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MotoGP Japan 2012: Dani Pedrosa and the leaders of Moto2 and Moto3 rule on the first day
MotoGP Japan 2012: Dani Pedrosa and the leaders of Moto2 and Moto3 rule on the first day

The start of the first day of free practice for the MotoGP World Championship in the Japanese circuit of Motegi has concluded with the leaders of the general classification of Moto3 and Moto2, Sandro Cortese (Red Bull KTM Ajo) and Marc Márquez (Team Catalunya Caixa Repsol), leading the times table. In MotoGP, Dani pedrosa He did the same in the second session with a Jorge Lorenzo who set the best record in the first and later stayed within a tenth. Casey Stoner (Repsol Honda Team) in his comeback was seventh to less than nine tenths.

Moto3: Sandro Cortese rules, Maverick Viñales ends with a crash

Sandro Cortese

The leader of Moto3, Sandro Cortese, has set the fastest time of the day in FP2 after in the first session the rains that fell during the night forced the pilots to take extra precautions. The German has set a time of 1'59.448 thus lowering his previous time of 1'59.7 achieved minutes before.

Along with Sandro Cortese, Maverick Viñales (Blusens Avintia) and Zulfahmi Khiruddin (Airasia-SIC-AJO) have also dropped to 1.59. The Spaniard suffered a fall after setting his record of 1'59.799 in the absence of a quarter of an hour for the conclusion of training and had to end the day. The Malaysian each race is stronger and will give the bell in nothing.

Another who kissed the asphalt was Roman Fenati (Team Italia FMI), but still his record of 1'59.938 allowed him to maintain the fourth position followed by Louis rossi (Racing Team Germany) and of Luis Salom (RW Racing GP), which still has pain in the shoulder that was hit in the Aragon Grand Prix.

There have been quite a few falls like those of Adrián Martin (JHK T-shirt Laglisse), Niklas Ajo (TT Motion Events Racing) and Brad Binder (RW Racing GP). The most spectacular was suffered by Niccolò Antonelli (San Carlo Honda Gresini Moto3) who was later able to start again.

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