Augusto lines up on 8th row at Phillip Island after complicated Qualifying

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The two sessions of today were held on a very cold day. Luckily, FP3 and only the beginning of the Moto2 QP had been partially affected by rain.

In the last free practice of the morning, both Speed ​​Up riders worked well with the bike’s setup. At the end of the FP3 Corsi was third and Fernandez 17th.

Qualifying started a few minutes later, just the time to let the track dry out. Once got on the bike, the Speed ​​Up Racing Team riders went on track with the slick to face a dry qualifying.

Simone Corsi and Augusto Fernandez finished their QP respectively in 15th and 24th places, placing themselves in fifth and eighth row in tomorrow’s race.

AUGUSTO FERNANDEZ #37 – 24th in 1’35.076
“We have tried a new setting for the qualifying to try to improve this morning’s time, but I did not feel good and we decided to go back to the old setting because there was no time to try new solutions. We’ve been able to improve four-tenths of time, but it’s not enough, we have to do more!”