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Karel Abraham to start from fourth row

Karel Abraham to start from fourth row

Cardion AB Motoracing rider Karel Abraham will start tomorrow's face from twelfth position on the grid, after significant progress was made in the qualifying practice session on Saturday.

While the other riders changed tires in the last moments of the Gran Premio Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini qualifying session, Abraham continued on his worn tires to post a time of 1‘34.727. The Czech rider found a satisfactory tire combination that allowed him to finish just 0.135 seconds behind Hector Barbera - who was ninth and also the fastest rider in the field aboard a Ducati.

Karel Abraham:
“I’m satisfied with the result of the qualifying practice. Of course, it could be even better, but I am glad that the gap between me and the riders in front of me isn’t too big. We used a combination of the hard rear tire and soft front from the first free practice and it works well. We will make some adjustments on the set-up of the motorcycle tomorrow and then we’ll see.”

Cardion AB Motoracing press release.

MotoGP, 2011, GP APEROL DI SAN MARINO E DELLA RIVIERA DI RIMINI, Karel Abraham, Cardion AB Motoracing

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