2012 Estoril Moto2 FP3 Result: Marquez Leads By A Large Margin

Marc Marquez has ended the final session of free practice for the Moto2 class at Estoril on top of the timesheets, leading the session by a very comfortable margin, having put a third of a second over the rest of the field. Thomas Luthi took 2nd spot, the Swiss rider in turn nearly four tenths of Scott Redding. Pol Espargaro finished the session in 4th spot, ahead of a much improved Julian Simon and French Moto2 rookie Johann Zarco. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Diff Previous
1 93 Marc MARQUEZ SUTER 1'41.041    
2 12 Thomas LUTHI SUTER 1'41.373 0.332 0.332
3 45 Scott REDDING KALEX 1'41.763 0.722 0.390
4 40 Pol ESPARGARO KALEX 1'41.781 0.740 0.018
5 60 Julian SIMON SUTER 1'41.893 0.852 0.112
6 5 Johann ZARCO MOTOBI 1'41.996 0.955 0.103
7 29 Andrea IANNONE SPEED UP 1'42.038 0.997 0.042
8 18 Nicolas TEROL SUTER 1'42.064 1.023 0.026
9 38 Bradley SMITH TECH 3 1'42.126 1.085 0.062
10 36 Mika KALLIO KALEX 1'42.155 1.114 0.029
11 77 Dominique AEGERTER SUTER 1'42.161 1.120 0.006
12 80 Esteve RABAT KALEX 1'42.229 1.188 0.068
13 63 Mike DI MEGLIO SPEED UP 1'42.289 1.248 0.060
14 30 Takaaki NAKAGAMI KALEX 1'42.300 1.259 0.011
15 24 Toni ELIAS SUTER 1'42.314 1.273 0.014
16 15 Alex DE ANGELIS SUTER 1'42.350 1.309 0.036
17 71 Claudio CORTI KALEX 1'42.452 1.411 0.102
18 88 Ricard CARDUS AJR 1'42.503 1.462 0.051
19 19 Xavier SIMEON TECH 3 1'42.562 1.521 0.059
20 95 Anthony WEST MORIWAKI 1'42.639 1.598 0.077
21 3 Simone CORSI FTR 1'42.653 1.612 0.014
22 72 Yuki TAKAHASHI SUTER 1'42.785 1.744 0.132
23 49 Axel PONS KALEX 1'43.051 2.010 0.266
24 8 Gino REA MORIWAKI 1'43.063 2.022 0.012
25 14 Ratthapark WILAIROT MORIWAKI 1'43.122 2.081 0.059
26 44 Roberto ROLFO SUTER 1'43.212 2.171 0.090
27 4 Randy KRUMMENACHER KALEX 1'43.220 2.179 0.008
28 76 Max NEUKIRCHNER KALEX 1'43.626 2.585 0.406
29 7 Alexander LUNDH MZ-RE HONDA 1'44.655 3.614 1.029
30 47 Angel RODRIGUEZ FTR 1'44.966 3.925 0.311
31 82 Elena ROSELL MORIWAKI 1'45.570 4.529 0.604
32 10 Marco COLANDREA FTR 1'46.385 5.344 0.815

 

Race Details
2012
Marc Marquez has ended the final session of free practice for the Moto2 class at Estoril on top of the timesheets, leading the session by a very comfortable margin, having put a third of a second over the rest of the field. Thomas Luthi took 2nd spot, the Swiss rider in turn nearly four tenths of Scott Redding. Pol Espargaro finished the session in 4th spot, ahead of a much improved Julian Simon and French Moto2 rookie Johann Zarco. Results:

Comments

More equal

I can't escape the thought that Marques's CBR motor is a little more equal than the others.

Total votes: 5

David did suggest he was

David did suggest he was going to write about the growing paddock chat on this subject following the 'sitting up' on the long straight at Qatar. Wonder if he's waiting for a run away win tomorrow before he publishes?

Total votes: 4

Seriously? It cannot be the

Seriously? It cannot be the rider with the rolling chassis and fairing. It must be the engine or ECU, right?

Maybe the reason no article has been written about this, is because there's not too much to it ....

Total votes: 9

Definitely

I think that Marc Marquez himself is a little more equal than others.
Boy is gifted!

Total votes: 8

Maybe those suggesting that

Maybe those suggesting that Marquez and team are cheating don't remember what that boy did to the 125cc field ...

Total votes: 8

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