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Belgian rider Xavier Siméon looks back on a MotoGP ™ debut

1672405aa7578f56a286a223cbff06b1 - Belgian rider Xavier Siméon looks back on a MotoGP ™ debut

Xavier Siméon (Ducati) fourth Sunday with the GP of Qatar, the openingsmanche of the world CHAMPIONSHIP on the circuit of Losail, made its debut in the MotoGP. The Brussels ended on the 21st more than 46 seconds of the Italian winner Andrea Divizioso. “Overall, I am satisfied with my performance,” said Siméon, afterwards.

“By my last place on the starting grid, I wanted to me in advance, no set goals, ‘ explained Siméon. “In retrospect, I can with a satisfying feeling to look back. I set my chrono every round sharper, and I think that’s positive. The level in MotoGP is very high, and last year I was certainly in the points of cases with my times today. But I have gained a lot of experience and continue to work hard.”

Dovizioso (Ducati) went with the victory to get. The Italian runner up at the worlds, remained the Spanish defending champion Marc Marquez (Honda). The Italian Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) completed the podium.

Results GP of Qatar:

1. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita/Ducati) 22 laps in 42:34.654

2. Marc Marquez (Spa/Honda) 0.027

3. Valentino Rossi (Ita/Yamaha) 0.797

4. Cal Crutchlow (GBr/LCR Honda) 2.881

5. Danilo Petrucci (Ita/Ducati Pramac) 3.821

6. Maverick Vinales (Spa/Yamaha) 3.888

7. Dani Pedrosa (Spa/Honda) 4.621

8. Johann Zarco (Fra/Yamaha Tech3) 7.112

9. Andrea Iannone (Ita/Suzuki) 12.957

10. Jack Miller (Aus/Ducati Pramac) 14.594

21. Xavier Siméon (Bell/Ducati Avintia) 46.706

World CHAMPIONSHIP (after 1 of 19 races):

1. Andrea Dovizioso (Ita/Ducati) 25 pts

2. Marc Marquez (Spa/Honda) 20

3. Valentino Rossi (Ita/Yamaha) 16

4. Cal Crutchlow (GBr/LCR Honda) 13

5. Danilo Petrucci (Ita/Ducati Pramac) 11

6. Maverick Vinales (Spa/Yamaha) 10

7. Dani Pedrosa (Spa/Honda) 9

8. Johann Zarco (Fra/Yamaha Tech3) 8

9. Andrea Iannone (Ita/Suzuki) 7

10. Jack Miller (Aus/Ducati Pramac) 6

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