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Simón and Di Meglio take first Moto2 steps

Simón and Di Meglio take first Moto2 steps

Mapfre Aspar’s 2010 line-up rode at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit this week as they had their first experiences aboard a Moto2 machine.

In order to gain their first tastes of a Moto2 prototype Julián Simón and Mike Di Meglio completed some laps on Thursday in Valencia.

The two riders, who will represent the Aspar team in the new category in 2010, did not have their Aprilia machines which they will race next season. The debut of the prototype will be made in Valencia on December 9 and 10, and on Thursday the duo used a bike on loan for the day from the BQR Honda team.

Riding for just under three hours, 125cc World Champion Simón and his new team-mate Di Meglio used the experience to start their familiarisation with the 4-stroke machines, with the Spaniard completing 35 laps with a best time of 1’38.8. Di Meglio was a tenth of a second slower, completing just over 40 turns.

250cc, 2009, Mike Di Meglio, Julian Simon, Mapfre Aspar Team

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