The track conditions were better today (saturday) with dry weather, more rubber laid on the asphalt, and with ground temperatures ranging from 26° C in the morning to 34° C this afternoon.
The riders tested all three front tyre specifications and two of the rears - only the Hard rear wasn’t used, because it was not necessary in today’s conditions.
The Soft front worked well for less aggressive riders, offering very good grip and feedback. However, to be used for the race it will need to be managed carefully in the latter stages of the race.
The performance of the Medium front could not be properly validated today because of some issues with the front locking. The Hard worked very well due to its high levels of stability combined with good grip, and as a result it is appreciated by the more demanding riders.
The warm-up of the rear tyres could be a little slow depending on conditions. The Soft rear worked well in time attack and qualifying, and it could be chosen as the race option by riders who want extra grip at the rear. There was improved performance from the Medium rear, compared to yesterday, and it offers good grip coupled with stability and consistency.
MotoE: Race 1
The Front worked well in the race, with just small amount of movement during the last two laps. The rear worked well for most riders, but a few suffered from movement and others felt a slight drop at the end of the race, which could be due to differences in bike settings.