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Cars Joan me and Alex Rins in the top 4: Does Suzuki in Portimao have the best motorcycle?

00:40  17 april  2021
00:40  17 april  2021 Source:   motorsport-total.com

Suzuki: Qualifying weakness brakes world champion Joan me also in Jerez An

 Suzuki: Qualifying weakness brakes world champion Joan me also in Jerez An MotoGP World Champion Joan me starts with his Suzuki only from the fourth row in his home race, but still counts for the race but some of with the starting places nine and ten Confirmed Suzuki at the Spain Grand Prix in Jerez that the GSX-RR can still not compete with the machines of the competition on a fast round. World Champion Joan I underlay teammate Alex Rins in Q2 by a few thousandtheads.

Joan Mir war am Freitag minimal schneller als Teamkollege Alex Rins © Motorsport Images Joan I was minimally faster than Teammollege Alex Rins

World Champion Joan Mir and Suzuki Team College Alex Rins made it at the exercise kick-off to the Grand Prix of Portugal in Portimao in the top 4th I was 0.419 seconds back, Rins lost another 0.043 seconds on the daily-best time of Ducati-Pilot Francesco Bagnaia.

The Suzuki GSX-RR was not mandatory in recent months for its pace on a quick round. The more pleasing was today's idea from Suzuki view. Are me and rins for the race the big favorites?

"I do not think we have a big advantage at anywhere," Joan commented me. "We're good everywhere. We have a good base. I do not know what we do better than the others. We took the work on and both drivers were fast. The biggest hurdle here is qualifying. But so far everything was fine. "

not on Q2 course: World Champion Joan me criticizes Suzuki's strategy in the FT2

 not on Q2 course: World Champion Joan me criticizes Suzuki's strategy in the FT2 MotoGP world champion Joan fails in the FT2 again at the top 10 and annoys about the timing of his crew - Suzuki teammate Alex Rins on Q2 course Suzuki In the FT2 to the Grand Prix of Doha in Losail again only a driver in the top 10. Alex Rins ended that for the direct qualification for the Q2 expected second free exercise at position. Team College Joan me only became 13th and must compete in the Q1, should no improvements in FT3 in daylight.

"The Yamaha drivers are very strong. Morbidelli has certainly a good run pace. He did not use fresh tires today. Besides, 'Pecco' is very strong. It's all very balanced. Difficult to say who tomorrow has reserves," ponder me.

"I was able to use my natural driving style. The lap times were pretty good. I feel good on the motorcycle and we were able to work well," says the defending champion. "On Saturday we try to continue and further improve so that we are prepared for the race."

Why Alex Rins is well better than in the previous year

Team College Alex Rins was also much more competitive than the race weekend in the previous year. "It was a good day for us," the Spaniard accounts. "I walked at the end with a fresh tire on the track to create it in the top 10."

"We saw this morning that the time is not enough to get the course completely dry when it rains at night. The top 10 were therefore the goal and that we have done. I am pretty happy with it. But mostly I am pleased About my feeling for the motorcycle, "notes rins.

"Last year we had a strong struggling and I did not know why. But today we understood it very well," lets rins look through and explains: "I was missing last year. I was not strong enough. very hard brakes and driving constant rounds. "

MotoGP 2021: Vinales clinches season-opening victory as Mir misses out on Qatar podium .
Defending MotoGP world champion Joan Mir missed out on a podium finish as Maverick Vinales won the season-opening Qatar Grand Prix.Pole-setter Francesco Bagnaia could not get away from the chasing pack, which included Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing) and his Ducati team-mate Jack Miller.

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