Husqvarna’s Danny Kent thought his chance of a Moto3 podium at Aragon’s MotoGP round had gone when he got tangled up with Enea Bastianni but strong pace saw him fight back through the pack to bag third place.
It is Kent’s second podium of the year and he believes it has set him up well for coming races as he has also been on the rostrum in Motegi and at Valencia in the past.
“I was four seconds behind the leader and all weekend we have had strong pace and I thought we could be on the podium. I took me a couple of laps to get my rhythm and back to the front group,” said Kent, speaking at Aragon.
“Luckily Fenati had strong pace, although I though I was stronger than him, and he was able to pull us back to the front but after that first turn incident, I thought the podium was gone as four seconds is a long way. Unfortunately, on the last lap I wasn’t as strong as him.
“The plan on the last lap was to stay behind them and slipstream them but because I used so much tyre catching them, I wasn’t able to get on the gas as early as I wanted. I am a little disappointed but happy to get the podium.”