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Simoncelli fastest on final pre-season test

Simoncelli fastest on final pre-season test

Simoncelli fastest on final pre-season test

Marco Simoncelli posted the best time on the final day of the Jerez test. The Nocable.it Race team rider lapped in 1'47.274, beating by sixth tenths of a second the fastest time set the previous day by fellow Italian rider Mattia Pasini. The Totti Top Sport – 3C Racing team rider was third fastest behind Elit GP's Thomas Luthi.

Mika Kallio posted the fourth best time and was the last rider who managed to beat the track record set by Stefano Perugini in 2003, while Fabrizio Lai completed the top 5.

This final day of the 125 pre-season was marred by several shunts: Andrea Iannone, Sascha Hommel, Marco Simoncelli, Raffael de Rosa, Fabrizio Lai (twice), Mattia Pasini, Vincent Braillard, Héctor Faubel, Gabor Talmacsi and Alexis Masbou all suffered minor crashes.

Tomorrow, the 250 teams will start testing for two days, while the MotoGP teams will complete their pre-season schedule with a three-day test from Friday to Sunday.

Tags:
125cc, 2005

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