9th PLACE ON THE GRID FOR BRADL AHEAD JAPANESE GP

9th PLACE ON THE GRID FOR BRADL AHEAD JAPANESE GP

9th PLACE ON THE GRID FOR BRADL AHEAD JAPANESE GP

9th PLACE ON THE GRID FOR BRADL AHEAD JAPANESE GP

Motegi, 11 October: despite his impressive race pace shown throughout the free sessions, LCR racer Stefan Bradl could not repeat his strong performance on soft tyre at today’s Motegi GP qualifying show-down (9th overall-1'45.005). The QP2 session has been surprisingly dominated by Ducati rider Dovizioso who will start from the first spot on the grid followed by Rossi and Pedrosa. The German riding the RCV no.6 will share the third row with Espargaro and Crutchlow but he intends to quickly move forward during the 24-lap race.


Stefan: “Actually I am a bit disappointed with the qualifying result as I was expecting something more than 9th place. As you can see the gap is very close, but unfortunately we missed a few tenths to obtain the front row. My second soft tyre had some chattering in the beginning until it got warm so I lost one and a half laps so I was not able to improve my lap time. This is the bad thing of today’s work. Sure my pace is better than the 9th place shown today so I guess we can do a better result tomorrow”.


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