The Avintia Esponsorama Moto3 and Avintia VR46 Academy riders completed the first day of the Gran Premio Nolan del Made in Italy e dell’Emilia-Romagna in a rainy day.

In the morning practice, Niccolò Antonelli was 10th with a time of 1:53.892. For his part, Carlos Tatay finished 21st, stopping the clock at 1:55.083.

In the afternoon, Antonelli improved his times and set the 4th best time of the session, which allows him to place 6th in the combined practice times after the first day. On the other hand, Tatay made a small step forward and the Avintia Esponsorama Moto3 rider was 20th.

Tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. the third free practice will be held, before to the qualifying session of the Gran Premio Nolan del Made in Italy e dell’Emilia-Romagna.

“Today in the wet was a positive day. We don’t know tomorrow’s conditions, while Sunday looks like good weather. The goal for qualifying will be to try to get the best possible result to have a good position for Sunday’s race.”

“It was a complicated day because of the track conditions, but I really enjoyed myself on the bike. I felt comfortable and we were able to work on our own. Tomorrow will be another day, we’ll see what conditions await us and we’ll keep working for the race.”