After improving the setup on his RS-GP, Scott Redding did a good Q1 session at Assen today, lapping with decidedly better times than he had in the previous sessions and finishing with a 1’33.995 that places him on the sixth row.
“Today was a good day for us. We gained a bit of stability, which is what was missing yesterday. We focused on finding the tyre selections that will give me the most confidence, without making any radical changes but building up to the result step by step. As for pace, we are able to be consistent, whereas we are lacking a few tenths with the new tyre. In FP3 this morning we missed a reference point. On this track and with this wind, being behind someone really makes a difference. Tomorrow it will be important to stay in the group. The times are rather close, with the exception of some very fast riders. If we can manage not to lose any ground, we’ll be able to make a play in the finale.”
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