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Italian MotoGP: Pol Espargaro sets fastest time in 125cc free practice two

Published: 31 May 2008

Updated: 24 November 2014

Derbi rider Pol Espargaro has taken topped the time sheets in the 125cc free practice two.

With only a few seconds remaining on the clock Sandro Cortese was at the top of the time sheets with a time of 2’00”324. But Espargaro and Di Meglio put in their fastest laps in the closing seconds of the free practice.

For the majority of the 45 minute session the top spot was contested between I.C Team Aprilia rider Andrea Iannone,  Aprilia rider Nicolas Terol - who finished down in 10th and provisional pole sitter Pol Espargaro.

Iannone was the first rider to record a lap within the two minute bracket with a time of 2’00”843 with 15 minutes remaining.

British riders Danny Webb and Scott Redding finished 15th and 16th respectively . Both rider’s highest places throughout the session were 5th place.

Polaris World Aprilia rider Bradley Smith finished the session in eighth place after holding the top spot for several minutes, being the second rider to record a two minute lap with a time of 2’00”578 with eight minutes remaining.

Early front runners Gabor Talmacsi and Nicolas Terol finished sixth and 10th respectively. Bancaja Aspar Aprilia rider Sergio Gadea finished fifth.

1  P. ESPARGARO  SPA  Belson Derbi  2'00.202
2  M. DI MEGLIO  FRA  Ajo Motorsport  + 0.016
3  S. CORTESE  GER  Emmi - Caffe Latte  + 0.122
4  A. IANNONE  ITA  I.C. Team  + 0.131
5  S. GADEA  SPA  Bancaja Aspar Team  + 0.261
6  G. TALMACSI  HUN  Bancaja Aspar Team  + 0.319
7  J. OLIVE  SPA  Belson Derbi  + 0.346
8  B. SMITH  GBR  Polaris World  + 0.376
9  R. DE ROSA  ITA  Onde 2000 KTM  + 0.469
10  N. TEROL  SPA  Jack & Jones WRB  + 0.503
11  T. NAKAGAMI  JPN  I.C. Team  + 0.787
12  S. BRADL  GER  Grizzly Gas Kiefer Racing  + 0.817
13  S. CORSI  ITA  Jack & Jones WRB  + 0.901
14  R. KRUMMENACHER  SWI  Red Bull KTM 125  + 0.955
15  D. WEBB  GBR  Degraaf Grand Prix  + 1.078
16  S. REDDING  GBR  Blusens Aprilia Junior  + 1.287
17  S. BIANCO  ITA  S3+ WTR San Marino Team  + 1.403
18  S. BONSEY  USA  Degraaf Grand Prix  + 1.450
19  E. RABAT  SPA  Repsol KTM 125cc  + 1.670
20  L. SAVADORI  ITA  RCGM  + 1.862
21  M. RANSEDER  AUT  I.C. Team  + 2.097
22  D. AEGERTER  SWI  Ajo Motorsport  + 2.510
23  T. KOYAMA  JPN  ISPA KTM Aran  + 2.715
24  J. CLUZEL  FRA  Loncin Racing  + 2.849
25  R. MURESAN  ROU  Grizzly Gas Kiefer Racing  + 2.961
26  M. MARQUEZ  SPA  Repsol KTM 125cc  + 3.262
27  G. FERRO  ITA  Metasystem RS  + 3.324
28  L. ZANETTI  ITA  ISPA KTM Aran  + 3.668
29  E. VAZQUEZ  SPA  Blusens Aprilia Junior  + 3.691
30  P. NIETO  SPA  Onde 2000 KTM  + 3.748
31  L. ROSSI  FRA  FFM Honda GP 125  + 3.894
32  H. VAN DEN BERG  NED  Degraaf Grand Prix  + 4.098
33  P. TUTUSAUS  SPA  Bancaja Aspar Team  + 4.128
34  F. LAMBORGHINI  ITA  Junior GP Racing Dream  + 4.160
35  R. MORETTI  ITA  CRP Racing  + 4.867
36  R. LACALENDOLA  ITA  Matteoni Racing  + 4.937
37  A. MASBOU  FRA  Loncin Racing  + 4.999
38  L. VITALI  ITA  RCGM  + 5.115
39  R. LASSER  GER  Grizzly Gas Kiefer Racing  + 5.25

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