Argentina WorldSBK: Krummenacher accuses team of wrecking title hopes - Bikesport News

Argentina WorldSBK: Krummenacher accuses team of wrecking title hopes

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Bardahl Yamaha rider Randy Krummenacher has accused his team of giving him a below par engine in today’s San Juan WorldSSP race in order to ensure he finished behind team-mate and title rival Federico Caricasulo.

The Swiss rider believes he was given a slow engine in Argentina, saying he couldn’t even hold a slipstream to eventual winner Jules Cluzel’s R6.

“I am always straight and very honest, and don’t care about the consequences. It’s obvious they slow me down, my engine really doesn’t go at all,” said Krummenacher, speaking at the track.

“I cannot stay in the slipstream. They need to let win Caricasulo. I hever had such a slow bike. I can’t stay in the slipstream of the GMT94 bike and I am pissed off.

“They have to give me the same and they obviously don’t give me the same. It’s very clear.”

Krummenacher finished seventh today, two places behind Caricasulo, which cuts the Swiss’ lead to eight points in the title chase.

Through the speed trap, Caricasulo’s R6 was clocked at 167.3mph with Krummenacher achieving 164.4…

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