28 - 04 - 2012
First "pole" of the season for Marc Marquez
The rider will start tomorrow CatalunyaCaixa from the first position in the Grand Prix of SpainThe rider CatalunyaCaixa Marc Marquez has achieved today at the Circuito de Jerez, his first pole of the season, the eighth in Moto2 and the 22 th of his career. The Cervera will start tomorrow in the Grand Prix of Spain (12.20 hours) from the first position in a first row that will accompany Takaaki Nakagami, runner, and Pol Espargaró, third.
In the morning, the third free practice session, rain and strong winds have again become the protagonists. The pilot CatalunyaCaixa, wet weather has improved over a second time yesterday with a record of 1'54 .950 to .487 seconds of Johann Zarco, and has finished in 4th position.
As usual, Marquez has completed the second day of work in Jerez evolve from less to more, and exhibiting in its best moments. The pilot CatalunyaCaixa achieved his best time (1'43 .005) on lap 17 after completing a total of 19 where he has been a qualifying session with the track dry. A new scenario as in the previous sessions of Cervera had to roll on wet and extreme conditions. But their adaptation, again, has been meteoric and Marquez, lap after lap, has been lowering its own records, exceeding personal best last year in Jerez (1'43 .310).
Marc Marquez CatalunyaCaixa pilot, pole with a time: 1'43 .005, 38 laps:
"One lesson I learned last year is you have to take things calmly in this category. This weekend has been very special, because wet conditions is always difficult, and even more so when they change throughout the day. This morning, with the wet track, I found comfortable and this is important for tomorrow, because nobody knows what the weather will. In the officer, at first I took it in stride. In the second exit, with wind and a bump in the track, the situation was delicate, but we have achieved a major pole. Even so, most important is tomorrow, so we have to be very focused and try to stay calm, because the desire and motivation are a hundred percent. "