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2018 Phillip Island MotoGP FP4 Result: Iannone’s Still Got It

The moody weather of Phillip Island was in fine form on Saturday, going from sun to drizzle and back in record time and the setting was back on dry and sunny for the final practice session of the premier class. The man who seemed to enjoy it most early on was Valentino Rossi, the Italian picking up top spot temporarily before Andrea Iannone reclaimed a familiar position for the Italian this weekend. Once Iannone hit the front, he had little opposition and grabbed the headline with a lap posted on fairly used rubber.

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2018 Phillip Island MotoGP FP3 Result: Marquez Leads, Iannone Still Fastest

Without jinxing it, sunshine was almost breaking through as the premier class had their go on Saturday morning, making the surface nearly fully dry but not any more predictable in terms of temperatures and wind. That meant both that riders were about a second off Friday’s best in the early part of the session and a few riders’ practice got cut short by more or less scary early crashes.

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2018 Phillip Island Moto2 FP3 Result: Schrotter Leads Marquez

Despite earlier rain proving a disturbance for the lightweight class, the breezy Phillip Island circuit allowed Moto2 riders to swap back to slick tyres barely five minutes into their final practice session. That led to only a handful of times being posted in the early stages until Marcel Schrotter decided to take the reins at the top of the pile by over a second. That gap was swiftly halved by Mattia Pasini before a couple of drops of rain made another inconsistent appearance for the day.

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2018 Phillip Island Moto3 FP3 Result: Di Giannantonio Tops Damp Morning

Matters might have started unfolding much earlier on Saturday morning compared to one day ago but rainfall had already embraced the scenic Australian circuit. A damp surface with dry patches and light drizzle falling from the grey cloud cover provided a confusing backdrop to proceedings for the lightweight class. The rain flags came out for the first time ten minutes into the session, as Tony Arbolino was finding his way to the top of the timesheets and putting a second’s gap into the opposition led by Marco Bezzecchi.

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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.

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2018 Phillip Island Moto2 Result: Binder Impresses Down Under

South African Brad Binder ended Friday as the fastest Moto2 rider at Phillip Island, on the day that his fellow countryman Kork Ballington was made a MotoGP legend. Marcel Schrotter had to settle for second on Friday afternoon, over a quarter of a second behind Binder, and just ahead of Iker Lecuona, who finished third despite a fast crash at Turn 1.

Championship leader Pecco Bagnaia was fourth quickest, just a fraction slower than Lecuona, and a fraction quicker than his main title rival Miguel Oliveira.

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2018 Phillip Island Moto3 FP2 Result: Canet Beats Martin And Ramirez

Aron Canet finished the day as the fastest of the Moto3 riders, topping the FP2 session on a much-delayed day at Phillip Island. Championship leader Jorge Martin, who holds a single point advantage over Marco Bezzecchi, was second quickest, just ahead of Marcos Ramirez, while Bezzecchi took fourth, bouncing back from two crashes in the morning.

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2018 Phillip Island MotoGP FP1 Result: Viñales Edges Pramac Ducatis

Maverick Viñales was fastest of the MotoGP riders, as they got their first session of practice underway at Phillip Island. The Movistar Yamaha rider topped a thankfully dry session, just holding off the joint charges of Jack Miller and Danilo Petrucci on the Pramac Ducatis, both of whom were with a tenth of a second of Viñales. 

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2018 Phillip Island Moto2 FP1 Result: Schrotter Leads Binder

Marcel Schrotter topped the first session of practice for the Moto2 class at Phillip Island, leading Red Bull KTM rider Brad Binder and Mattia Pasini. Phillip Island's notoriously fickle weather played its usual role, holding fair until the end of the session, when rain began to fall.

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2018 Phillip Island Moto3 FP1 Result: Martin Fastest After Lengthy Delay

Jorge Martin topped the first session of practice for the Moto3 class, when it finally got underway. CIP rider Stefan Nepa dropped oil over roughly half the track, forcing the circuit into a prolonged clean up operation. Nepa was handed a suspension for one session by the FIM Stewards for irresponsible riding, and forced to sit out FP2.

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