For more than two years, MotoGP is back on US soil this weekend. However, the Raiders did not receive an enthusiastic welcome on Friday morning. It rained a lot a few hours before the first free workout, which can happen even on weekends. The start of the first free training session meant that the path was still wet, but the most important thing was that it stopped raining.
The conditions were initially correct Mark Marquez, Who led Honda for a long time in the first free practice. Spinard was at a different level in the first half of the session. As the track continued to dry, Jack Miller More and more forward. Conditions gradually improved and the sun came up too, but at the end of the session the drivers rode on Michelin’s wet tires. However, in recent years it has become clear that asphalt has not improved in COTA. The bumps in different zones were clearly visible.
With five minutes to go, it returned to Marquez, who had cut Miller’s fast time. 2.15.872 was enough for the first place in the first free practice. After a while Miller made rapid progress, but did not make progress. The first three completed Johann Sarko, Climbed into the MotoGP machine again a week and a half after his hand pump surgery. He was six tenths slower than Marquez.
After a week-long shape crisis, the sun was shining again on the pit box Miguel Oliveira. He crossed the fourth fastest time in the first free workout and was slightly faster than that Like Espergo. It also showed the fact that Honda was strong on the humid American track Alex Marquez To exit. He was in sixth place, placing three Hondas in the top six. Alex Kidneys, The last winner in the COTA, finished seventh over Peco Pagnea Brad Binder. Iker Leguna Finished the first ten.
Luca Marini Finished in eleventh place Joan Mir, Will appear on the track this weekend with a modified start number. Mir drives with the opening number 36, but in the classic setting of former world champion Kevin Swants. He finished twelfth in the first inning. Danilo Petrucci Finished thirteenth Alex Esbergo, The only Aprilia rider this weekend.
Fabio Guardarro He finished fifteenth more than two seconds ahead of Marquez. This was an important session in terms of Guardaro’s conditions, as Yamaha was still not running well on the wet and dry track. Things weren’t much better on Friday. Takagi Nagakami Finished sixteenth and recorded the only accident of the session, he was uninjured. Franco Morpitelli It was the seventeenth Enia Bastiani On George Martin, Two riders who have never driven a MotoGP engine in Kota.
Results First Free Training MotoGP Grand Prix of America
Results to follow.
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