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Redding: “We are struggling to find the time we need”

Redding: “We are struggling to find the time we need”

Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS MotoGP rider Scott Redding finished inside the top ten on the first day of Free Practice in Jerez.

Redding received updated chassis components ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix and the 22-year-old Briton was quick to adapt to the revised bike during this morning’s first 45-minute free practice, finishing just 0.7s off the fastest time of the session. 

The track temperature had risen considerably ahead of this afternoon’s second free practice and, with grip levels dropping, Redding was unable to improve upon his time from this morning, which was still quick enough to secure him tenth place on combined times.

Scott Redding:
“My feeling with the bike is quite good, but we’re struggling to find the time we need to progress up the timesheet and we don’t really know why at the moment. The bike is working well under braking and on corner entry, but it feels like we just lose a little bit when I first touch the throttle with the rear spinning. We’re trying to find a solution for this ready for tomorrow, but the feeling with the new chassis is already good and we just need to make small improvements for the lap time now. Overall it’s been a positive first day, but we need to continue working hard tomorrow to make sure we go straight through to Q2.”

MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO bwin DE ESPAÑA, FP2, Scott Redding, EG 0,0 Marc VDS

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