MotoGP: Josh Herrin Testing In Jerez

Cycle News Staff | February 19, 2014

Josh Herrin completed his second day of testing at the Jerez Circuit today, the Catherham team rider ending day two of the Spanish test with the 22nd best time – though only 1.2 seconds off the pace of the fastest lap turned in over the two days thus far by Interwetten Paddock Moto2’s Thomas Luthi.

Luthi’s best time was a 1:42.515 with Herrin’s best coming in the final session on day two – a 1:43.732.

“This morning I had a small crash as I was waiting to follow someone and let the tires cool down too much,” Herrin said. “Luckily there wasn’t much damage and I was able to head back out pretty quickly. Today I managed to do 43s consistently so I’m pleased with that and looking forward to tomorrow.”

Thirty-three riders are taking part in the test.

Herrin’s teammate Johann Zarco ended day two with with a personal best of 1:43.216 – just .701 of a second from Luthi’s best.

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