POSITIVE DAY OF TESTING FOR CRUTCHLOW IN BRNO

POSITIVE DAY OF TESTING FOR CRUTCHLOW IN BRNO

POSITIVE DAY OF TESTING FOR CRUTCHLOW IN BRNO

POSITIVE DAY OF TESTING FOR CRUTCHLOW IN BRNO

Fresh from his fifth place finish in the Czech Republic Grand Prix on Sunday, Cal Crutchlow was back out on the Automotodrom Brno on Monday as the LCR Honda team took part in a day of testing at the circuit. Despite still suffering with the back and ankle injuries sustained in a heavy fall on Saturday, Crutchlow had a busy schedule and got through plenty of laps as he looked for improvements to his Honda package.

Although he opted to finish for the day just after 2pm local time to help protect his injuries, the Briton completed 47 laps and had secured the second fastest time of the session when he stopped. Crutchlow trailed only factory Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales on the timesheets and admitted afterwards that he was pleased with the progress his Team had made. The 31-year-old now heads into next weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix with high hopes of another positive result.

#35 Crutchlow (1’55.768)

“I didn’t feel too bad, by the time I stopped for the day I’d done the most laps. We’re always trying to improve the package, my team did a good job today and I’m pleased with the pace we had and I’m looking forward now to going to Austria.

“We were concentrating on the braking as always to try and gain half a second in every braking zone, we just have to try and do the best job we can. We had a positive day today at Brno, but Spielberg may be a different story, I hope not.
“We used two sets of medium tyres all day, and no soft tyres, and did not too bad lap times, so I’m pleased and we can go away from here happy”.


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