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2015 Valencia Moto2 Qualifying Results: Crashes Abound

Qualifying temperatures for Moto2 were slightly down on those for the MotoGP session.

Tito Rabat ended the session with the pole position, having beaten his own previous best time set eight laps prior. He started with 1'36 laps and ended with 1'35s, consistently improving his time throughout the session. Johann Zarco, second quickest, did the same sort of thing, in spite of not having particularly good pace before this session.

2015 Valencia MotoGP Qualifying Results: In Front Of A Packed Crowd

The last qualifying session took place with 26.6ºC air temperature and 31.1ºC track temperature, higher than anticipated by Bridgestone and potentially problematic for the Hondas in particular. Valentino Rossi will start from the back of the grid tomorrow regardless of where he qualifies today.

2015 Valencia MotoGP FP4 Results: Marquez Holds Off Lorenzo

The last untimed session of the year, Valentino Rossi set an early fastest lap but Jorge Lorenzo sliced chunks off it with an early 1'31.500 with the Hondas of Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez within a couple of tenths.

With ten minutes left, Rossi took the top spot off Lorenzo who immediately stood up in his garage and headed out to his bike. Marc Marquez, impressively sliding the rear on his way to the top, and Dani Pedrosa pushed Rossi to third while Lorenzo circulated with eight minutes left. A few laps later and he was second quickest.

2015 Valencia Moto2 FP3 Results: Luthi Leads Close Session

Thomas Luthi was quickest again as the top ten riders all improved on their times from yesterday but Tito Rabat and Alex Rins were all within a tenth of second of his fastest time with Sam Lowes not too far behind them. Jonas Folger and Axel Pons were within half a second, in spite of Pons having a crash mid-session that inexplicably caused the crashes of two other riders who succesfully avoided his stricken bike on track.

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2015 Valencia MotoGP FP3 Results: Ianonne Spends A Soft Tyre Well

By the halfway mark of this practice session, Jorge Lorenzo's 1'31.111 from FP2 was still the quickest time of the weekend, but Marc Marquez, one of the riders improving early on their time from yesterday, consolidated his second place on the list posting a time within a tenth of a second slower than Lorenzo.

2015 Valencia Moto3 FP3 Results: Oliveira Snatches Top Spot

Miguel Oliveira has taken top spot in the final session of free practice for the Moto3 class, with a last-gasp effort to dislodge Jorge Navarro. Navarro had in turn displaced John McPhee, the Scotsman having led for the latter part of FP3, before being overtaken in the last few minutes as riders rushed for a quick time. Romano Fenati ended the session in 3rd, ahead of Jakub Kornfeil, making it three KTMs in the top four. Nicolo Bulega continued to impress, taking a solid 5th spot in the FP3.

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2015 Valencia Moto2 FP1 Results: Lowes Leads

The battle for the title is settled in Johann Zarco's favour, but second place is still up for grabs between Alex Rins and Tito Rabat. Sam Lowes is fending off challenders for fourth place in the title and started his final race weekend this year with a time two tenths quicker than Thomas Luthi and Alex Rins. 

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2015 Valencia MotoGP FP1 Results: Marquez Quickest Ahead Of Lorenzo

Marc Marquez was both quickest and most entertaining in the opening session of the last weekend of the year. With what should have been a crash, the wünderkind of MotoGP saved a front tyre slide on his knee and merely lost some time on the lap. He also fended off title condender Jorge Lorenzo with just under two tenths of a second advantage.

2015 Valencia Moto3 FP1 Results: Kent Leads Honda Rampage

Danny Kent has started the final weekend for Moto3 with a statement of intent, taking top spot in the first session of practice. It was a close run affair, however: Isaac Viñales, Hiroki Ono and Efren Vazquez all ended FP1 within a tenth of a second of the championship leader. The significance of having three Leopard Racing bikes in the top four will have been duly noted, Viñales the only KTM in the top six. Miguel Oliveira ended the session in 7th, ahead of Romano Fenati and Niccolo Bulega, Bulega making a very impressive debut in the Moto3 world championship.

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