Jul 10, 2013
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From a press release
issued by Avintia Blusens MotoGP Team
FIM MotoGP World Championship: Hiroshi Aoyama (7) and teammate Hector Barbera (8) in action.
Héctor Barberá believes that the good results will be back again in Germany
Hiroshi Aoyama reappears after his accident at Montmeló
The World Championship arrives at the difficult layout of Sachsenring where this weekend it will be held the eni Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, the eighth GP of the season and in which the Avintia Blusens team will be present with the clear intention to take up to the path of good results again. Barberá travels to Germany with motivation and the information collected in the test that took place at the Termas de Río Hondo circuit, on the occasion of the tests carried out on the new track that will host the GP of Argentina next year. Héctor recognises that the last results were not as good as he had wished and he expects to return to the top on the twisted German track.
But the most important news for the team is Hiroshi Aoyama?s comeback to the competition after the accident at Montmeló in which two fingers of his left hand got hurt and that is why he was not able to be at The Netherlands GP. Hiroshi was operated by Dr. Mir who, using microsurgery techniques, reconstructed both fingers. Despite having suffered the amputation of the distal phalange of his ring finger, Aoyama has recovered favorably and although the intervention is recent, he will take part at the German GP.
The Avintia Blusens team celebrates the return of the Japanese rider and focuses its efforts on arriving in Germany with the maximum guarantees to achieve a good result.
8 Héctor Barberá: Sachsenring is a circuit in which I have always raced well and I am comfortable there. It is curious but there are tracks where, from the start, you feel well on it and this is one of them. It is a circuit in which the first part of the layout is very slow and sinuous but with a last part very fast. Because of the features of the track, I think that the CRTs could get by well and that we could take advantage of it. The Argentina test went very well for us and I am very motivated to go back to the path of the good results.
7 Hiroshi Aoyama: I am delighted that Dr. Mir gives me permission to travel to Germany and participate at the GP. I am aware that until I do not get on the bike and ride, I will not know how I feel, but the fact of being able to be back is already a lot. The time that I needed after the operation allowed me to recover completely from the injuries I also had from previous falls, so now we will just have to be waiting for how the hand injuries limited me but, in any case, I am very happy to be able to get on my bike again.