MotoGP Catalunya: Sam Lowes back on top in Moto2, Arbolino leads Moto3
Sam Lowes leads the Moto2 FP3 session with Arbolino the fastest Moto3 man.
Sam Lowes finishes the FP3 Moto2 session within 0.100 of the Moto2 lap record, 0.229 ahead of American Racing’s Marcos Ramirez, a rider who makes a surprise but very welcome appearance in second place.
Title leader Luca Marini finished in third place, looking to gain some pace in the qualifying session later today. Fabio Di Giannantonio is making major strides this season, taking fourth place after having issues all season with the new front wheel size.
Jorge Martin finished in the top 5, he returns after missing both of the Misano races following a positive COVID-19 test.
Marcel Schrotter took the sixth spot leading Marco Bezzecchi who suffered a crash in the session. Remy Gardner who returns from injury is not letting this hinder him, finishing in P8 ahead of Xavi Vierge.
Augusto Fernandez rounds off the top 10, 0.600 from P1.
Full Moto2 results:
Tony Arbolino sets the Moto3 pace at Catalunya as the fastest riders go within smelling distance of the lap record of 1:48.433 set by Aron Canet in 2019.
Romano Fenati seems to have found something, he finishes the session in P2 following his win at Misano last weekend, behind him is Jaume Masia, a rider looking to win his first race on the Honda.
Sergio Garcia finishes in fourth, a rider we have barely heard about this season, the Valencia 2019 winner is looking to get back up to the top.
Gabriel Rodrigo, a regular face in the top 10 was the 5th placed man ahead of Dennis Foggia and Andrea Migno.
Raul Fernandez who led the FP1 session and his teammate Kaito Toba took the eighth and ninths. Darryn Binder rounds off the top 10, 0.573 from P1.
Full Moto3 results:
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