Pata Yamaha Impress in STK1000 on Friday at Lausitzring

Free practice

The Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team got off to a flyer despite changeable weather conditions on Friday at the Lausitzring for round six of the 2017 FIM European Superstock Championship. The 26-year-old Italian Roberto Tamburini ended the day in second overall after earlier topping FP1, just 0.126s off the top. His teammate 24-year-old French rider Florian Marino also showed good pace as he finished Friday's free practice in fifth on the combined timesheets, 0.23s off the pace off the leader on a day that saw less than a second separate the top ten.