Following two weekends off, it’s time to race again. Therefore, the entire MotoGP World Championship returns to the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli this week for the Gran Premio del made in Italy e dell’Emilia-Romagna. Yet, the first Grand Prix at the famous circuit close to the Adriatic coast of Italy has been rather difficult for both, Iker Lecuona and Danilo Petrucci.
The Circuit of the Americas proved to be a challenging place for Iker Lecuona and Danilo Petrucci from day one as they have been struggling especially on the bumpy surface with their KTM RC16. Yet, both tried to make the best of it and eventual saw the chequered flag after 20 hot laps on Sunday.
Saturday proved to be a challenge for the Tech3 KTM Factory Racing squad at the Cirucit of the Americas. After Iker Lecuona had to learn the track riding at the Texan venue for the first time on a MotoGP bike on Friday, he gradually improved his lap times throughout day two. In Qualifying he went nearly two seconds faster than in FP2 yesterday and thus finished seventh in the ultra-competitive field, which means he will line up in row six of the grid tomorrow.