Macau. Peter Hickman (GBR) dominated a competition weekend in Macau
(CHN) on his new BMW S 1000 RR – however, a second red dwindle of the
competition prevented him from potentially adding another Macau feat to
his collection. The 53rd entertainment of a Macau Motorcycle
Grand Prix during a famous ‘Guia Circuit’ was red-flagged twice before
eventually being abandoned. Hickman was personal second in the
final result. Victory went to his MGM by Bathams team-mate Michael
Rutter (GBR / Honda).
In a final 4 years, Hickman has won a iconic Motorcycle Grand
Prix on a slight streets of Macau 3 time: in 2015, 2016 and
2018. This year, he was creation his initial coming in Macau on the
new BMW S 1000 RR and was looking good to explain feat series four.
Hickman set a fastest time in practice, cumulative stick position and
also set a gait in a warm-up.
When a competition got underway on Saturday afternoon (local time),
pole-sitter Hickman stormed transparent of a field, opening adult a lead of
7 seconds over second-placed Rutter. However, a competition was
red-flagged for a initial time on path four. Rutter got divided best at
a re-start and took a lead forward of Hickman. Hickman strike behind on
a second path after a re-start, flitting Rutter to recover a lead.
Shortly after that, however, a pile-up involving several riders caused
a competition to be red-flagged for a second time.
Race control motionless to desert a race. The using sequence during the
finish of a initial path after a re-start was taken as a final result
creation Rutter, who was heading during that point, a competition winner. Hickman
“I’m not astounded by a results. The manners here state that after a
second red dwindle they announce a outcome regardless of how many laps have
been finished and Michael led a opening lap, so he gets a win.
Obviously right now all thoughts are with a riders concerned in
today’s incidents” Hickman pronounced thereafter and added: “The bike was
mega! Huge interjection to Bathams Racing and a continued support of
Smiths Racing alongside all my implausible sponsors and fans.”
In total, 6 BMW riders were personal in a tip 10 in a final
result. Davey Todd (GBR / MGM by Penz13) came home fourth, forward of
Lee Johnston (GBR / Ashcourt Racing) in fifth place. Ian Hutchinson
(GBR) returned to a RR saddle in Macau, where he was racing for the
Milwaukee with SMT group and finished sixth. Gary Johnson (GBR) was
eighth on a BMW HP4 run by Ashcourt Racing. Erno Kostamo (FIN / MGM by
Penz13) was personal in ninth place.