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Pasini dominates 125cc morning session

Pasini dominates 125cc morning session

Italian Polaris World rider Mattia Pasini dominated this morning's 125cc free practice session as the action recommenced for the second day of the Grand Prix de France at Le Mans.

Italian Polaris World rider Mattia Pasini dominated this morning's 125cc free practice session as the action recommenced for the second day of the Alice Grand Prix de France at Le Mans.

The 21 year-old from Rimini has had a highly frustrating start to the season due to a series of mechanical problems with his Aprilia machinery but continues to look good in qualifying and practice sessions.

On a weekend which has seen records broken several times, Pasini set yet another circuit best lap time, going round in 1'43.578 this morning, 0.635s quicker than his nearest rival. Pasini sat at the head of the timesheets throughout the session and achieved his best time on the 19th of his 21 laps.

He will aim to improve on his qualifying time from yesterday afternoon when the 125cc riders re-emerge at 1.05pm local time later today, having been second on the provisional grid overnight.

Second fastest in this morning's 45 minute run-out was Chinese Grand Prix winner Lukas Pesek onboard his Derbi machinery, whilst just 0.011s behind him was teenage English rider Bradley Smith of Repsol Honda – meaning that three different manufacturers sat in the top three positions.

Below that threesome on the timesheet were Spanish Bancaja Aspar pair Sergio Gadea and Hector Faubel, both lapping just over one second off Pasini's pace.

Tags:
125cc, 2007, ALICE GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE, FP2

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