Steady Marquez second as Czech GP begins in Brno

Steady Marquez second as Czech GP begins in Brno

02.08.2019: Grand Prix České republiky MotoGP 2019 Round 10 Marc Marquez straight back to work as MotoGP action returns, second on Friday at the Czech GP as Stefan Bradl builds his speed in 14th.

Grand Prix České republiky
MotoGP 2019   Round 10




Marc Marquez straight back to work as MotoGP action returns, second on Friday at the Czech GP as Stefan Bradl builds his speed in 14th.


After three weeks off for the mid-season MotoGP summer break, the Repsol Honda Team were straight back in to their working groove as round ten at the Automotodrom Brno got underway. Conditions remained clear over the two practice sessions, riders pushing hard during Free Practice 2 in case of rain on Saturday morning.



Fast from the start, Marquez led for much of Free Practice 1 before eventually settling for second place as other riders pushed exclusively for a fast lap. It was a busy FP2 session as well, Marquez and his team running through a variety of setup options. Switching to the soft rear in the final minutes of FP2, Marquez was able to improve to a 1’55.825 and end the day second fastest with one eye on Sunday.


Having finished FP1 in 22nd, Stefan Bradl improved his lap time by over two seconds to spend FP2 challenging for a spot in the top ten. Eventually ending in 14th, Bradl again showed strong pace aboard the Repsol Honda Team RC213V in the competitive MotoGP field.



The Czech GP continues at 09:55 local time Saturday, August 03, with Free Practice 3 and a mixed weather forecast looming.   
   


       
Marc Marquez  93
2ND  1'55.825


“It was important to start well after the summer break and the bike was feeling good today, allowing us to try a mix of tyres, settings and some chassis options. We concentrated on the setup more than the one lap speed until the last run because tomorrow it looks like there is a big chance of rain.



Tonight we will look at everything to better understand the positives and negatives to choose our best option for tomorrow. We are happy, happy with how the day went and we will see what tomorrow brings but we are in a good place.”         

   
       
   
Stefan Bradl  6
14TH  1'56.876


“Well honestly today didn’t start well as it took me longer than expected to adjust back to MotoGP after Suzuka. But we made a big step from FP1 to FP2 and I was pleased with this, in FP2 I was able to get back the feeling I had in Germany.



 The improvements mean we ended the day well and I’m ready for the rest of the weekend where we have a busy schedule. Times are again very close but I think we can keep improving and close the gap to the leaders.”         

   
       
   
    Czech GP Combined Free Practice Classification




1    QUARTARARO Fabio     20    FRA    Petronas Yamaha SRT    Yamaha    1'55.802
2    MARQUEZ Marc     93    SPA    Repsol Honda Team    Honda    0.023
3    MILLER Jack     43    AUS    Pramac Racing    Ducati    0.269
4    DOVIZIOSO Andrea     4    ITA    Mission Winnow Ducati    Ducati    0.269
5    VINALES Maverick     12    SPA    Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP    Yamaha    0.282
6    RINS Alex     42    SPA    Team Suzuki Ecstar    Suzuki    0.423
7    MORBIDELLI Franco     21    ITA    Petronas Yamaha SRT    Yamaha    0.617
8    CRUTCHLOW Cal     35    GBR    LCR Honda    Honda    0.641
9    ROSSI Valentino     46    ITA    Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP    Yamaha    0.725
10    PETRUCCI Danilo     9    ITA    Mission Winnow Ducati    Ducati    0.791
11    MIR Joan     36    SPA    Team Suzuki Ecstar    Suzuki    0.818
12    NAKAGAMI Takaaki     30    JPN    LCR Honda    Honda    0.860
13    OLIVEIRA Miguel     88    POR    Red Bull KTM Tech 3    KTM    0.930
14    BRADL Stefan     6    GER    Repsol Honda Team    Honda    1.074
15    ESPARGARO Aleix     41    SPA    Aprilia Racing Team Gresini    Aprilia    1.156
16    RABAT Tito     53    SPA    Reale Avintia Racing    Ducati    1.255
17    GUINTOLI Sylvain     50    FRA    Team Suzuki Ecstar    Suzuki    1.296
18    IANNONE Andrea     29    ITA    Aprilia Racing Team Gresini    Aprilia    1.454
19    SYAHRIN Hafizh     55    MAL    Red Bull KTM Tech 3    KTM    1.682
20    ZARCO Johann     5    FRA    Red Bull KTM Factory Racing    KTM    1.694
21    ABRAHAM Karel     17    CZE    Reale Avintia Racing    Ducati    1.760
22    ESPARGARO Pol     44    SPA    Red Bull KTM Factory Racing    KTM    1.990
23    BAGNAIA Francesco     63    ITA    Pramac Racing    Ducati    2.091
   
   
 

   
   

   
     Repsol Honda Team – MotoGP, also photos
 

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