Avintia Esponsorama Moto3 and Avintia VR46 Academy finished the first day of the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.
Niccolò Antonelli finished 4th in the combined free practice times after the first two free practice sessions, which puts him in direct access positions for Q2. The VR46 Academy rider set a best time of 1:42.452, set during the afternoon session.
Carlos Tatay finished 15th in the combined free practice times. The Valencian rider made a step forward from the first free practice to the second, which allowed him to set his best time of the day in the afternoon session, stopping the clock at 1:43.140.
Tomorrow at 9:00 the third free practice of the Moto3 class will start, before the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini qualifying.
“Today I felt good on the bike and we did several laps with a good pace, so I’m happy. Tomorrow we will try to continue on this way, but we are satisfied with today’s work.”
“Tomorrow we will have to keep working and we know where we need to improve. We will go for a good day and try to go straight into Q2, that will be our target.”