Espargaro Fastest in First Free Practice

Repsol Honda racer Pol Espargaro was the fastest in the first free practice session of the Indonesian Grand Prix at the Mandalika Circuit, Lombok, NTB, Friday (18/3).

The Spanish rider recorded a time of 01 minutes 33.4990 seconds to become the fastest in Mandalika. The second best driver in the practice was Red Bull KTM jockey Miguel Oliveira and Espargaro teammate Marc Marquez followed.

While the performance of the defending champion from Yamaha Monster Energy, namely Fabio Quartararo was not slick because he was in 16th position.

As for during practice, the sky is cloudy and it has the potential to rain. The condition of the track was wet, but it was dry because the circuit had been bulldozed by Moto-3 and Moto-2 riders who also had to take part in the first practice session. (OL-12)