Estoril Moto2: Takahashi Tops Friday

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2011 Portugal Moto2

The Moto2 class experienced different fortunes over the MotoGP class with the weather during the first two free practice sessions on Friday at Estoril, Portugal.

The Moto2 grid enjoyed good conditions for the morning session (FP1), but was affected by rain in the afternoon session (FP2).

Yuki Takahashi (Gresini Racing) topped the day’s times with a 1’42.202, closely followed by Tom Lüthi (Interwetten Paddock Moto2) at 0.011s further back and Marc Márquez (Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol) who was 0.042s off the Japanese rider’s time.

Scott Redding (Marc VDS Racing) and Michele Pirro (Gresini Racing) were both in the top five, with Mika Kallio (Marc VDS Racing), Bradley Smith (Tech 3), Stefan Bradl (Viessmann Kiefer Racing), Andrea Iannone (Speed Master) and Alex de Angelis (JiR Moto2) all inside the top 10.

2011 Moto2: Estoril Free Practice 1 Results

Pos.Num.RiderNationTeamBikeKm/hTimeGap 1st/Prev.
1.72Yuki TAKAHASHIJPNGresini Racing Moto2Moriwaki267.71’42.402
2.12Thomas LUTHISWIInterwetten Paddock Moto2Suter264.41’42.4130.011 / 0.011
3.93Marc MARQUEZSPATeam CatalunyaCaixa RepsolSuter273.01’42.4550.053 / 0.042
4.45Scott REDDINGGBRMarc VDS Racing TeamSuter265.41’42.6020.200 / 0.147
5.51Michele PIRROITAGresini Racing Moto2Moriwaki266.61’42.7060.304 / 0.104
6.36Mika KALLIOFINMarc VDS Racing TeamSuter270.91’42.7800.378 / 0.074
7.38Bradley SMITHGBRTech 3 RacingTech 3267.61’42.7850.383 / 0.005
8.65Stefan BRADLGERViessmann Kiefer RacingKalex270.11’42.9210.519 / 0.136
9.29Andrea IANNONEITASpeed MasterSuter267.71’42.9220.520 / 0.001
10.15Alex DE ANGELISRSMJIR Moto2Motobi271.51’42.9400.538 / 0.018
11.88Ricard CARDUSSPAQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki262.61’42.9910.589 / 0.051
12.77Dominique AEGERTERSWITechnomag-CIPSuter268.81’42.9990.597 / 0.008
13.71Claudio CORTIITAItaltrans Racing TeamSuter264.61’43.1310.729 / 0.132
14.3Simone CORSIITAIoda Racing ProjectFTR263.91’43.1500.748 / 0.019
15.60Julian SIMONSPAMapfre Aspar Team Moto2Suter266.71’43.1550.753 / 0.005
16.34Esteve RABATSPABlusens-STXFTR265.91’43.2070.805 / 0.052
17.14Ratthapark WILAIROTTHAThai Honda Singha SAGFTR267.31’43.4111.009 / 0.204
18.68Yonny HERNANDEZCOLBlusens-STXFTR268.91’43.4411.039 / 0.030
19.16Jules CLUZELFRANGM Forward RacingSuter265.91’43.4951.093 / 0.054
20.40Aleix ESPARGAROSPAPons HP 40Pons Kalex270.31’43.5571.155 / 0.062
21.63Mike DI MEGLIOFRATech 3 RacingTech 3268.11’43.5611.159 / 0.004
22.54Kenan SOFUOGLUTURTechnomag-CIPSuter265.91’43.5791.177 / 0.018
23.13Anthony WESTAUSMZ Racing TeamMZ-RE Honda265.11’43.6161.214 / 0.037
24.75Mattia PASINIITAIoda Racing ProjectFTR266.01’43.6241.222 / 0.008
25.9Kenny NOYESUSAAvintia-STXFTR264.71’43.7511.349 / 0.127
26.35Raffaele DE ROSAITADesguaces La Torre G22Moriwaki265.51’43.8631.461 / 0.112
27.44Pol ESPARGAROSPAHP Tuenti Speed UpFTR270.71’43.8781.476 / 0.015
28.25Alex BALDOLINIITANGM Forward RacingSuter266.41’43.9251.523 / 0.047
29.80Axel PONSSPAPons HP 40Pons Kalex271.41’44.0591.657 / 0.134
30.4Randy KRUMMENACHERSWIGP Team Switzerland Kiefer RacingKalex268.81’44.0971.695 / 0.038
31.53Valentin DEBISEFRASpeed UpFTR268.71’44.2111.809 / 0.114
32.21Javier FORESSPAMapfre Aspar Team Moto2Suter264.31’44.2531.851 / 0.042
33.19Xavier SIMEONBELTech 3 BTech 3265.61’44.6802.278 / 0.427
34.76Max NEUKIRCHNERGERMZ Racing TeamMZ-RE Honda265.81’44.7392.337 / 0.059
35.64Santiago HERNANDEZCOLSAG TeamFTR265.81’45.5033.101 / 0.764
36.39Robertino PIETRIVENItaltrans Racing TeamSuter263.91’45.9333.531 / 0.430
37.95Mashel AL NAIMIQATQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki260.31’45.9933.591 / 0.060
38.49Kev COGHLANGBRAeroport de CastelloFTR262.61’47.1634.761 / 1.170
39.97Steven ODENDAALRSAMS RacingSuter262.11’48.1795.777 / 1.016
99Lukasz WARGALAPOLDesguaces La Torre G22Moriwaki

 

2011 Moto2: Estoril Free Practice 2 Results

Pos.Num.RiderNationTeamBikeKm/hTimeGap 1st/Prev.
1.72Yuki TAKAHASHIJPNGresini Racing Moto2Moriwaki255.51’51.606
2.88Ricard CARDUSSPAQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki254.21’51.9600.354 / 0.354
3.51Michele PIRROITAGresini Racing Moto2Moriwaki246.61’53.3101.704 / 1.350
4.38Bradley SMITHGBRTech 3 RacingTech 3247.71’53.4701.864 / 0.160
5.93Marc MARQUEZSPATeam CatalunyaCaixa RepsolSuter256.41’53.9802.374 / 0.510
6.4Randy KRUMMENACHERSWIGP Team Switzerland Kiefer RacingKalex252.81’54.1622.556 / 0.182
7.19Xavier SIMEONBELTech 3 BTech 3249.31’54.2182.612 / 0.056
8.35Raffaele DE ROSAITADesguaces La Torre G22Moriwaki239.31’54.2812.675 / 0.063
9.21Javier FORESSPAMapfre Aspar Team Moto2Suter251.21’55.2853.679 / 1.004
10.45Scott REDDINGGBRMarc VDS Racing TeamSuter247.61’55.6284.022 / 0.343
11.95Mashel AL NAIMIQATQMMF Racing TeamMoriwaki248.71’55.8804.274 / 0.252
12.25Alex BALDOLINIITANGM Forward RacingSuter250.91’56.0714.465 / 0.191
13.64Santiago HERNANDEZCOLSAG TeamFTR242.51’57.1815.575 / 1.110
14.3Simone CORSIITAIoda Racing ProjectFTR239.81’57.2975.691 / 0.116
15.9Kenny NOYESUSAAvintia-STXFTR238.11’57.3165.710 / 0.019
16.97Steven ODENDAALRSAMS RacingSuter248.21’58.7967.190 / 1.480