MAX BIAGGI AHEAD OF THE REST AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE AT SEPANG
HASLAM AND TORRES FIFTH AND SIXTH, BOTH WORKING ON THE SETTINGS FOR THEIR RSV4 RF MACHINES
Sepang (Malaysia), 31 July 2015 – The first two practice sessions at Sepang leading up to the Malaysian World SBK races on Sunday were very positive for Max Biaggi. The Roman rider who is in his second wild card of the season and riding a SBK for the first time on the fast Malaysian track, finished the day with the best time (2’04,823) repeating his performance at Misano. In fact, like his first wild card – almost three years after his retirement from racing as World Champion – the six-time world champion led the morning sessions. The usual abundant tropical rain that fell between FP1 and FP2 made the times go up in the second session.
Haslam and Torres, the two official Aprilia Racing - Red Devils riders, finished the day respectively in fifth and sixth place with 2’05,533 and 2’05,623. These are two good placements, well within 1 second of the leader. Both worked hard focusing on settings in view of the races.