Day of work for the NGM Forward Racing Team at Silverstone

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Day of work for the NGM Forward Racing Team at Silverstone

#1 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Aug 29, 2014 9:40 pm

Day of work for the NGM Forward #Racing Team at #Silverstone


The NGM Forward Racing Team was back on track for the first day of practices of this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Aleix Espargaro and Alex De Angelis focused on the bike set up on the technical and fast Silverstone racetrack.

Fifth this morning, Espargaro struggled in the afternoon to find the right feeling with his Forward Yamaha and finally closed the FP2 in 10th place with a lap time of 2’03.468.

It was a positive start for team mate Alex De Angelis, who made a good step forward over the course of today. 17th in the morning with a lap time of 2’06.333, Alex could improve his lap times and pace in the afternoon session of 2 seconds. With a lap time of 2’04.411, Alex finished in 15th position.



Aleix Espargaró

10th / 2'03.468 / 27 Laps

“Silverstone is a technical and demanding track and we suffered more than what we expected. Due to the cold temperature, we used the soft tyre but I couldn’t find the right feeling. I struggled also with the front as I cannot enter fast in the corner as I want. Tomorrow we will continue to work to improve the set up of the bike in preparation of the race”.






Alex De Angelis

15th / 2'04.411 / 27 Laps

“I’m happy of the work done today, especially of the FP2 as I could improve my lap times and my pace. Today we used the hard tyre and the feeling was positive from the beginning. Silverstone is a technical track, it has a bit of everything and it’s fun to ride here with a MotoGP machine. I’m confident to make another step forward tomorrow".




2014 MotoGP United Kingdom

Silverstone 29/08/2014

1 Marc Marquez Honda ESP 2'02.126
2 Stefan Bradl Honda GER 2'02.635
3 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati ITA 2'03.011
4 Bradley Smith
Yamaha
GBR 2'03.070
5 Yonny Hernandez Ducati COL 2'03.327
6 Scott Redding Honda GBR 2'03.333
7 Andrea Iannone Ducati ITA 2'03.353
8 Alvaro Bautista Honda ESP 2'03.391
9 Daniel Pedrosa Honda ESP 2'03.410
10 Aleix Espargaro
Forward Yamaha
ESP 2'03.468
11 Jorge Lorenzo
Yamaha
ESP 2'03.500
12 Pol Espargaro
Yamaha
ESP 2'03.542
13 Valentino Rossi
Yamaha
ITA 2'03.952
14 Cal Crutchlow Ducati GBR 2'04.057
15 Alex De Angelis Yamaha SMR 2'04.411





Circuit Length:
5900
Weather:
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Lap Record:
2'01.941
(Daniel Pedrosa, 1-1-2013)
Fastest Lap Ever:
2'00.691
(Marc Marquez, 1-9-2013)
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