Beaubier, Roberts Get Started At Grand Prix Of Italy In Misano

Cameron Beaubier ended up 21st on the opening day of practice at Misano.

MotoAmericans Cameron Beaubier and Joe Roberts braved wet conditions today at the Misano Circuit in Italy to complete the opening day of Moto2 practice for Sunday’s Grand Prix of Italy in 21st and 29th, respectively.

Roberts was the faster of the two in FP1 with his 1:49.098 putting him eighth with Beaubier putting in a best of 1:49.407 to end the first session in 11th.

In the second FP2 session, the lap times dropped in improved conditions and American Racing’s Beaubier led the pairing with his 1:43.940 slotting him into 21st overall. Roberts, meanwhile, ended the day 29th overall on the Italtrans Racing entry with a best of 1:44.861.

Rain is forecasted for tomorrow’s qualifying sessions, but Sunday is expected to be dry for racing.

Elf Marc VDS Racing’s Adrian Fernandez led the day with his 1:40.930 in FP2 besting World Championship points leader Remy Gardner and his Red Bull KTM Ajo Kalex by just .076 of a second.

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