The primary to exit on slicks simply minutes from the top of the session on a drying Spielberg monitor, Iker Lecuona set the quickest time within the second free follow session of the Austrian Grand Prix. Johann Zarco retains the lead of the standings for the day.
Drenched in a downpour of rain and hail, Spielberg’s Pink Bull Ring was totally moist because the MotoGP riders set off for the second free follow session of the weekend on Friday afternoon. However the solar broke via the clouds, and allowed the perfect path of the monitor, the one the place the pilots handed for 45 minutes, to dry out.
The circumstances remained delicate, however two males however dared to change to slick tires within the final minutes. And if it was too late for Jack Miller, the primary to take the danger, Iker Lecuona, has been rewarded. The Tech3 rider set the quickest time of the session in 1’27.520, greater than three seconds forward of his first pursuer, Johann Zarco. The Frenchman, absolute file holder of the circuit in FP1, obtains the place of first pilot in rain tires.
Struggling within the moist, Fabio Quartararo hung out on the monitor looking for options. The chief of the overall classification will get away with the ninth quickest time, however out of solely twelve labeled drivers. Eight of his rivals most popular to remain within the pits, together with reigning world champion Joan Mir, second at Spielberg final Sunday.
The 1’27.520 set by Iker Lecuona was nonetheless a great distance from the lap occasions within the first free follow session, the place we went between 1.22.eight (Johann Zarco first) and 1.25.2 (Cal Crutchlow twentieth). The hierarchy of the day due to this fact stays unchanged.
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