Press releases from the 125cc and Moto2 teams after the first day of practice at Motegi:
Positive start in Japan for Salom
With sixth and eighth place in the free practices Luis Salom made a good start in Japan. At the Motegi circuit, the rider of RW Racing GP ultimately set a laptime of 2.00.438 in the second session. Only four riders, led by Maverick Vinales, came under two minutes.