Ducati Team riders Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden were pleased with the improvements made to their Desmosedici GP13.
Under sunny skies at the Silverstone, Andrea Dovizioso and Nicky Hayden enjoyed the fast circuit during today’s two free-practice sessions.
Next weekend will find the Ducati Team racing for the third time in as many weeks, this time at the Silverstone Circuit, site of the British Grand Prix.
Conditions were cooler in the second qualifying segment comparee to Friday practice, and yet the postilions today for the Ducati riders were the same.
Following a challenging Friday that had seen Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso finish in ninth and tenth positions, respectively, things improved Saturday for the Kentucky rider.
The event will mark MotoGP’s third and final visit this year to American soil.
With the 2013 MotoGP season having reached its midway point, it now enters a three-week summer break.
The rookie clocked a time of 1’22.040 around the California circuit in Free Practice 2
Andrea Dovizioso got off to a good start on American soil, his teammate Nicky Hayden was less satisfied
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The Ducati Team now heads straight to Monterey, California, for next weekend’s United States Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.
Nicky Hayden and Andrea Dovizioso are optimistic that with adjustments to their Desmosedici GP13 race bikes, they’ll be able to improve upon their lap times tomorrow.
The two Ducati Team riders are doing their best to find the ideal settings for their Desmosedici GP13 race machines.
The Italian now heads to Barcelona to attempt to best their rivals in this weekend's MotoGP race.
Thanks to a strong ride in FP3, Ducati Test Team rider Michele Pirro made it into the Q2 session for the first time.