Jerome Aigoin sets early practice pace
Practice 2, which is being timed over 5 minutes is underway and it is French driver Jerome Aigoin with his Kyosho/Sirio combination who has set the early over defending Champion Renaud Savoya. Aigoin, who completed 7 laps in 5:29.506, said his Inferno MP9 was working well and other than changing from the soft compound AKA Cityblock tyre to the medium version he will leave the car as is for the next run.
In terms of lap times Savoya is fastest completing a best lap of 45.443. The Frenchman recorded 7 laps in 5:29.692 and is pleased with his Mugen MBX6 but admited to a mistake that lost him around 5 seconds. The factory Mugen driver will try heavier shock oil for the final free practice and depending on the temperature may also switch from the Proline Caliper M3 to the M2 compound. We are now starting to the sun appear through the early morning clouds and the temperatures are rising fast.
Third fastest is Robert Batlle who said things were better than yesterday but the former Champion is reporting that the rear of his Associated RC8 is very nervous on throttle but he will remain on the same set-up as the Warm Up race as the grip should be well up come his next round of practice. The Spaniard was running GRP’s new Cayman tyre. Next up with the fourth fastest run time, after the first four of the 15 groups practice had done there run, was former World and European Champion, Alex Laffranci with his Max powered Xray 808.
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