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2014 Qatar Moto3 Race Result: A Pair Of Firsts

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Australian Jack Miller won his first-ever Grand Prix Sunday after race-leader Alex Marquez ran wide on a thrilling final lap Sunday at the Losail Circuit in Qatar.

Marquez, who initially was relegated to fourth after his mistake, clawed back into second place before the checkered flag. Efren Vazquez finished third after a race long battle with Alex Rins who also made a mistake late, dropping from second to fifth. Miguel Olivera managed fourth place after a race-long battle with Rins who came in fifth.

2014 Qatar MotoGP QP Result: From Chaos, Order Established

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The rumors of a new order in MotoGP appear to have been put on hold for a bit. Reigning world champion Marc Marquez reclaimed his place at the top of the timesheet with a 1'54.507 lap. Alvaro Bautista, fast and consistent every session, came in only five hundredths behind. Surprise front-row resident Bradley Smith arrived almost a tenth behind the Repsol man at the front. It is Smith's first-ever front-row start in MotoGP.

2014 Qatar MotoGP FP4 Result: Smith Sets The Pace

Bradley Smith set the fastest time (1'55.427) of the final free practice Saturday as riders attempted to make final adjustments and tire choices for Sunday's race.  Marc Marquez managed second fastest only five-thousandths behind the Briton. Aleix Espargaro, who has led every practice session and portions of FP4, came in third.

None of the times matched the fastest times from Friday. The riders have qualifying practice coming up.


2014 Qatar Moto2 QP Result: Clear At The Top, Foggy Below -- UPDATED

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Tito Rabat set the fastest-ever Moto2 lap at the Losail Circuit -- 2'00.081 -- and in doing so secured the pole position in Saturday's crash-marred qualifying session. Sandro Cortese managed to claim second but crashed hard at session's end, his bike taking out at least one other rider, Mika Kallio. Cortese's and Kallio's condition weren't immediately known and will be updated here.

UPDATE: Both riders were taken to the medical center and have been cleared to ride Sunday.

2014 Qatar Moto3 QP Result: Don't Call It A Comeback -- Yet

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Alex Rins saved his best for last taking the Moto3 pole at the end of the qualifying session at the Losail Circuit Saturday in Qatar.  Rins' 2'05.973 put him a little more than one-tenth of a second clear of the field.  Alex Marquez, who led much of the session, held on for second and Jack Miller grabbed third at three-tenths back.

2014 Qatar MotoGP FP3 Result: Aleix Espargaro Upsets The Order

Aleix Espargaro extended his long-term lease at the top of the Free Practice timesheet Friday with fast lap of 1'54.773, a time that left him nearly half of a second clear of the field. The satellite bikes of Andrea Iannone (Ducati, 2nd) and Alvaro Bautista (Honda, 3rd) rounded out the top three during a qualifying session that saw both a brief sprinkle of rain and a five-time Qatar winner languishing until late.

2014 Qatar Moto2 FP3 Result: Cortese Charges Late

Sandro Cortese, on his final lap of FP3, clipped what had been a dominant run by Tito Rabat to take the top practice spot Friday in Qatar. Cortese, at 2'00.579, wasn't the only rider to make a late move. Dominique Aegerter also put in a fast final lap to grab second, leaving Rabat suddenly dropped to third at the end of the final free practice before Saturday's qualifying. Last year's Moto3 champion, Maverick Vinales began to find extra speed on his new Moto2 bike and jumped into fourth with his fastest time of the weekend.

2014 Qatar Moto3 FP3 Result: Fenati Holds Fast

Romano Fenati set the new fastest-ever Moto3 lap at the Losail Circuit to top the timesheet with a 2'06.121 in Friday's third free practice. Second-fastest Alex Rins battled Fenati for much of the session and swapped the top spot before finishing six-hundredths of a second behind. Alex Marquez finished third, another one-tenth back. The news is initially good for Honda which placed two riders in the top three after enduring a 2013 season of KTM domination. Qualifying practice will begin Saturday.


2014 Qatar MotoGP FP2 Result: The Aleix Espargaro Show Part Deux

In the second MotoGP practice, open class rider Aleix Espargaro accomplished much of what he did in the first session at the Losail Circuit: Top of the timesheet and well clear of the field.  And while Andrea Dovisioso (2nd) closed within three-tenths of a second, he did that lap on a soft tire which he is unlikely to use in the race. Alvaro Bautista rounded out the top three with a 1'55.446, a lap time he consistently ran for much of the session.

2014 Qatar Moto2 FP2 Result: Nakagami Tops The Field

Takaaki Nakagami grabbed the lead position in FP2 at the Losail Circuit Thursday with a 2'00.522 -- a time that not only put him clear of the field it also was three tenths better than Pol Espargaro's pole time from the previous year. Tito Rabat, who led much of the late session, finished in second only five hundredths back. Sandro Cortese grabbed third with a fast lap one-tenth of a second behind the leader.

2014 Qatar Moto3 FP2 Result: Fenati Again Out Front

Romano Fenati bettered his FP1 time and the entire Moto3 field with a 2'06.168 at the second practice Thursday at the Losail Circuit.  As in the first session, Jacob Kornfeil held the second slot, closing within two-hundredths of a second on the leader. Jack Miller improved three places to take the third-best time at the day's final practice. Fenati didn't lead the entire sesion but he managed a fast lap late. Only a second separates the top 10 Moto 3 riders with practice to resume Friday.


2014 Qatar MotoGP FP1 Result: Elder Espargaro Dominates; Satellites Soar

Open class Yamaha rider Aleix Espargaro topped the charts to kick off the 2014 MotoGP season with a dominant time of 1'55.201, nearly half a second faster than second-place rider Alvaro Bautista on a satellite Honda. Another satellite rider, Yamaha's Bradley Smith, came in third, six-tenths back from the elder Espargaro. In fact, the salletite and open class riders dominated FP1 taking seven of the top-ten times. Satellite Ducati rider Andrea Iannone grabbed fourth and Tech 3 Yamaha's Pol Espargaro managed fifth.