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Crutchlow: “I was quite pleased with the second session”

Crutchlow: “I was quite pleased with the second session”

Cal Crutchlow finished in tenth during Friday’s Practice after struggling with the track conditions at Brno.

Crutchlow finished the first day of practice at the Czech Republic Grand Prix in tenth place overall, but the Briton was satisfied with the work he and the CWM LCR Honda Team had put in throughout the day. 

All riders have expressed their concern about the difficult track surface at Brno, which is bumpy in several sections and seriously affected by the suffocating heat, which saw track temperatures rise above the 50ºC mark. Crutchlow was another to add his voice to those complaints, but felt that the crew has started to find a solution to the issues that arise, improving his time by over a second from the morning to the afternoon practice.

The Brit finished with a 1’57.229 to end the day tenth on the combined timesheets.

Cal Crutchlow: “It was a difficult day with the track conditions, but overall I was quite pleased with things. We certainly need to improve entry into some of the corners under braking, and we found some strange things with the front tyre that I wasn’t happy with and it meant I couldn’t ride so comfortably. Honestly speaking though, I was quite pleased with the second session. The overall lap time might not look too impressive, but it was only because I didn’t make a good fast lap with the front tyre. Tomorrow hopefully we can take some benefit of the morning session and learn a few things for

MotoGP, 2015, bwin GRAND PRIX ČESKÉ REPUBLIKY, FP2, Cal Crutchlow, LCR Honda

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