2014 Jerez Moto3 Friday Practice ResultsThe Moto3 Free Practice 2 session for the Gran Premio bwin de España saw ambient temperature hit 88°F and track temperature reach 118°F in Jerez, as Efren Vazquez (SAXOPRINT RTG) led the way from Romano Fenati (SKY Racing Team VR46) and Miguel Oliveira (Mahindra Racing).
Though Vazquez was quickest in FP2, Calvo Team KTM’s Issac Vinales posted the quickest overall time with a 1:47.388 in FP1.Vazquez has made a good start to 2014 and he was 0.074 of a second ahead of Argentina race winner Fenati in this practice run, with a best time of 1:47.725. Oliveira trailed by 0.17 of a second in third.The front-running FP2 pace did not match that of FP1 with the day’s fastest to overall riders being Viñales and Estrella Galicia 0,0’s Alex Marquez (1:47.699), the younger brother of 2013 MotoGP Champion Marc Marquez.The FP2 top five was completed by championship leader Jack Miller (Red Bull KTM Ajo) and the aforementioned Marquez.The top 10 in the afternoon outing was completed by Alex Rins (Estrella Galicia 0,0), John McPhee (SAXOPRINT RTG), FP1 pace setter Viñales, Jakub Kornfeil (Calvo Team) and wildcard Gabriel Rodrigo (RBA Racing Team).There were crashes for Hafiq Azmi (SIC-Ajo KTM) and Bryan Schouten (CIP), though fortunately both walked away unharmed.2014 Jerez Moto3 Free Practice 2 Results:
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!