Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez enjoyed a very positive first day on the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin. It is the first time the MotoGP have 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 completed. His teammate, Dani Pedrosa was second fastest for the day with 2’05.047 lap on lap 51 of 59. Testing will resume tomorrow morning at 10am local time.
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