Tito Rabat reflects on positive Qualifying day at Aragon
Spanish rider Tito Rabat led the charge for Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS in qualifying for Sunday’s Aragon Grand Prix.
Rabat will start the 23-lap race at Motorland Aragon from position 18 on the grid, one spot ahead of temporary teammate Nicky Hayden, the 2006 MotoGP World Champion.
Making impressive progress with front-end feel Rabat posted his fastest lap of the weekend so far with his qualifying run of 1’49.319s.
Tyre choice will be crucial for the race on the 5km Motorland layout and Rabat will finalise those decisions in the pre-race warm-up session.
Qualifying was run in sunny and warm conditions with a track temperature of 42 degrees.
Tito Rabat: 18th – 1’49.319
“It has been a positive day and I improved my time by almost one second from FP3 so this is a good step for the race. The most important job now is to select the right front tyre for the race from the options Michelin have brought to this circuit. My plan is to build on my pace and confidence and try to score some points.”
Source: Marc VDS Racing