Marquez had a minor crash during the morning FP3 session when he lost the front entering the slower Village curve, but it didn't really affect his qualifying performance. "This morning on the slowest corner of the circuit, you know always there you try to push more and more because the speed is not so high. I saw that I was too fast so I try to slow down with the front brake, I lose the front but it was only that. I know now that tomorrow in that corner I need to be same or slower (otherwise) I will crash again." Marquez also noted that the cool temperatures made trusting the front tire difficult. "Qualifying was difficult, especially because of the front tire, it was difficult to get temperature into it. I was a little bit afraid on the first lap to push. We improved over the bumps so I feel safer." And speaking of bumps, many riders were finding the Sliverstone tarmac to be bumpier than last year, including Marquez. "It’s a great circuit because for MotoGP, the size is perfect; we can use all the power of our bikes. It’s true that it’s bumpier than last year and it’s one of the most bumpiest circuits, but for everybody it’s the same bumps."