Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Raul Fernandez claimed high establish within the opening gentle-weight class session of the weekend in San Marino
Red Bull KTM Ajo’s Raul Fernandez clinched high establish within the opening session of the Lenovo San Marino and Rimini Riviera Big Prix, with the Spaniard a happy two tenths obvious of Gabriel Rodrigo (Kömmerling Gresini Moto3) in 2nd and over half a 2nd obvious of Red Bull KTM Tech 3’s Ayumu Sasaki in third.
It used to be the major replace for the gentle-weight class to taste the freshly resurfaced Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli and Fernandez’s 1: 42.501 used to be impressively lower than seven tenths of a 2nd adrift of the fastest-ever Moto3™ lap, a 1: 41.823 space by Jorge Martin on his map to pole enlighten in 2018.
The 19-year-dilapidated’s closest competitors were Rodrigo and Sasaki, with the Eastern rider’s teammate, Deniz Öncü, now not having fun with the same fortunes after the Turk crashed out, unhurt, within the opening moments of FP1. Petronas Sprinta Racing’s John McPhee and victor last time out on the Red Bull Ring, SKY Racing Team VR46’s Celestino Vietti, done the tip 5 with the pair both six tenths adrift of the pacesetter.
Pull&Undergo Aspar Team’s Stefano Nepa ended up sixth, forward Rivacold Snipers Team’s Tony Arbolino and World Championship leader Albert Arenas (Pull&Undergo Aspar Team). Tatsuki Suzuki rolled out at Misano for the major time since his emotional debut take hang of in 2019, and the SIC58 Squadra Corse man started his weekend with a lap appropriate ample for ninth on the timesheets, nine tenths adrift of high establish. Taking the last establish for the length of the tip ten used to be Estrella Galicia 0,0’s Sergio Garcia.
FP1 high 10:
1. Raul Fernandez (Red Bull KTM Ajo) – 1: 42.501
2. Gabriel Rodrigo (Kömmerling Gresini Moto3) + 0.234
3. Ayumu Sasaki (Red Bull KTM Tech3) + 0.566
4. John McPhee (Petronas Sprinta Racing) + 0.627
5. Celestino Vietti (SKY Racing Team VR46) + 0.645
6. Stefano Nepa (Pull&Undergo Aspar Team Moto3) + 0.793
7. Tony Arbolino (Rivacold Snipers Team) + 0.799
8. Albert Arenas (Pull&Undergo Aspar Team Moto3) + 0.817
9. Tatsuki Suzuki (SIC58 Squadra Corse) + 0.899
10. Sergio Garcia (Estrella Galicia 0,0) + 0.917
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