MotoGP 2024
Round 3

Demanding Friday at the Circuit of the Americas

us Circuit Of The Americas

CASTROL Honda LCR rider Johann Zarco finished 19th on Friday at the Circuit of the Americas.

Demanding Friday at the Circuit of the Americas

Friday practices have presented some challenges for Frenchman Johann Zarco and the LCR crew. While they have identified some positives on the bike, a lack of feeling and difficulties in turning have hindered them from achieving better lap times. However, with valuable insights, the team is committed to making changes to enhance Johann's comfort on the bike.

IDEMITSU Honda LCR rider Takaaki Nakagami has finished 22nd on Friday's standings in Austin.

Friday practices have posed challenges for Nakagami and the LCR crew. Despite a lack of feeling when turning the bike, they remain determined to push and improve their performance on the track. The insights gained from today’s practice will be instrumental in their quest for a solution ahead of tomorrow’s qualifying and Sprint.

Johann Zarco
Johann Zarco 5
It's been a tough day. Despite the bike working well in some areas, we cannot reach the desired level. Especially in the afternoon, we could see some improvements, and we'll focus on them. We lose our potential when turning the bike, so we'll try to find some solutions.

Takaaki Nakagami
Takaaki Nakagami 30
The track conditions, including the tarmac, have improved since last year, which is a significant advantage. Despite the challenges we faced in certain corners of the track, we are committed to understanding and rectifying these issues to enhance our performance. We acknowledge our potential and are determined to take a step forward.

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