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.