MotoGP Assen 2016
MotoGP Assen 2016: For the first time since the Dutch TT began its role as the longest running motorcycle Grand Prix event in 1949, the MotoGP race at Assen will be held on Sunday instead of its traditional Saturday. The crowd for FP3-4 and Qualifying was great, noticeable larger than we used to get when this second day of the weekend was held on Friday. A large crowd is expected today as well, so this new format should serve the Assen circuit nicely, even while it upsets the purists who dislike the change in tradition. Below, a selection of images from the first two days here at this fantastic circuit, the self-proclaimed Cathedral of Speed.
With Andrea Iannone the fastest man on track for the Friday practices, he received a lot of attention from Valentino Rossi, and the two riders seemed usually, if not always, to be riding around together.
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