The riders of the Pramac Racing team entered the track from the first second of the session to take advantage of all the time available on the new track in Termas.
First day ever of testing on the Argentine track of Temas De Rio Hondo round of MotoGP. The riders of the Pramac Racing team entered the track from the first second of the session to take advantage of all the time available on the new track in Termas. The track was particularly in lack of grip due to the presence of dirt and sand on the asphalt causing the rear tire to spin a lot in acceleration, this sliding abnormal determined a sudden degradation of the tire. Tomorrow the track conditions should gradually improve with more rubber on the racing line.
Andrea Iannone - Pramac Racing - during the FP1 takes on the track trying to find the best racing lines of this completely new circuit, he ended the first free practice session in fourth position with a good overall feeling. In the second free practice session Andrea and the team worked to find the solution to the problem of the deterioration of the rear tire, unfortunately the work was slowed down by a crash on the fifth lap caused by a technical problem. Back on track The twenty-four year old ends the day with the tenth lap time 1'41 "924 improving it by almost two seconds from the morning session.
Yonny Hernandez - Energy T.I. Pramac Racing - started well the first session of testing on the new track of Termas, lap by lap he gained more feeling being able to improve constantly. The practice session ends with the Colombian in twelfth position. During FP2 Yonny and the team carry on with the work of memorization of the track. As in the previous session he closes the session again in twelfth position but with an improvement of more than two seconds than the FP1, putting down his best lap time in 1'42 "128
Andrea Iannone (Pramac Racing)
"This morning we were fast from the start, I could had a lot of confidence with the track despite the lack of grip. I'm sorry that in the second free practice session after a few laps we had a technical problem and I had a bad crash, because in that point of the track we go very fast. I have a bit of a headache but for the crash I had I could have gotten hurt much more. I thank the team and the ducats for support. "
Yonny Hernandez (Energy T.I. Pramac Racing)
"I am happy with the way I took on the two practice sessions today, I managed to improve little by little. I feel that the setting of the bike is almost ready, we need to work on some small details for qualifying practice. The track is very slippery but I can handle the bike and stay on the racing line. tomorrow I will do my best to finish qualifying with a good result. "