Marc Marquez is clearly no rookie when it comes to riding Circuit of the Americas.
Marquez, 20, is competing in only the second MotoGP race of his life this weekend. But Friday he posted the fastest time in the second and final practice of the day, 2:05.031. That was after clocking the fastest time in the morning practice. And recording the fastest times at a private test at the circuit last month, day after day after day.
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