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MotoGP: Repsol Honda HRC Dominates Extra Test Day One in Austin Texas

Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez enjoyed a very positive first day at the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin.

It is the first time MotoGP has visited the Texas track, both riders exited the garage at 11am this morning and found the track very slippery from the start. On their first runs, they recorded lap times of around 2’12. However, as the track became cleaner and temperatures increased, the lap times steadily dropped.

MotoGP rookie, Marc Marquez, took the fastest lap of the day with a 2’04.619 lap recorded on lap 54 of 55. His teammate, Dani Pedrosa was second fastest for the day with 2’05.047 lap on lap 51 of 59.

1 Marc Marquez 2’04.619 SPA HONDA Repsol Honda Team
2 Dani Pedrosa 2’05.047 SPA HONDA Repsol Honda Team
3 Jorge Lorenzo 2’05.291 SPA YAMAHA Yamaha Factory Racing
4 Stefan Bradl 2’06.053 GER HONDA LCR Honda MotoGP
5 Valentino Rossi 2’06.507 ITA YAMAHA Yamaha Factory Racing

Testing will resume tomorrow morning at 10am local time.

Courtesy Of Repsol Honda Team

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