Peugeot Motocycles SAXOPRINT riders Kornfeil and Pulkkinen show good performances during the first Free Practice day for the “GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland” and finish 11th and 27th, respectively.
Having to start at 9am on Friday Morning the pilots of the Moto3TM were the first ones to ride on the renewed asphalt of the Sachsenring. Without any experience on the new surface the first session of the day was mainly used to get familiarized with the track and to collect important data for the upcoming weekend.
Kornfeil, with a lot of experience on this track, got along quite well with his Peugeot bike. During the whole session he was showing a solid performance being between 13 and 17 positions on the time sheets. After 21 laps he eventually finished 11th with his personal best of 1:28.660 and 0.792 seconds off the leader.
Team mate Patrik Pulkkinen was more concentrated on chosing the correct lines in the tricky corners the track has to offer. His fastest lap of 1:32.420 put ..