2018-02-14 13:43
The Angel Nieto Team riders in speedy form with their new KTM bike on the second day of testing in Andalusia.
Jorge Martín was provided with a tough rival today in the battle to top the Moto3 timesheet: Enea Bastianini, who was the quickest rider on Tuesday. The Italian was, along with Martin, the only rider capable of riding in the 1:46s in Jerez, amidst good weather conditions. Eleven riders finished within the same second and twenty-five were separated by less than two seconds. The fastest riders, behind the leaders, were Philipp Öttl and the Ángel Nieto Team's Andrea Migno.

The Ángel Nieto Team riders continue in good shape in the 2018 tests with their KTM: Whilst Albert Arenas had been fourth yesterday and Andrea Migno twelfth, on day two they swapped positions. The Italian set a best time of 1:46.263, achieved in the last session of the day. Migno was satisfied with his lap time but, above all, with all the work done with the team. Albert Arenas closed the day in twelfth place, one second off the best time of the day. The Spaniard worked together with his crew on the setup of his bike with used race tyres, and put in several satisfactory runs. However, a small crash left him without the possibility of chasing a fast lap in the final minutes of the day.

4th Andrea Migno 1:46.263 (48 laps): "We've had a good second day of the test. I'm happy because we did a lot of work but also set a very good lap time. However, we're not going to relax and we'll continue working hard tomorrow."

12th Albert Arenas 1:46.748 (50 laps): "The approach for today was to improve the setup with the used race tyres, and to find a good feeling. We have been trying different modifications and at the end of the day I had several runs with good times. I'm satisfied, although we still have to improve some aspects. At the end of the day I couldn't push the tyres to set a faster time, because of a small, harmless crash. I'm learning little by little to give the bike what it asks of me and to make it more my own. Tomorrow we will continue to give our all."


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