Jack Miller was satisfied with his first day's work at the Spanish Grand Prix today as he got to grips with another new circuit to him in the MotoGP class.
Just one year on from starting the Moto3 race from pole position at this circuit the CWM LCR Honda rookie set a competitive pace on his Open class machine in this morning's opening free practice, when he lapped just two seconds shy of what would prove to be the fastest lap of the day in 21st position.
Like the majority of riders Miller was unable to improve his lap time in the afternoon as track temperatures at Jerez de la Frontera soared from 23å¼C to 43å¼C but he is hopeful of continuing his progression tomorrow, as he looks to build on his Open class 'victory' at the last event in Argentina two weeks ago.
‰ÛÏI hasn't been a bad day today." Miller reflected. "It's nice to be back at a European circuit, it's a little smaller and tighter here than the last couple of tracks we have been to and we have found some problems with rear grip so we'll be looking to work on that tomorrow.
‰ÛÏThe important thing is that we are making progress and as long as we can continue to do that I'm looking forward to picking up in Sunday's race from where we left off in Argentina.‰Û