.

The pilot has, at this level, the ambition to climb some positions in the league desk.

“For this 12 months the objective is clear, we wish to compete for positions inside the top-10 of the championship. We are shut and we imagine lots in the potential we have now, so in these three consecutive races we may give one you are good. sturdy on factors and up a bit of”, he admitted.

Miguel Oliveira now faces three consecutive races, in Aragon, Japan and Thailand, in the subsequent three weeks.

“It will probably be three tough races, as a result of we’ll end right here in Aragon and we may have a really lengthy journey to Japan, the place we’ll compete in the Motegi race, and then we’ll journey a number of extra hours to Thailand, the place there is once more accrued destruction in the third after. week and in a worse setting, with warmth and humidity”, he defined.

The Portuguese runner may have, at the weekend, the assist of his spouse and daughter, whom he considers “psychologically good”.

Miguel Oliveira arrived on this fifteenth spherical of the season in eleventh place in the championship, with 90 factors.


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