Positive Saturday for Danny Kent in Valencia
It has been a constructive and encouraging Saturday for the Leopard Racing team today at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Cheste, the venue for the last round of the season.
The day started on the right foot right from FP3 in the morning, when Danny Kent closed the session with the third fastest time.
In the afternoon the Chippenham rider improved by three tenths, succeeding in the final minutes of qualifying to set a wonderful time for tomorrow that will allow him to take eighth on the grid and devote himself to a race on the attack.
Tomorrow at 09:10 Local Time (GMT +2), the riders will be back on track for 20 minutes of warm-up before the lights go out at 12:20 for the eighteenth and last race of the 2016 Moto2 World Championship.
#52 Danny KENT – 8th (1’35.345):
“I’m happy with this Qualifying. I’m really happy with the whole weekend in general. This has been our best weekend since the start of the year. Already from FP1 I felt much better on the bike. We’ve made a few changes inside the team and I had some different people working for me and you can already see the difference in the results. FP3 we were inside the top three and qualified inside the top ten. I’ve matched my best Qualifying and the bike feels good. I just want to say thanks to the team for making these changes with.”
Source: Leopard Racing