The TT Circuit in Assen welcomed teams and riders with some typical mixed conditions today. Following a hot and sunny Thursday, rain hit the Dutch circuit on Friday morning, delivering a full wet Free Practice one and a mixed second session in the afternoon, which started on a wet track, that was drying out towards the end.
Without any rush, WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team’s Andrea Dovizioso clocked several laps in this morning’s wet FP1 to get a feeling in these conditions. In Free Practice two this afternoon, he was one of the many riders switching to slicks in the final 15 minutes and eventually did a personal best of 1:34.650 minutes, which kept him just 0.338 seconds from the top 10 in P15 of the day’s end result.
On the other hand, Darryn Binder enjoyed himself on a wet track this morning, finishing in P20. He made some huge progress in Free Practice two, riding the TT Circuit for the first time on slicks in tricky mixed conditions, whereas the premier class rookie did a personal best of 1:35.571 minutes, eager to get closer to the top come FP3 tomorrow morning at 09:55 local time.