2015 Silverstone MotoGP FP3 Result: Lorenzo Asserts His Authority

Jorge Lorenzo has stamped his authority on the MotoGP class in the final session of FP3, putting in a blistering lap right at the end to put nearly half a second between hiimself and Marc Marquez. Both Lorenzo and Marquez were fast all session, taking the top two slots with ease, though the final moments of the session, as riders pushed for a fast lap to ensure safe passage into Q2. Andrea Dovizioso took 3rd, just ahead of Dani Pedrosa, while Scott Redding had an impressive session to secure 5th spot and go straight through to Q2.

Bradley Smith finished in 6th, just a few thousandths behind Redding, but ahead of Valentino Rossi, who had spent the session working on his race pace. After a slow Friday, Cal Crutchlow pushed for a quick lap to grab 8th place, finishing ahead of Pol Espargaro and Andrea Iannone.

Result:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Diff Previous
1 99 Jorge Lorenzo Yamaha 2'01.429    
2 93 Marc Marquez Honda 2'01.888 0.459 0.459
3 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 2'01.969 0.540 0.081
4 26 Dani Pedrosa Honda 2'02.020 0.591 0.051
5 45 Scott Redding Honda 2'02.119 0.690 0.099
6 38 Bradley Smith Yamaha 2'02.125 0.696 0.006
7 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 2'02.203 0.774 0.078
8 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda 2'02.341 0.912 0.138
9 44 Pol Espargaro Yamaha 2'02.346 0.917 0.005
10 29 Andrea Iannone Ducati 2'02.443 1.014 0.097
11 25 Maverick Viñales Suzuki 2'02.476 1.047 0.033
12 41 Aleix Espargaro Suzuki 2'02.482 1.053 0.006
13 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati 2'02.842 1.413 0.360
14 68 Yonny Hernandez Ducati 2'02.981 1.552 0.139
15 50 Eugene Laverty Honda 2'03.120 1.691 0.139
16 8 Hector Barbera Ducati 2'03.263 1.834 0.143
17 76 Loris Baz Yamaha Forward 2'03.363 1.934 0.100
18 19 Alvaro Bautista Aprilia 2'03.444 2.015 0.081
19 43 Jack Miller Honda 2'03.626 2.197 0.182
20 69 Nicky Hayden Honda 2'03.833 2.404 0.207
21 63 Mike Di Meglio Ducati 2'04.030 2.601 0.197
22 6 Stefan Bradl Aprilia 2'04.152 2.723 0.122
23 15 Alex De Angelis ART 2'04.689 3.260 0.537
24 17 Karel Abraham Honda 2'05.203 3.774 0.514
25 71 Claudio Corti Yamaha Forward 2'05.947 4.518 0.744

 

Round Number: 
12
2015
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