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