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Hayden: “Every week we improve the electronics a bit”

Hayden: “Every week we improve the electronics a bit”

Nicky Hayden found himself eighth fastest in FP1, and 13th in the overall standings, after the first day of practice in Barcelona.

Seventh in the morning, just eight-tenths off the best time. POWER ELECTRONICS Aspar rider Nicky Hayden had a great start. Rising temperatures affected the afternoon session and Hayden could not improve, but still closed the day in 13th position and with positive feelings, through electronic improvements that the team is developing gradually.

Nicky Hayden:This morning things went well and we were able to keep improving throughout the first session. I got my best time on my own and with the soft tyre, but here that tyre does not provide significant advantages. In the afternoon we struggled to keep improving, I guess due to the high temperatures. The good thing is that this afternoon we ran for a long time with used tyres, which is important for the race. In the second session we lost a bit of speed cornering, something we have to correct tomorrow. We must also work on the durability of the tyres. Today we continued working with the swing arm I had in Jerez, and it works well in terms of stability, but does not really give us anything extra, nothing that makes us really change our times. This morning it was good to see us just eight tenths off the best time. The team is working hard both on and off the track and every week we improve the electronics a bit.”

MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMI MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA, FP2, Nicky Hayden, Aspar MotoGP Team

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