Losing a day of dry weather running cost Leon Camier valuable track time at Misano with the Aspar Honda rider only able to qualify 16th.

The Englishman, once again replacing Nicky Hayden, lost time on his final run having looked on course to challenge Scott Redding as the leading Open Honda rider.

Camier commented that severe movement on the front tyre was the cause of his issues today and caused him some scary moments through the fast right handers at the end of the back straight:

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"It felt like we made some good improvements with the bike and have moved back to a more basic setup with the bike," said Redding. "I've changed my style a little bit which is helping but I still need to go another step with it. I was on a really good lap, through the first split we've been really quick all weekend, and I was getting a lot of movement on the front tyre and in the fast rights I started to lose feeling and I had lost the front there in free practice, and at sixth gear and flat out that scares you!

"So when I got that movement I didn't push it hard enough through there but it's somewhere where I can change my style a bit to help. We'll need to work on race pace tomorrow and I'm a little bit concerned about the front movement from the tyre.

"My style seems to be quite aggressive with the front tyre so as soon as I get some movement I start to struggle. I know that Scott has lost the front twice so he must be having similar problems but I think that Aoyama will be very strong."

When asked what changes he has been making to his riding style Camier - who has spent the majority of his career racing in British and World Superbikes - explained that using the rear brake to instigate the initial turn-in to a corner has been the main focus of his attention, as he looks to take his cues from the likes of Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi:

"I'm looking to change the amount of rear brake and where I use it. Basically if you can use the rear brake it will stop you loading up the front tyre as much. And if you can put the bike to the side on the rear as you load up the front tyre, the bike isn't on the edge of the tyre and is more upright.

"When you watch Marc go into the corner he is braking and then going straight to his knee, it's phenomenal, because he already has the bike sideways. That means that he can just enter the corner. These bikes have so much grip that they can take that, but you also need to get used to that.

"The leg dangle is to get the bike turned and as you brake you try and use the leg to start the bike turning initially."