Misano MotoGP: Talmacsi fastest in the 125cc practice session
Hungarian rider Gabor Talmacsi kicked off MotoGP proceedings this weekend by taking first place on the timesheets in this morning's practice session at Misano.
I.C. Team rider Andrea Iannone was second quickest with a time just 0.142 seconds slower than leader Talmacsi. Spanish rider Nicolas Terol took third on his Jack 7 Jones WRB Aprilia.
Brit rider Bradley Smith put in a solid performance to take 4th place for the Polaris World Team. That left Spaniards Pol Espargaro and Joan Olive to take 5th and 6th respectively.
Fellow British rider Scott Redding was just over 1.3 seconds off the pace, ending the practice in 11th place on the timesheets.
Danny Webb finished 19th, 2.3 seconds off the pace, on his Degraaf Grand Prix Aprilia.
Here's the top 10 rider results:
1 Gabor TALMACSI HUN Bancaja Aspar Team Aprilia 1'45.465
2 Andrea IANNONE ITA I.C. Team Aprilia 1'45.607
3 Nicolas TEROL SPA Jack & Jones WRB Aprilia 1'45.891
4 Bradley SMITH GBR Polaris World Aprilia 1'46.000
5 Pol ESPARGARO SPA Belson Derbi Derbi 1'46.072
6 Joan OLIVE SPA Belson Derbi Derbi 1'46.359
7 Mike DI MEGLIO FRA Ajo Motorsport Derbi 1'46.496
8 Simone CORSI ITA Jack & Jones WRB Aprilia 1'46.562
9 Marc MARQUEZ SPA Repsol KTM 125cc KTM 1'46.667
10 Dominique AEGERTER SWI Ajo Motorsport Derbi 1'46.746