Heavy rain has the potential to flush Buriram when the Thai GP takes place. Miguel Oliveira admitted that he was ready if he had to maneuver on a wet track. Photo: motorcyclesports.net
17th series MotoGP 2022 It will be presented at Chang International Circuit, Buriram, Sunday (2/10/2022) afternoon. After finishing fifth in Japan, Oliveira wants to achieve better results in Thailand.
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Oliveira felt the Chang International Circuit was not so bad even in wet conditions. The Portuguese racer felt that the grip on the track was still good even though it had just rained.
“I remember we had a session here in 2019 that wasn’t completely wet. But the grip here is quite good,” said Miguel Oliveira as quoted by Speedweek.
Oliveira admits the tropical climate in Thailand is quite troublesome. However, he stated that he was not so worried if it rained again during the race.
“Of course it will be very hot again (in Thailand). That’s why it won’t be as bad as usual in rainy training sessions,” he explained.
“When it’s wet and cold, it gets more complicated. Here in the heat it will be more pleasant in the rain, hopefully,” concluded Oliveira.
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This season, Oliveira has managed to achieve one victory, namely at the Indonesian GP in the second series which also rained.
Referring to these results, it is not impossible that Oliveira can win in Thailand if the track is in wet conditions.