27 August 2021 – Silverstone Circuit – Great Britain
The first day of free practice on the Circuit of Silverstone ends with the absolute supremacy of Romano, who seals the new All Time Lap Record.
Our team leader, yet from the morning session, showed off a very fast pace, managing at the end of the free practice 1 to have a gap from his direct chaser of 0,660 s, gaps that in Moto3 are unusual !
In the FP2 Romano reiterated his superiority, managing to seal the time of 2’11.334, that represents the new All Time Lap Record of Silverstone. Throughout the afternoon session he completed 14 laps, obtaining his best lap at the ninth one and resulting to be the fastest in the T1.
Good work also for Adriàn, who in the free practice 2 managed to improve his time by 2.471 s. Our rookie, in the last of the fifteen laps done in the free practice 2, he obtained as best lap 2’12.530, resulting to be in twenty-first position in the combined ranking concerning the two rounds of free practice.
You will find below the comments of the protagonists of this first day of free practice.
Romano Fenati: “I feel really good, both with the bike and with the track. We still have to improve something of the setting, because for sure the others will be closer tomorrow. For us is important to stay in front also tomorrow in the qualifying. It will be a hard weekend, but I am sure that with the modifications the we have in mind, we can be even more competitive.”
Adriàn Fernàndez: “This first day of practice was profitable, since I managed to do some steps forward in the FP2 compared to the FP1. The gap from the leader is not that big and I am working really well with my team. We are competing in a new track to me and sometime this is a little bit challenging.”
Max Biaggi – Team Owner: “The start of Romano was excellent, since he managed to obtain the record of the circuit. We have to keep working hard, to manage to preserve the gap that we have. I am also happy about the improvement of Adriàn, from the first to the second session.”