WSBK – STK1000 Donington Park: Unfit Mahias replaced by De Boer! –

STK1000 Donington Park: unfit Mahias replaced by De Boer !

WSBK - STK1000 Donington Park: Unfit Mahias replaced by De Boer! -

The Blues are really cursed … Lucas Mahias was supposed to replace Florian Marino this weekend at Donington Park, but declared unfit yesterday, the Franco-Grolandais must cede to Danny de Boer the handlebars of the official R1 Superstock 1000 ! Damned !

Although compassionate towards his compatriot Florian Marino, Lucas Mahias was delighted to participate in the fourth round of the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup (read). "For the first time in my career, here I am official pilot in the world of speed and endurance", rejoiced the who has certainly already ridden this year in WSBK (" queen "category!), but it was within the private team. Moreover, this freelance in STK1000 had a very particular flavor: it was"a great joy for me who thus finds the brand which saw me begin".

Go the Blues in Green !

This weekend, three "French" riders will still be followed in Superstock 1000: the holders of the Kawasaki Pedercini team, Jeremy Guarnoni and Christophe Ponsson, as well as Gregg Black, entered in the Kawasaki MTM HS Team..

"I am very happy to participate in this race which takes place a few miles from my hometown !", points out the 2014 French champion STK1000, native of Derby but resident of Confolens, in Charente.

"This race is a big challenge", Lucas pointed out,"because everything will be new for me – the bike, the team, the championship and I arrive in the middle of the season to replace Florian Marino, who I hope will recover well – but my goal is always to be able to fight for the podium".

The challenge of the 2014 French Supersport champion was also physical: sent to the mat by the Ninja of Sylvain Barrier – whom he replaced at the time – less than a month ago in, Lucas absolutely had to be recovered from his back injuries for s ‘line up at Donington Park…

"I am leaving Doctor Boulot, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the spine in Toulouse. After examination, he confirmed that taking back the handlebars in competition no longer involves any risk.", announced the n ° 44 at the beginning of the week."I sent the report to the federal doctors, an essential document to be able to ride in the championship again".

Unfortunately, the medical examination carried out on the English circuit did not confirm the first diagnosis: "Unfit", declared the championship organizers last night … No really, the Blues are cursed this year in WorldSBK !

Note however that Niccolo Canepa – GMT94 driver who replaces Russo! – will not be alone in the Yamaha Pata box, since Danny de Boer is announced to replace Marino’s replacement … The Dutch are racing in the IDM Superbike this year, at the controls of an R1.

Titled in the Superbike category in his country in 2010, 2012 and 2013, n ° 44 – practical, Mahias’ race numbers could remain on the fairing! – also finished first STK to the last on another R1, the n ° 36 of team 3 Art Yamaha Avenue.

Related articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *