Canet flies and breaks the Portimao record with Acosta close behind

The second day of Moto2 and Moto3 testing in Portimao left a day with better conditions on the asphalt and therefore lower times than on Saturday. Arón Canet rules in Moto2, with a circuit record for him, closely followed by Pedro Acosta and Augusto Fernández. In Moto3 Dennis Foggia recovered from his gastroenteritis to be second in his debut in Portugal behind his teammate Suzuki.

On the intermediate class Arón Canet (Flexbox HP40) certified on the second day of Portimao the good feelings of the opening day, in which I finished second with a 1:43.244, set a new record on the Portuguese track with a time of 1:41.892. Already in the morning in the first shift, the rider from Valencia from Pons Racing stood out, setting the best time and beating the track record in the intermediate shift. And in that same FP5 he was also surpassed by the rookie Acosta with a 1:41.995. The previous record was held by Raúl Fernández since 2021 with a mark of 1:42:101. In the third and final round of the day, with better conditions than the previous windy day, he commanded Peter Acosta further improving his performance and leaving a time of 1:41.929, which served the rookie in the intermediate category to finish second in the combined 0.037 behind the leader. Augusto Fernandezcompanion of the Murcian in the Red Bull KTM Garlic closed the top-3 at 0.111. The differences between the former remain minimal and Jake DixonSaturday’s leader, finished fourth at 0.148 with the Gas Gas of the Aspar Team. Thus, the four fastest drivers on the first day exchanged positions and finished in just over a tenth.

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And in the small category Suzuki repeated as the best of the day. He stopped the clock in 1:47.390, faster than the 1:48.575 with which he led on day one. In addition, he stayed close to the track record, Sergio García’s 1: 47.274 in 2021. Dennis Foggia He was second behind his Leoprad teammate. The Italian caused down the first day due to an inopportune gastroenteritis, but on Sunday he was in top form and his 1:47.409 left him in the top positions. Andrea Mignoof the Rivacold Snipers Team, jumped from 16th on Saturday to finish third 0.119 behind Suzuki and Carlos Tatayeighth on the first day, finished fourth, 0.344 behind the leader.

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