2013 Le Mans Moto2 Race Result: Treacherous Race Crowns Maiden Winner

Race summary and results for Moto2:

Scott Redding has taken his first ever Moto2 race win after an extremely tricky French Grand Prix. The British youngster rode a measured and careful race whilst maintaining a very consistent pace, taking the win after the race was red flagged due to rain with two laps to go. His teammate Mika Kallio finished in second place ahead of Belgian rider Xavier Simeon. Dominique Aegerter and hometown hero Johan Zarco completed the top five after initially pushing Redding very hard in the fight for victoy.

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2013 Le Mans MotoGP Warm Up Result: Lorenzo Tops Crutchlow And Marquez In Wet

Track was still wet for the MotoGP warm up, which saw the lead swapping hands a lot, between Jorge Lorenzo, Marc Marquez, Stefan Bradl, and Aleix Espargaro. Lorenzo came out on top, finishing ahead of Cal Crutchlow and Marquez.

Results:

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2013 Le Mans Moto3 Warm Up Result: Miller Tops Wet Session

The weather has finally turned at Le Mans, the track is wet, and though it is not currently raining, it could start at any moment. A wet track means new names at the top of the timesheets, with Jack Miller setting the fastest time in the wet, ahead of Miguel Oliveira and Miller's Racing Team Germany teammate John McPhee.

Results:

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2013 Le Mans MotoGP Saturday Round Up: Of Exceptional Rookies, Real Race Pace, And What It Takes To Be Champion

Marc Marquez is just starting to let the mask slip. Asked in the press conference about the fact that he will start from pole at Le Mans, despite this weekend being the first time he has ridden a MotoGP bike at the French track, Marquez admitted he always has to play down his chances ahead of each weekend. "On Thursday, I always need to say something similar," he said.

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2013 Le Mans MotoGP Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the MotoGP teams and Bridgestone after qualifying for tomorrow's French Grand Prix at Le Mans:


Marquez takes pole in Le Mans but crash impedes Pedrosa

In today's qualifying for the GP of France, Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez took his second ever MotoGP career pole position, at the very circuit he achieved his first ever pole in GP racing in the 125cc class in 2009. His teammate, Dani Pedrosa, could only manage 6th after a crash in turn two early in the session restricted his number of flying laps.

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2013 Le Mans Moto2 And Moto3 Saturday Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases from the Moto2 and Moto3 teams after qualifying at Le Mans:


Second row for Alex Rins

Repsol rider takes fourth best time in qualifying. Teammate Alex Marquez will start from seventh.

Under the constant threat of rain at Le Mans, Alex Rins and Alex Marquez took fourth and seventh, respectively, on the grid for the French GP. Pole position went to Maverick Viñales. The results from qualifying today mean that Rins will start from the second row and Marquez the third, with the latter adapting well to a new track.

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2013 Le Mans MotoGP QP Result: Lap Times Tumble in Chaotic Qualifying

Summary of qualifying and results for MotoGP:

Marc Marquez has taken his second pole position of the season following a blisteringly fast MotoGP qualifying session. The dynamic rookie fought off a stern challenge from Jorge Lorenzo, finishing a mere three hundredths of a second ahead of his newest rival and compatriot. Andrea Dovizioso caused a huge surprise by ending the session with a rapid lap that saw him snatch the final spot on the front row and trump the battered Briton Cal Crutchlow by six thousandths of a second.

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2013 Le Mans MotoGP FP4 Result: Lorenzo Responds In Red-Flagged Session

Jorge Lorenzo responded to Marc Marquez's early domination on Saturday by heading the fourth MotoGP free practice session. In doing so he went about setting the fastest lap of the weekend, which was faster than Dani Pedrosa's race lap record from last year and a tenth quicker than last year's pole position lap time. Marquez finished the session in second place despite a crash on the approach to the Dunlop chicane while Dani Pedrosa finished third ahead of Valentino Rossi, Stefan Bradl and Andrea Dovizioso.

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2013 Le Mans Moto2 FP3 Result: Rabat Edges Redding In Crash-Filled Session

Tito Rabat has finally deposed Scott Redding from the top of the Moto2 timesheets, setting the fastest time in the final session of free practice at Le Mans. The Pons Tuenti HP 40 rider put in a late charge to sit at the top of the standings, with Redding closing in at the end of the session.

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2013 Le Mans MotoGP FP3 Result: Marquez Dominates Saturday Morning

Scintillating Spanish rookie Marc Marquez finished FP3 half a second quicker than the rest of the MotoGP field. The Repsol Honda rider's stunning lap time of 1:33.600 was close to the pole position time of last years French grand prix. Jorge Lorenzo finished in second place followed by the third of the championship contenders Dani Pedrosa. Ducati continued their impressive showing for the weekend thus far with Nicky Hayden finishing the session in fourth ahead of Cal Crutchlow and his Ducati teammate Andrea Dovizioso.

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2013 Le Mans Moto3 FP3 Result: Folger Heads Crash Strewn Session

A cold, damp track and bright sunshine greeted the Moto3 riders for their third practice session, in which young German charger Jonas Folger topped the time sheets. Maverick Vinales finished second, a tenth behind and some six tenths off yesterdays fastest time set by Spaniard Alex Rins, who ended FP3 in third place. Mahindra rider Miguel Oliveira finished in fourth while Niccolo Antonelli rounded out the top five. 

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