Aleix Espargaro was the fastest to leg riding the Suzuki for the second coming of the MotoGP at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit. The Spanish widely edged Andrea Iannone and Marc Marquez.
The absence of references to Aleix Espargaró in Argentina riding the GSX – RR does not seem it have bothered off-able for the first day of practice Friday. The eldest of the Espargaró even immediately found a satisfactory settings database that allowed him to dominate the first two sessions of free practice with a comfortable margin of half a second on Andrea Iannone.
Marc Marquez merely for its part the third time before a Cal Crutchlow who discovers the South American track after failing the first edition on injury. Andrea Dovizioso appears in sixth position before the first Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo while Valentino Rossi is only the ninth time, behind Scott Redding. Day very complicated for Mike di Meglio (23rd) and Loris Baz (25th).
Category Moto2 it was dominated by Johann Zarco who has chained fast laps to beat the winner of Austin Sam Lowes of 67 mills. The two men appear to be once again at the top of the lot in Argentina although Mika Kallio made his return at the top of the hierarchy with an excellent third time ahead of his teammate of the year passed Tito Rabat. Lorenzo Baldassarri and Xavier Simeon complete Top 6 while Jonas Folger, fastest in FP1, was unable to improve his time in the afternoon. Louis Rossi appears in 20th position.
Moto3, Danny Kent continued the momentum of its demonstration of strength in Austin in seizing the best time of the first day with a comfortable margin Livio Act. Author of his best career year in Argentina, the Belgian result takes second place in a time similar to a Karel Hanika barely since the start of the season and who will try to revive Sunday. Enea Bastianini and Miguel Oliveira complete the Top 5 before Fabio Quartararo while the FP2 proved to be more complicated for Alexis Masbou (19th) and Jules Danilo (22nd).
MotoGP Argentina FP2 :
|1||Aleix ESPARGARO||Team SUZUKI ECSTAR||1’38.776|
|2||Andrea IANNONE||Ducati Team||1’39.311|
|3||Marc MARQUEZ||Repsol Honda Team||1’39.336|
|4||Cal CRUTCHLOW||CWM LCR Honda||1’39.403|
|5||Andrea DOVIZIOSO||Ducati Team||1’39.434|
|6||Jorge LORENZO||Movistar Yamaha MotoGP||1’39.463|
|7||Pol ESPARGARO||Monster Yamaha Tech||3 1’39.648|
|8||Scott REDDING||EG 0,0 Marc VDS||1’39.892|
|9||Valentino ROSSI||Movistar Yamaha MotoGP||1’39.947|
|10||Yonny HERNANDEZ||Pramac Racing||1’40.088|