Injured Scott Redding continues to tough it out through Valencia weekend
Scott Redding continued to struggle with the injuries sustained in Australia and Japan, eventually qualifying 17th for tomorrow’s 27-lap Moto2 race after, once again, riding through the pain barrier in Valencia this afternoon.
The 20-year-old Briton tried a number of changes on his Kalex Moto2 machine to try and compensate for his injuries, but finally had to accept that only grit and determination will get him through tomorrow’s 27-lap race, his final appearance for the Marc VDS Racing Team.
Scott Redding #45 // 17th // 1’36.065 // @Reddingpower
“With the injuries I just don’t have any power in my body, and that’s making it hard to ride the bike. The set-up of the bike feels pretty good, but it’s difficult to be sure when you’re a second off the pace. Our aim today in qualifying was top 12, which we didn’t manage, but it was important to get more laps under my belt this afternoon. I’m under no illusions as to how tough, and how painful, tomorrow’s 27-lap race is going to be. All I can do is try my best. If I can run to the finish then that’s great. If I can’t, then at least I gave it my best shot.”
Source: Marc VDS Racing