2014 Valencia Moto3 FP3: Miller Fastest On Cool Morning

Chilly morning conditions greeted the Moto3 riders at Valencia as the air temperature sat at a brisk fifteen degrees, the track temperature was a degree warmer. Australian Jack Miller excelled in the cooler conditions and topped the session with a time of 1:39.068, his time was six tenths quicker than Niccolo Antonelli managed yesterday. Miller was also consistent - the Championship contender improved his lap time regularly throughout, one run in particular saw three consecutive scorching laps.

Rookie rider Juanfran Guevara continued his impressive second half of the season to post the second quickest time less than a tenth behind Miller. He finished ahead of John McPhee, Isaac Vinales and Championship leader Alex Marquez who was three tenths shy of the fastest time. Husqvarna rider Niklas Ajo claimed sixth spot and was followed by Romano Fenati and Alex Rins. Jorge Navarro guided his Kalex KTM machine to ninth place ahead of his countryman Efren Vazquez who rounded out the top ten. 

Results:

Pos. Num. Rider Bike Time Diff Diff Prev
1 8 Jack MILLER KTM 1'39.068    
2 58 Juanfran GUEVARA Kalex KTM 1'39.156 0.088 0.088
3 17 John MCPHEE Honda 1'39.246 0.178 0.090
4 32 Isaac VIÑALES KTM 1'39.340 0.272 0.094
5 12 Alex MARQUEZ Honda 1'39.377 0.309 0.037
6 31 Niklas AJO Husqvarna 1'39.402 0.334 0.025
7 5 Romano FENATI KTM 1'39.531 0.463 0.129
8 42 Alex RINS Honda 1'39.604 0.536 0.073
9 99 Jorge NAVARRO Kalex KTM 1'39.643 0.575 0.039
10 7 Efren VAZQUEZ Honda 1'39.700 0.632 0.057
11 52 Danny KENT Husqvarna 1'39.731 0.663 0.031
12 23 Niccolò ANTONELLI KTM 1'39.772 0.704 0.041
13 44 Miguel OLIVEIRA Mahindra 1'39.876 0.808 0.104
14 41 Brad BINDER Mahindra 1'39.958 0.890 0.082
15 84 Jakub KORNFEIL KTM 1'40.055 0.987 0.097
16 10 Alexis MASBOU Honda 1'40.094 1.026 0.039
17 14 Albert ARENAS KTM 1'40.095 1.027 0.001
18 98 Karel HANIKA KTM 1'40.178 1.110 0.083
19 19 Alessandro TONUCCI Mahindra 1'40.252 1.184 0.074
20 33 Enea BASTIANINI KTM 1'40.295 1.227 0.043
21 13 Jasper IWEMA Mahindra 1'40.304 1.236 0.009
22 38 Hafiq AZMI KTM 1'40.571 1.503 0.267
23 16 Andrea MIGNO Mahindra 1'40.586 1.518 0.015
24 63 Zulfahmi KHAIRUDDIN Honda 1'40.662 1.594 0.076
25 3 Matteo FERRARI Mahindra 1'40.805 1.737 0.143
26 21 Francesco BAGNAIA KTM 1'40.864 1.796 0.059
27 6 Maria HERRERA Honda 1'40.927 1.859 0.063
28 65 Philipp OETTL Kalex KTM 1'41.039 1.971 0.112
29 43 Luca GRÜNWALD Kalex KTM 1'41.043 1.975 0.004
30 91 Gabriel RODRIGO KTM 1'41.056 1.988 0.013
31 55 Andrea LOCATELLI Mahindra 1'41.119 2.051 0.063
32 95 Jules DANILO Mahindra 1'41.229 2.161 0.110
33 4 Gabriel RAMOS Kalex KTM 1'41.460 2.392 0.231
34 9 Scott DEROUE Kalex KTM 1'41.462 2.394 0.002

 

Round Number: 
18
2014
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