Track motorcycling Finnish greatness Mika Kallio returned to the royal class of the sport on Friday when the Portuguese gp weekend, which concludes the MotoGP season, opened with rehearsals on Friday.
Kallio replaces a coronavirus-infected person in a race on the Portimao track Iker Lecuona.
KTM: n Kallio, 38, a test driver in a factory garage, drove a race in MotoGP last year when he came to KTM’s sticks for the rest of the season to replace a Frenchman who left the stable. Johann Zarcoa.
Now Kallio is on the alert again, and Friday’s rehearsals produced the last, 22nd place in both sessions.
The fastest on the training day was Zarco before Spain Maverick Vinalesia. Spanish driver securing the MotoGP World Championship last Sunday Joan Mir was in the sixth.