With close lap times throughout the field the MotoGP race looks set to be an exciting affair tomorrow at Brno, with Dani Pedrosa’s clear dominance reduced to just a tenth of a second during qualifying this afternoon. The Spaniard lapped consistently in the 1’56s but Lorenzo and Stoner both broke the 1’57 mark to challenge for pole and state their intentions for tomorrow. Overall the lap times were slower than yesterday due to heavy rain showers this morning that left the track in below par condition.
Héctor Barberá was focused and determined throughout the second day of this Czech Republic Grand Prix although the MAPFRE Aspar rider was left to reflect on personal errors at the crucial point of the session that leave him thirteenth on the starting grid. Despite that setback Héctor remains confident in the set-up of his bike and optimistic about his chances of a strong fightback tomorrow.
13th Héctor Barberá 1.58.273 (21 laps):
“To be honest I am not very satisfied with my performance today. I made mistakes on my last two laps, which were the most important ones. I could see that my position wasn’t good so maybe I was too keen to make up positions but being optimistic it will be a long race and there are plenty of places to pass here so we have a good chance to fight back. I know I can give more than this and that we can improve the bike in the warm-up. We need to find four tenths to be fighting for a better position but if I get a good start and hang on I can set a good pace. The set-up is more or less sorted other than a couple of small details and the rest is down to me. We are some way back on the grid but I will be doing my best to turn it around.”
Source: Aspar Media
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