Unusual sunny day at Le Mans circuit, that in past editions welcomed the MotoGP with bad weather. Andrea Iannone finishes this first day of practice closing by a hair from first position.
Andrea Iannone - Pramac Racing - from the very first minute of the FP1 begun to work on the setup of its D16 to aim for the the positions that count. At the end of the session the Italian twenty-four year old had recorded twenty-one laps. The ranking of the first free practice session saw the first riders in less than a second, with the Pramac Racing rider in ninth position. Andrea also carried out an exceptional second session, stopping the clock just "007 to the fastest time recorded by Marquez with a lap time of 1'33"452.
Andrea Iannone ( Pramac Racing) "What can I say ... I'm very happy with how we ended the day. I am pleased to be only seven thousands of a second from Marquez, who is dominating this championship from the start of the the season. We did a good job, I did the fastest lap time with the soft tire but here I’m fast even with that hard compound, I noticed that my race pace isn’t very different from the top riders and that is good for me. We will continue to work on the bike to improve some details and continue to aim for the top positions. "