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Last preseason workouts for Team Estrella Galicia 0.0

Less than two weeks in Barcelona presented the colors of Team Estrella Galicia 0.0 for the 2013 season and today have been seen rolling on the track in Jerez, where Álex Rins and Álex Márquez have begun the final practice preseason. Team riders have finished Estrella Galicia 0.0 second and ninth, respectively, after a positive first day of testing.

At temperatures above 20 ° C and the asphalt providing a good grip, the day was very productive for Rins and Marquez. After the rainy workouts performed on this track for about a month ago, work on the track has allowed it to refine the development of the KTM.

In the first session today, of an hour, Álex Rins has led the way by recording the fastest time of the session -1 minutes, 48 seconds and 15 milliseconds-, ahead by more than half a second to second placed Maverick Viñales. In the second session, 1 hour and 50 minutes, Rins has continued to improve its records, to stop the clock in a time of 1 minute, 47 seconds and 401 thousandths-second time-table, to 252 thousandths of Jonas Folger , which was the fastest of the day.

On the other side of the box of Team Estrella Galicia 0.0, Álex Márquez has also starred excellent progression. After 20 laps he has done in the first round, the de Cervera has stopped the clock at 1 minute 49 seconds and 968 thousandths. However, after another 28 laps, the reigning Moto3 Spain has managed to lower its records almost 2 seconds. He stopped the clock at 1 minute, 48 seconds and 182 thousandths, again ninth in the standings, one second and 33 thousandths of Folger.

On Tuesday, the second day of the official Jerez test of Moto3 will last until Thursday.

Álex Rins
“We are working very well. KTM has brought to Jerez several things to try. One of them we used today and has not gone as well as we expected. In the morning we have put themselves first, with a good pace, and in the afternoon we have improved. This is what counts, have a good pace and be among the fastest. Tomorrow rain forecast, but we will continue rolling because we still have things to prove. “

Álex Márquez
“Today the time has been with us over the day. Since the beginning of the day we started working very well with the team and have tried many things during the day. Every time I go to the track I feel more comfortable and I’m very happy because I think in the afternoon we made a step forward. We finished a second faster and that to me is very important.’ll see if time preserves the remaining training days and if we can further improve to reach Qatar with the best preparation possible. “

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