A week after the official Australian official test showed that Mark Marquez and Dani Pedrosa in Jerez returned to the right track, Spain, a private test. The plan was originally foreseen for two days of work, but recently it rained on Friday tracking conditions were not ideal, prompting the team to cancel the first day.
Despite the sky is still cloudy today, the track conditions are improving, making the Repsol Honda men continue to work on HRC’s strong pre-season test program.
In the afternoon, Marc suffered a car accident on his right shoulder to 7 and a brief chaos. Check the circuit for the medical center without further loss. Despite the collapse, Mark was able to complete most of the test items was Danny.
Back in Japan, the HRC engineers will analyse the collected data and prepare for the final winter test, due to take place at Losail, Qatar, 10-12 March.
Marc Marquez: “Today was a productive day, as we were able to do many laps and to work on our bike well. We did most of the work we had planned, which is good. I crashed in the afternoon and dislocated my shoulder, but luckily it was nothing serious. Now I’ll have some rest back at home and get ready for the next test, in Qatar.”
Dani Pedrosa: “After missing yesterday, luckily today we were able to fully exploit the time available, even though the track conditions in the morning were not ideal and we had to concentrate all our testing schedule in one day. We worked really hard but we’re satisfied with what we’ve done here. Now we must keep focused and try and continue in the same way in Qatar in two weeks’ time.”