The Frenchman from Yamaha after the fall with FP2 leadership: “I’m faster than expected even if we can’t relax.” The Ducatista: “We are not far away, one step is enough …”
Fabio Quartararo was the absolute star of the Friday at Silverstone, with the best time of FP2 following a bad crash remedied at the beginning of the second session. “I’m very happy with my time because I wanted to finish in the top five and instead the lap turned out to be particularly good, even if I didn’t drive at my best. We are in good shape, but I can’t be calm, nor can we afford to relax too much – le words of the world leader -. I knew I could be fast, but I didn’t expect to be behind everyone by half a second. “
Then the Yamaha Frenchman talks about his crash: “With the hard at the rear and these temperatures it was a disaster: at the time I felt a lot of pain, they told me to go straight to the Medical Center and then and then I quickly got back on track. a sprain in my foot, it hurts me, but on the bike it doesn’t bother me. ” And it has been seen.
Ducati doesn’t care
The gap to the others is in fact significant: this is what his rivals think, with three Ducatis among the five bikes behind him, starting with Jack Miller’s second time. “Quartararo did a great job, but we are not far away, the half second gap does not worry me: he has raised the bar but we can get closer – the Australian’s words -. I feel good in the saddle, I have a motorcycle that reacts well and having a Ducati that works so well here is a great feeling. ” Jorge Martin, third, is also satisfied: “The bike is fine, I’m happy because I’ve done nothing special and if things come so easily it’s because you’re okay – says the Spaniard from Pramac -. With this Ducati you can fight for nice things”.
Sixth, serene and aware as well Francesco Bagnaia: “The Ducati is a bike that takes a while to be put in place, but here we have made some important steps forward – says Bagnaia -. I’m happy with my time because they weren’t ideal conditions. : in the morning I had little grip, while in the afternoon things went better. Quartararo? He did a super job, he and Marquez showed the best pace, but I’m sure we can take the step we are missing. a day in which I worked on myself, in a fantastic team atmosphere and the bike simply went along with me. ”
August 27 – 7:09 pm
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