MotoGP: Round #12 - Repsol Honda British GP Free Practice Report

Marc Marquez race action shot

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Team riders played a big part in proceedings.

In the morning session, leader of the overall standings Marc Marquez again sprung a surprise, setting the fastest time of the run with a 2:03.816 lap. This was his first ever ride of the track with a MotoGP bike, but he was just over two tenths of a second faster than Lorenzo and Crutchlow. His Repsol Honda teammate, Dani Pedrosa, finished fourth –six tenths slower than Marquez.

In the afternoon, times were lowered by more than a second. Jorge Lorenzo was quickest this time out, whilst Marquez followed 0.224s. Pedrosa was 0.458s off the top spot. Lorenzo and Marquez were the only riders to breach the 2:03 mark today.

The second day of the Grand Prix of Great Britain will be held tomorrow and decides the starting grid for Sunday with an afternoon qualifying session.

Dani Pedrosa race action shot

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