First row to Miguel Oliveira
The CX pilot will start from third place in the Grand Prix of Portugal Alex Marquez and Alex Rins will do from the 19 th and 22 th respectively
CX rider Miguel Oliveira will start tomorrow from the front row at the Grand Prix of Portugal after finishing 3 rd in the qualifying session. With the result achieved today, the Portuguese have accumulated in his second consecutive front row behind that achieved last weekend at the Jerez circuit. Alex Marquez has finished in the 19th position and will start tomorrow from the seventh row, while teammate Alex Rins start from the eighth row, particularly since the 22 th position.
In the third practice session, the pilots have benefited Moto3 a sunny morning to play his first training session in Estoril dry. CatalunyaCaixa pilots have a new step forward and have improved markedly records. Oliveira, who has returned to occupy the top position on the timesheets for much of the session, finished 3rd (1'48 .029, 0537 Maverick Viñales, first). In turn, Marquez was 11th (1'48 .894, 1402), increasing at nearly three seconds off his time got yesterday, and Rins 15 º (1'49 .129, 1637), a half second faster than yesterday.
One improvement that Marquez could not repeat Rins afternoon, concluding at the 19 th and 22 th places respectively. Marquez has gotten a better timer 1'49 .374 (2229 Sandro Cortese, a pilot who has been with the pole) and Rins finished with a 1'49 .447 (2302). Oliveira, in turn, has achieved a best time of 1'47 .916 (0771) on his final lap of qualifying, ending in third.
All three drivers will CatalunyaCaixa morning in the 'warm up' (10.00 hours, 11.00 hours peninsular Spanish) a new opportunity to continue their evolution towards the third race of the World Moto3 (14.30 h, 15, Peninsular Spanish 30 hours).
Miguel Oliveira, CatalunyaCaixa pilot, 3rd place, time: 1'47 .916, 37 laps:
"I'm happy. In the morning we have been fast and now in the evening too. We have a steady pace, although we lack a little better lap. Exit from the first line is pretty good at home Grand Prix. I hope that tomorrow in the race everything goes well and we have good pace and we are being consistent. Anyway, the other riders are very strong, so the aim will be to a good start and be in front from the start. On dry, so good, although we are prepared for anything. "
Alex Rins CatalunyaCaixa pilot, 22 º classified, time: 1'49 .447, 38 laps:
"There has been a very positive train because we missed pick up the pace from the start of the session. We have to work hard on the bike to get a good start tomorrow and be as forward as possible. In the second and third sector lose enough gas opening and I just found comfortable with the bike. This afternoon we will work on it and try to improve. Tomorrow will be a pretty tough race because we are not doing some good times, but try to make a good start and stay ahead as possible. "
Alex Marquez CatalunyaCaixa pilot, ranked 19 th, Time: 1'49 .374, 37 laps:
"In the morning went quite well, better than yesterday. He had good pace, only cost me a bit but with a front wheel was going faster. We finished in 11 th position, which is not bad. But this afternoon I went out and cost me more than I expected. I was not comfortable on the bike. We finished in 19 th position, a little behind, but try to go back tomorrow to see if we can finish in the 15 th and 10 th place. My goal is to get points. Yesterday we improved nearly three seconds in the morning. The bike was much better and I did too. Let's see if tomorrow we can make a good 'warm up' and the race to overcome. "