Jorge Lorenzo

was satisfied with his performance in the Italian first MotoGP practice session. This Yamaha rider said his team was getting close to the speed of the Honda. Lorenzo finished fourth in the 2011 Motogp Italy Free Practice I. Record time of about 0.2 seconds slower than Marco Simoncelli who became best timekeeper.

In the 2011 Motogp Italy Free Practice II Result, the Mugello Circuit rain. Lorenzo chose not to participate and remain in the paddock. "In the afternoon the track was not perfect. So, we decided to stay in the garage," said Lorenzo on MotoGP's official website. "I feel confident because I like Mugello. I am very comfortable driving on the new asphalt and this morning everything was fine. We were all in the team has done a fantastic job so far," added the Spaniard rider.

Lorenzo is currently assessing his team perilously close to Honda. He was quite optimistic looking race on Sunday. "In my opinion, we are now in a position closest to the competition this season. However, to win here would be difficult, but we can! It is too early to say it, but we've grown," he concluded.