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Britain’s Bradley Smith (Aprilia), Germany’s Stefan Bradl (Suter) and Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) have been the fastest on the first day of free practice for the Grand Prix of Valencia which takes place at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo.
The focus of attention was focused on the 125cc class where Márquez (Derbi) and Terol (Aprilia) will compete for the title. However, Bradley Smith sneaks into the Spanish party for the world title. Smith was the lead in the second session and the fastest of the first day with a best lap of 1:40.116, while Marquez was second and Terol hundredth nearly four behind teammate.
Smith dominated much of the second free practice session, just Márquez him some shade in this manga. For its part, Terol took over the meeting, but only spent five minutes in front due to the thrust of the British.
The second session was marked by equality among the top five of the shot classification all in 1:40, far from the best 125cc around the Valencia circuit. Despite being the first day and that is at stake in world championship between Marquez and Terol, the pilots were saved very little for tomorrow that will be used when deciding the pole.
In the first meeting held early in the morning the fastest was Efren Vazquez (Derbi), followed by Marc Marquez and Bradley Smith, while Terol was sixth.
LORENZO (YAMAHA) STARTED IN COMMAND.
In MotoGP, the great ruler was Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) with a best lap of the day at 1:32.690. Reigning world champion laid down the law in the second free practice session and was faster than the Australian Casey Stoner (Ducati) who finished second.
Lorenzo had the best time of day in the last lap and I snatched Stoner, who until then had been the fastest of the day with 1:32.897. However, the Spaniard was the first for almost the entire second session, only the Australian had the privilege to stay ahead at times.
Another battle that was fought between the Spanish Dani Pedrosa (Honda), Hector Barbera (Ducati) and Aleix Espargaro (Ducati). In the end, Valencia was the fastest of the three to be eleventh, while Pedrosa was Espargaró twelfth and thirteenth. Barbera took advantage of his greater knowledge of the track.
SEND IN MOTO2 Bradl.
Germany’s Stefan Bradl commanded with authority in both free practice sessions in Moto2. The Germany improved in the second set his time in the morning. In the end, Suter stopped the clock in a best lap of 1:36.666.
Bradl Spanish was followed by Julian Simon (Suter) you want to secure second place in the World category. Aspar’s ward was fourth in the first session, and the second improved almost half a second.
The Spanish Carmelo Morales (Suter) was sixth in little more than half a second Bradl, while Toni Elias (Moriwaki) finished eighth in the second free practice session in Cheste.
With a sense and exciting statement issued jointly by the Suter Racing family, was honored and dismissed the unfortunate Shoya Tomizawa Japanese driver, who was brutally run over (by accident) at the Grand Prix of San Marino, dropping its bi ro unfortunately.
“Shoya Tomizawa was like a ray of sunshine to the paddock and the team. Never lost an opportunity to dedicate a smile or a nod to who crossed him. He liked to play with peers but in turn was a very professional pilot, combative, concentrated on evolving his bike after each workout. Impressed by his talent and refined riding style, “said the statement begins.
“A pilot of the paddock was always joking with teammates and other drivers. Aware of the growth coming Moto2 taking, Shoya always kept a low profile and never got bigger …
He tried but did the best not only for him but especially for his team, which had become his second family, with whom he spent most of the available time off between races, “says the letter making it clear who missed more than a great driver … he was a great human being.
Italian rider Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) is convinced he still has options to fight for the wins in the second half of the season carries even while acknowledging the physical discomfort in the leg fracture he suffered in June.
“Last year I lived a great race, although it will be harder because I’m not fully fit yet, but I can not wait to be back on the bike. There is still half a season to play and our goal is to be good,” said Rossi in remarks provided by his team.
The nine-times world champion, who returned to the podium at Laguna Seca, just weeks after fracturing the tibia and fibula, facing forward to the Czech Grand Prix. “Brno is a great track for me and is always special because it’s my first win scenario,” he recalled. Read the rest of this entry »