MotoGP Riders fear Aragon GP FP3 delay not enough for safer conditions

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Several MotoGP riders have raised concerns that the 30-minute delay to Saturday's Aragon Grand Prix FP3 won't be enough to ensure safer track conditions
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Friday morning's 45-minute FP1 session was delayed by over half an hour to allow track temperatures to come up to the minimum 12 degrees Michelin's tyres need to work safely.

This didn't stop five riders from suffering front-end crashes during the session, though, and this was despite the front tyre allocation being tweaked to allow for an additional soft front.

With MotoGP's visit to Aragon taking place several weeks later than normal, morning conditions will remain cold and MotoGP has taken the decision to delay all FP3 sessions by 30 minutes and Sunday's warm-up sessions by 20 minutes.

However, Honda's Alex Marquez - who was caught out by the cold conditions in FP1 - believes this delay won't…
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