bLU cRU Rider Galang Hendra Sets the Pace for Yamaha in Assen on Friday


The five Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge riders gave it everything on Friday at the TT Circuit Assen. 19-year-old Indonesian Galang Hendra Pratama once again led the way as the quickest Yamaha rider in eighth overall with a 1:51.860 (+0.973s) to make it through to SP2 once more. Local hero Dennis Koopman was the best of the rest in 22nd and he will be joined in SP1 by Luca Bernardi who finished in 29th, Hugo de Cancellis who was 30th, and fellow Dutch rider Joep Overbeeke who ended Friday in 33rd.