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Gibernau, Pedrosa and Talmacsi quickest in cloudy warm-up

Gibernau, Pedrosa and Talmacsi quickest in cloudy warm-up

Gibernau, Pedrosa and Talmacsi quickest in cloudy warm-up

Sete Gibernau has set the fastest time in Sunday's warm-up session at Sepang, posting a best lap of 2'02.268. Pole setter Loris Capirossi was second fastest, 0.273s adrift from the Spaniard, while Nicky Hayden was third ahead of Suzuki riders John Hopkins and Kenny Roberts.

In the quarter litre class, defending Champion Dani Pedrosa, who qualified second on the grid behind team-mate Hiroshi Aoyana, topped the time sheet ahead of Casey Stoner and Alex de Angelis. Aoyama and Sebastian Porto completed the top 5.

Gabor Talmacsi headed a Red Bull KTM 1-2-3 in the 125cc class, almost 0.5s ahead of his Finn team-mate Mika Kallio while Spaniard Julian Simon took third. Pole holder and current Championship leader Thomas Lüthi was fourth fastest ahead of Frenchman Mike di Meglio.

The weather was cloudy overhead this morning at Sepang and there could be some rain later in the afternoon.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2005, MARLBORO MALAYSIAN MOTORCYCLE GRAND PRIX, WUP

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