'Super' Galang Hendra Leads the Yamaha Charge in WorldSSP300 on Friday at Donington Park

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The five Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge riders impressed in tricky conditions on Friday at a wet and windy Donington Park for Round 4 of the 2018 WorldSSP300 Championship. Galang Hendra Pratama led the Yamaha charge once more as the 19-year-old Indonesian stormed to second on the combined timesheets with a 1:45.123 set in FP2, despite missing the entire FP1 session due to a crash on his out-lap, and making it through to Saturday's SP2. Dutch rider Dennis Koopman ended Friday in 19th overall with compatriot Joep Overbeeke in 22nd, while Luca Bernardi was in 23rd and Hugo de Cancellis 29th, with these four having to battle out in SP1 on Saturday.