Daily Motorcycle News • Superprestigio Dirt Track: The Battle is On!

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BARCELONA, Spain (Dec. 11, 2015) – Free practice has been completed in preparation for the third Superprestigio Dirt Track. The Open and Superprestigio class riders were broken down into groups and headed out onto the track for their first taste of the Palau Sant Jordi Arena. Marc Márquez was the fastest rider with a lap time of 11.767 seconds, followed by Toni Elias and AMA Pro Flat Track star Brad Baker.

The Palau Sant Jordi Arena played host to the first practice of the Open and Superprestigio class in the Superprestigio Dirt Track. The practice was incident-free and American riders Jared Mees and Brad Baker were on the pace early, as were Marc Márquez, Toni Elías and Ferran Cardús.

In the Open Class, Brad Baker was the fast man on the track with a lap time of 11.917, followed by Ferran Cardús (11.949) and Jared Mees (11.978).

In the Superprestigio Class, four-time MotoGP champion Marc Márquez set the fastest lap of 11.767, followed very closely by Toni Elías (11.866) and Marcos Ramírez.

Marc Márquez: “I’ve enjoyed every year of the Superprestigio Dirt Track. This is a different discipline, and my mentality is also another one! But the level of the contenders is bigger so I’ll try to put my best! Yesterday we had a great practice day in Rufea. To achieve a good result you also need a bit of luck. Yesterday we switch the bikes with Jared (Mees) and I feel his bike has much more grip. Both are Hondas but they are completely different. I ride my bike using mostly the front Wheel, and his is basically the opposite!”

Toni Elías: “Be part of this Event is so special because here in the same Arena, my father and my …read more

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