After a year’s absence it’s back to racing in Austin at the Circuit of the Americas.
The first day of free practice ended with the riders Jorge Martin and Johann Zarco finished respectively seventh and eighth in the combined standings.
FP1 opened under the wet asphalt of the American circuit, while fp2 will take place on a completely dry asphalt.
Jorge Martin tackles this track for the first time with his Desmosedici in wet conditions, finishing the FP1 in nineteenth place with a time of 2:18.832.
In FP2 the Spanish rider improves his feeling and finishes with the seventh best time (2:04.663).
It was a positive first day of free practice for the frenchman, who only last eednesday underwent surgery on his right arm for compartment syndrome.
He set the third fastest time in FP1 (2:16.471) and with the time of 2:04.663 he made the P8 at the end of the day.