Championship chief Toprak Razgatlioglu accomplished day one at WorldSBK Jerez third behind title rival Jonathan Rea and race two winner in Catalunya Michael Rinaldi.
Razgatlioglu, who leads The biggest method by Simply one level with three rounds to go, started the day quickest in FP1.
However, the 24 yr-previous was the lone journeyr Contained in the very biggest eight To not go faster all by way of this afternoon’s working As a Outcome of of ‘An extreme quantity of spinning’.
Razgatlioglu said: “Not A nasty start And in addition A particular really feeling with the grip because we had two new tyres that we tried.
“Not A nasty session this afternoon and we tried To discover A great setup for the race, however I’m Unlikely joyful.
“I tried For A quick lap time However it was not coming because we had An extreme quantity of spinning. An important is the race and We’re On A daily basis working for the race.
“Tomorrow I really feel we Shall be really feeling Tons greater because We’ll try one other setup. We will see tomorrow.”
Collectively with the common SC0 and SCX AO557 tyres, Pirelli has launched A mannequin new SC1 A0721 and A0674 entrance tyre enchancment selection for this weekend, whereas the AO415 SCX rear May even be new.
Razgatlioglu tried a quantity of mixtures however is presently not sure of his selection for tomorrow’s opening race based mostly on the ‘huge distinction’ he really feels.
“I tried A mannequin new one However it was Simply Simply like the SC0. I really feel the AO557 Is biggest However it was not scorching right now,” added Razgatlioglu.
“We are Engaged on the SC0 tyre with A particular setup, however then with A particular tyre we use one other setup, because I journey the bike and really feel An monumental distinction. Every tyre I really feel completely different with.”