2018 Phillip Island MotoGP FP2 Result: Iannone Fastest As Crutchlow Fractures Ankle

Andrea Iannone ended Friday on top of the timesheets at Phillip Island, punching in a fast lap to take the glory at the end of the day. But the Ecstar Suzuki rider had been quick throughout the session, posting a respectable pace on hard tires.

Danilo Petrucci was second fastest on the Pramac Ducati, just ahead of of this morning's fastest rider Maverick Viñales on the Movstar Yamaha. Andrea Dovizioso was fourth quickest on the factory Ducati, just as he had been in FP1.

Cal Crutchlow took fifth spot, but that was the end of his run of luck, the LCR Honda rider suffering a big crash in Turn 1 and suffering a fracture of his right ankle. Crutchlow was immediately flown to Melbourne to have surgery on the ankle.

Crutchlow was not the only faller, though the others were thankfully without injury. Valentino Rossi, Marc Marquez, and Alvaro Bautista, in the factory Ducati team for the weekend, all either fell or ran straight on at Siberia.

Result:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 29 Andrea Iannone Suzuki 1'29.131    
2 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati 1'29.291 0.160 0.160
3 25 Maverick Viñales Yamaha 1'29.354 0.223 0.063
4 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati 1'29.406 0.275 0.052
5 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda 1'29.616 0.485 0.210
6 5 Johann Zarco Yamaha 1'29.686 0.555 0.070
7 93 Marc Marquez Honda 1'29.739 0.608 0.053
8 43 Jack Miller Ducati 1'29.838 0.707 0.099
9 42 Alex Rins Suzuki 1'29.918 0.787 0.080
10 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1'30.133 1.002 0.215
11 55 Hafizh Syahrin Yamaha 1'30.179 1.048 0.046
12 38 Bradley Smith KTM 1'30.346 1.215 0.167
13 26 Dani Pedrosa Honda 1'30.472 1.341 0.126
14 44 Pol Espargaro KTM 1'30.545 1.414 0.073
15 19 Alvaro Bautista Ducati 1'30.734 1.603 0.189
16 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia 1'30.736 1.605 0.002
17 21 Franco Morbidelli Honda 1'30.787 1.656 0.051
18 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda 1'30.830 1.699 0.043
19 17 Karel Abraham Ducati 1'31.166 2.035 0.336
20 10 Xavier Simeon Ducati 1'31.275 2.144 0.109
21 12 Thomas Luthi Honda 1'31.539 2.408 0.264
22 81 Jordi Torres Ducati 1'31.570 2.439 0.031
23 45 Scott Redding Aprilia 1'32.045 2.914 0.475
24 7 Mike Jones Ducati 1'33.633 4.502 1.588
Round Number: 
17
2018
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Comments

Didnt almost all Hondas hit the gound ?  MM, CC, DP and Takaagi Nakagami.  Only Morbidelli stayed on two wheels .