The top five in Friday’s run remain unchanged ahead of qualifying in Qatar
Augusta Fernandez will lead Red Bull KTM Ajo 1-2 in the Moto2 кваліфіка qualifier at the Qatar Grand Prix as the top five positions remain unchanged in the combined standings. Fernandez 1: 59.112 0.160 seconds faster than his teammate Pedro Acosta – crashed in FP3 – and injured Marcel Schroter (Liqui Moly Intact GP) closes the top three in free practice.
Most likely declining in complex FP3
As expected, there were not many riders who managed to go faster than on Friday afternoon. However, the injured Sam Lowes (Elf Marc VDS Racing Team) was able to jump to P6 in the overall standings on the late lap, as a result of which he got P1 in FP3, but it was 0.4 seconds from the fastest weekend time. established by Fernandez. Acosta crashed on turn 1 when we saw many riders come out on the deck in the windy FP3, including his Q2 qualifying colleague Jake Dixon (Inde GASGAS Aspar Team).
Top 14, 2nd quarter qualifiers in Qatar
Celestina Vieti of the Mooney VR46 Racing Team is in fourth place before the opening qualifying sessions of the season, the Italian ahead of Arona Canetta (Flexbox HP40) by 0.007 seconds. Lowes is sixth thanks to a fantastic lap in FP3 despite left wrist tendonitis, with Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia), rookie Philip Salach (Gresini Racing Moto2 ™), Somkiat Chantra (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) and American Cameron Bobby (American Racing) closes the top 10.
Dixon was transferred to P11 and after his accident on the 5th turn the British racer is ahead of Tony Arbalino (Elf Marc VDS Racing Team) and two FP3 improvers – Joe Roberts (Italtrans Racing Team) and Jorge Navarro (Flexbox HP40). On Saturday, the duo took the top 14 places.
Lorenzo Dala Porta (Italtrans Racing Team), Marcos Ramirez (MV Agusta Forward Racing), Romano Fenati (MB Conveyors Speed Up) and Manuel Gonzalez (Yamaha VR46 Master Camp) also crashed in FP3 – the latter went for a checkup at the medical center.
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Top 10 together:
1. Augusta Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo) – 1: 59.112
2. Red Bull KTM Ajo + 0.160
3. Marcel Schreter (Liqui Moly Intact GP) + 0.164
4. Celestina Viet (Mooney VR46 Racing Team) + 0.437
5. Aaron Kane (Flexbox HP40) + 0.444
6. Sam Lowes (Elf Marc VDS Racing Team) + 0.482
7. Ai Ogura (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) + 0.547
8. Philip Salak (Gresini Racing Moto2 ™) + 0.554
9. Somkiyat Chantra (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) + 0.590
10. Cameron Bobby (American Racing) + 0.593
Fernandez is the fastest overall, Lowes is the tallest in FP3
Source link Fernandez is the fastest overall, Lowes is the tallest in FP3