Galang Hendra Pratama Leads the bLU cRU Charge in Brno on Friday

Free practice

Friday in Brno bore witness to a simply stunning performance from Yamaha R3 bLU cRU rider Galang Hendra Pratama as he completely dominated the opening day of Round 5 of the 2017 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship. The 19-year-old Indonesian topped both free practice sessions, setting a 2:18.041 to end the day 0.359s ahead of the rest the field and making it through to SP2 on Saturday. 16-year-old Italian Luca Bernardi ended Friday in 18th, with Hugo de Cancellis from France in 21st and Dutch rider Dennis Koopman in 25th, with all three progressing into Saturday's SP1.