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Faubel fastest as Jerez Test ends

Faubel fastest as Jerez Test ends

The Bankia Aspar rider shaded team-mate and 2011 125cc title rival Nico Terol for the top time at the final pre-season Test, which finished on Sunday.

Héctor Faubel was the quickest rider on day three at Jerez, setting a best time of 1’47.443 on Sunday which handed him the top time of the entire Test. The Bankia Aspar rider was 0.120s faster than team-mate Nico Terol who finished second, as the pair gave a hint of the title battle they are likely to play out from the same box this season.

Sandro Cortese (Intact Racing Team Germany) was third quickest and the only other rider to get under 1’48” with an effort of 1’47.835, with his fellow compatriot Jonas Folger (Red Bull Ajo Motorsport) and rookies Maverick Viñales (PEV-Blusens-SMX Paris Hilton) and Miguel Oliveira (Andalucia Banca Civica) comprising the top six.

Efrén Vázquez (Ajo Motorsport) and team-mate Johann Zarco were the final two riders to get within a second of Faubel, as Sergio Gadea and Alberto Moncayo completed the top ten.

British rookies Danny Kent and Taylor Mackenzie placed 13th and 14th, with Danny Webb on the Mahindra Racing machine 21st. German rookie Daniel Kartheininger suffered a dislocated right shoulder in a crash, and was treated at the circuit.

You can view the full times from all three days by clicking here.

Tags:
125cc, 2011

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