Johann Zarco also fastest at second Moto2 Official Test

19/02/2015

Ajo Motorsport rider sets best time of three days of testing at the Circuito de Jerez.

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Johann Zarco reconfirmed his great preseason form with another strong showing at Jerez. After dominating the first test, viagra order held at Valencia seven days ago, sales the Ajo Motorsport rider was again the fastest and consistent in the Moto2 class. In the second session today, view the Frenchman set the quickest lap of the week with a time of 1:42.121.

Zarco had already set an impressive 1:42.194 lap in the first session, before the Ajo Motorsport rider smashed the circuit record with a 1:42.121 that was unrivalled at the head of the timesheets over the three days. His last runout was used to complete a positive race simulation, which allowed his team to gather important data on the behaviour of his bike.

With these results, Zarco ends the first half of the preseason back on top and one of the men to beat in Moto2. Setting the fastest times at both Valencia and Jerez allow the Frenchman to be more eager than ever to get back on his Kalex next time out, when the final test of the preseason takes place at the Circuito de Jerez on March 17th, 18th and 19th.

Results – Combined Sessions Day 1-2-3
1. Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport) 1:42.121
2. Sam Lowes (Speed Up) 1:42.165 +0.044
3. Tito Rabat (Kalex) 1:42.392 +0.271
4. Axel Pons (Kalex) 1:42.410 + 0.289
5. Luis Salom (Kalex) 1:42.484 +0.363

Johann Zarco

“This last day of testing we again have very good weather. It is a pleasure to ride in such temperatures. We did not want to make a mistake because of the cold and luckily we were able to try some things on the bike, to confirm whether the setup for the suspension and chassis were the right ones. We have completed the testing we wanted to do and we are very happy with it.

We finished off with a race simulation. We cannot draw many conclusions from it, because you don’t compete against other riders at the same time, but it shows us that we are consistent and how I feel on the bike. It allowed us to also analyse the feeling with a full tank and empty tank and the differences in braking and handling with the bike. We have gathered a lot of information and we have the next test within a month. I will try to continue the good feeling, have a positive mindset and try to improve the times when we return to Jerez.”

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