Despite starting from the penultimate box (Barcelona Race 1), Philo had a good chance of doing well in this first race held at the Circuit de Catalunya. The unexpected change of temperature, however, played havoc on the planned strategy. Although the feeling with the car was not optimal, the pitch has proved significant, especially considering the ‘debut ever rider in the series. bitter conclusion six laps from the end, when due to a technical problem the Indonesian pilot was forced to withdraw and return to the pits. Philo has still had a chance to get familiar with the car and enrich their wealth of experience.
Started from the back, Philo could not find the right feeling with his car and this allowed him to complete only 13 laps in Race 2. This start to the season has not been up to expectations and above all of the team’s potential and the young rookie, which will prove during the next event in two weeks time on the charming street circuit of Montecarlo where Trident has often collected excellent results.