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DREAM TEAM FOR LINDBACK

Swedish ace Antonio Lindback believes he has the crew to make his mark in SGP 2019, insisting “I have a good group of people around me now."

09 / 03 / 2019, 08:18

Swedish star Antonio Lindback believes he has the crew to make his mark in SGP 2019, insisting “I have a good group of people around me now.”

The Brazil-born racer exited the FIM Speedway Grand Prix series at the end of 2017 after finishing 12th in the standings.

This is a year I am really looking forward to. I have been working so hard this winter with my fitness and my mechanics have done a really good job. It will be a really good year.

Antonio Lindback

He fought his way back into the World Championship with third place at the GP Challenge in Landshut last July, and Lindback was much happier with his form towards the end of last year.

The rider admits getting the right people around him played its part in his turnaround. He said: “I have changed some people in my team and my manager. It has been a change for the better. It took half a year to come back and start to race like I should do, but in the second half of last year, it started to go really well. I started to feel in good balance.

“Of course if you have the wrong people around you, who don’t do what you want them to do, it’s hard to focus and do your job. The people who work with you … you need to trust them to do what they should do.

“You have so many meetings and you don’t have time to do everything. That’s why if you can trust the people who work for you, it helps. I didn’t have those people around me and that really messed me up.

“I have a good group of people around me now. I have two really good mechanics in Rajmund Drzewiecki and Marcin Moszczynski, and my manager Marcin Momot is doing a superb job. Then I have Johan Persson in Sweden, who has been training with me the whole winter and making me fit.

“This is a year I am really looking forward to. I have been working so hard this winter with my fitness and my mechanics have done a really good job. It will be a really good year.”

 

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