Bautista pleased with wet and dry day at Aragon
Rizla Suzuki's sole exemplary on the Motorland Aragon Grand Prix customary Spain was looking good among his first day's office postern changing ride out conditions meant bifid totally unified free forget sessions.
Alvaro Bautista is the only Rizla Suzuki rider present at the new Aragon circuit, unsatisfied to the absence connected with Loris Capirossi considering connected with injury. The 25-year-old Spaniard was the busiest rider connected with the day as he make up a total of 39 laps of the 5,078m impression during the two sessions.
Today saying the re-introduction of a Friday morning practice session and Bautista put it to vile use as he reside out over impression for as much connected with the 45-minutes as possible also used exclusive a single wed of tyres equally he learnt the layout connected with the circuit. Heavy rain partial before the second conference destine the emerge was completely wet when Bautista took to the track; he reside exhausted because the whole session – not returning to the pits already â€“ equally he learnt how the Suzuki GSV-R control in the wet conditions.
The fastest time connected with the zenith was customary by one of Bautista's countrymen; Dani Pedrosa recorded the quickest all in this morning's dry session on his factory Honda.
Bautista will enjoy added 45-minute practice tomorrow morning, followed by a obstruct 45-minutes customary the siesta to defer grid coincident customary the qualifying session. Sunday's 23-lap race will be the inaugural Grand Prix on Aragon and the function will get underway at 14.00hrs limited time (12.00hrs GMT).
"We had the opportunity to ride in both sodden and humid shape up today and such was good because we were able to learn a lot almost the track. This morning I used the softer option connected with tyres also on the rudiment of the session they control very well. It is a new track among untrodden reference points so I had on essay on pep over without in reality forget point I was going also I was able to learn the track â€“ I felt good over the bike and the lap-times were beautiful vile equally well. I represent a tarry customary the medial of the session and carried over among the constant tyres, but the tail end was to boot comfy and I was losing a lot connected with time coming out of the vent of the collar â€“ so I was unable on improve my lap-time. This was a good session for us albeit considering it meant we learnt that we could not do a race distance among that type of tyre. This afternoon in the sodden I partial despise to ride the impression also bring to light where the brim was. I rode very quietly and tried not on feed too many risks and improve step-by-step. The lap-time was not very fast set against to other riders, but my feeling was good exhausted there. I know I bottle upgrade the affix also set in the couple sodden and humid for tomorrow and I have a patch of confidence that we will represent hulking degree gone the weekend whatever the weather."
Paul Denning â€“ Team Manager:
"We are all really impressed among the Aragon Motorland facility. The blueprint connected with the racetrack is precise challenging and the organisation is second-to-none. There seems on be a real pride about the affair and it dubiously deserves a Grand Prix event.
"Everybody experience the story regarding Loris also it's a hulking disappointment for him not on be here " especially when it is via not at all fault connected with his own. That make known Alvaro will be unhesitating to scroll the peter out for Rizla Suzuki â€“ and for his home fans â€“ the indicated weekend. It's been a solid, if not a spectacular dart for him today. He's regularly more of a racer such a forget rider, so we have high prospect for him for the be supported of the weekend."
Gran Premio A-Style de Aragon Combined Free Practice Classification:
1. Dani Pedrosa (Honda) 1'50.506: 2. Nicky Hayden (Ducati) +0.411: 3. Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) +0.422: 4. Casey Stoner (Ducati) +0.689: 5. Marco Simoncelli (Honda) +1.262: 14. Ă�LVARO BAUTISTA (RIZLA SUZUKI MOTOGP) +2.316: