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MotoGP Brno: Lorenzo 'surprised' by early pace in FP1

Jorge Lorenzo says he has a lot more to come after finishing second fastest overall during free practice at Brno and only 0.037s behind Marc Marquez
Movistar Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo said his time came as a surprise as the two-time premier class world champion ended the day in second place and only 0.037s behind Marc Marquez.

Lorenzo enjoyed a spell at the top the FP1 times in the dry until Marquez took over at the half-way point, but there was little between them at the finish.

“While riding in the dry conditions this morning I was quite surprised by our performance. It was good from the beginning but I felt that we had a lot of things to adjust, so the margin for improvement was high,” said Lorenzo, whose best lap was a 1m 56.840.

“Unfortunately it rained in the afternoon. In those conditions we are still quite far from the fastest. We need to work on our set-up for the wet, because it seems like it's going to rain tomorrow, but not on Sunday.

“We want to be fast tomorrow if it rains; in case of dry conditions I think we are quite good.”

Lorenzo was seventh fastest in the wet FP2 with a time of 2m 09.114s.


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RaceRoad

August 15, 2014 6:39 PM

yeah Lorenzo has the speed and after all the hard work and losing lots of weight it seems he back. keep pushing Lorenzo! and if yam had said he's doing all that by hand i would believe it, he's so smooth.



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