Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira delivered a fantastic opening to the season today with equaling his best ever MotoGP result from Austria 2019, finishing well inside the top 8 of the premier class. Yet, Iker Lecuona likewise showed an amazing performance at the Gran Premio Red Bull de España, until he had to give up due to physical conditions.
Following some decent work for the first race of the MotoGP World Championship 2020, Red Bull KTM Tech3’s Miguel Oliveira and Iker Lecuona faced a tough Qualifying session in the scorching heat of Andalusia this afternoon.
MotoGP rookie Iker Lecuona displayed a rocket start into his first full MotoGP World Championship season with the ninth fastest time at the Circuito de Jerez-Angel Nieto today. Thereby, the Spaniard was just 0.364 seconds behind the top and only 0.002 seconds off Pol Espargaro on the fastest KTM, concluding Friday well placed inside the provisional direct Q2 spots.