Record for Remy! Gardner steals the show in Jerez

Rem Gardner on track in post-season testing 2019

Australian rider Remy Gardner caught the eye with an impressive performance at day one of Moto2™ testing in Jerez.

The Onexox TKKR SAG Team rider was fastest in testing on Wednesday (local time), zipping around the track in a best time of 1:40.848s.

Gardner did not just go fastest - he also broke the lap record, an encouraging sign ahead of what shapes as a crucial 2020 season.

Just two riders, Italtrans Racing Team’s Enea Bastianini and Liqui Moly Intact GP’s Tom Luthi, were able to get within half a second of Gardner.

Last year’s Moto2™ European champion, Edgar Pons, was fourth quickest.

Gardner is still searching for his first Moto2™ win, but finished second in the Argentina race last year.

He finished 15th in the 2019 standings.

Moto2™ testing continues in Spain for two more days before another run of testing in Qatar starts later this month.

Qatar also hosts the season-opening event from March 6-8.

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