29 - 07 - 2012
Positive feelings for Marc Marquez after the test in Portimao
CatalunyaCaixa driver completes three intense days of work after making over 200 laps and 1,000 miles in the Portuguese trackCatalunyaCaixa driver completes three intense days of work after making over 200 laps and 1,000 miles in the Portuguese track
The rider Marc Marquez CatalunyaCaixa today completed three days of tests helpful in the Portuguese circuit of Portimao. Taking advantage of the break of the competition-only run at Laguna Seca's MotoGP-Marquez and his team scheduled a test, which began on Monday, with the objective of working for the second part of the season and especially to Marc realizase part of Pronatura and miles to evolve the bike could not do during the preseason.
Accompanied by the good weather but very hot, with temperatures around 30 ° C, the pilot CatalunyaCaixa has conducted a total of 211 laps and 969 miles during the three day test at Portimao, which had never raced a bike in the intermediate category World. In the first days of the completed 79 laps, made 77 yesterday and today has turned a total of 55. Three intense days in which Cervera has tried different setups of the bike and some developments in Suter.
"Training has gone very well and we have obtained much information, that was what was in these workouts. The first day was more adaptive and cost me a bit, as this circuit has many elevation changes, ups and downs, and bumpy, which for tuning things a bit complicated. From there, we could try new things, as Suter has worked very well and we should be happy because we've got enough conclusions. Has been positive and this will help us be more prepared in the second half of the season and try to go a little faster, and above all, more comfortable, "praised the pilot CatalunyaCaixa.
Marquez Moto2 championship leader with 34 points ahead of second placed back in action on 17 August with the first free practice for the Indianapolis Grand Prix. More than well deserved vacation for Cervera.