Interwetten Paddock Moto2 rider Thomas Luthi posted the fastest Moto2 time on Friday, a 1’25.458, nearly a second quicker than his Free Practice 1 time at Sachsenring in Germany.
MotoGP Free Practice
Heading into Sachsenring, Valentino Rossi was already lacking his number-one man, his Ducati Team Crew Chief Jeremy Burgess.
Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo returned to the top stop at Free Practice 3 this morning, the final FP session before qualifying for Mugello, Round 8 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.
Although the morning session was dry, a light rain plagued the second free practice session for Mugello MotoGP Friday afternoon.
Following the live timing at the first free practice session for Mugello, Round 8 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship, it looked as if it’d be another top run from Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner.
For the second time since Catalunya MotoGP, San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Marco Simoncelli will start from the pole position.
The Italian edged out Yamaha Factory Racing’s Ben Spies Friday at Assen qualifying by a mere 0.009 of a second, with the current MotoGP points’ leader, Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner, a further 0.290 of a second behind Simoncelli.