On Saturday at the Czech Grand in Brno, Stefan Bradl improved on his best lap time from yesterday in both the morning FP3 session (1’56.686”) and the hotter weather conditions that marked the afternoon qualifying session, in which his 1’56.330” lap was good enough for 18th-fastest, securing a sixth-row start for tomorrow’s 2 p.m. race.

 

Stefan Bradl

“Today we concentrated on one setting only, and that was helpful for me to get some more speed. Honestly, I also improved my riding style a little, adapting it a bit more to the RC213V. This morning I started to feel a little bit more at ease in letting the bike roll, getting some more corner speed but I’m not there yet, as I’m still missing a bit of front feeling. I’m not yet satisfied with my qualifying time, but I think that with the race pace we’re able to keep, we have a chance to gain some positions tomorrow.”