PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Moto2 rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah picked up another three championship points after finishing in 13th spot at the Czech Republic Grand Prix on Sunday.
Currently in 21st spot in the standings with 21 points after 11 races, Hafizh completed the race in Brno in 41:26.744. Spain’s Esteve Rabat won in 41:05.058 to lead the standings on 208 points.
Another Malaysian, Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman of Idemitsu Honda Team Asia finished in 28th spot in 42:06.704.
In Moto3, Zulfahmi Khairuddin could only finish where he started on the grid, in 22nd spot, after he was caught in an incident in the third lap.
Zulfahmi was battling in the middle of the pack in 17th spot when he touched wheels with Finland’s Niklas Ajo at Turn 10.
“I was overtaking him but at the exit, he managed to overtake me and our wheels touched. I came off worse when I was forced off the track,” said Zulfahmi, who finished in 41:21.418.
Alexis Masbou of France took the chequered flag in 40:59.759 for his first win of the season. Another Malaysians Amirul Hafiq Azmi came in in 28th in 42:04.156.