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Terol stays in front of 125cc rivals

Terol stays in front of 125cc rivals

The Bankia Aspar rider lay down the quickest lap of the 125cc field so far in the third and final Mugello practice session. Johann Zarco and team mate Efrén Vázquez remained second and third fastest.

Nicolas Terol clocked a lap time over one second faster than that of his closest pursuer in the third free practice at Mugello on Saturday morning, with a time of 1’58.274, setting the fastest 125cc class time of the weekend thus far and remaining the only rider in the field to break below 1’59 in the timings. The Avant-AirAsia-Ajo team members remained second and third top times of the weekend, with a 1’59.283 set by Zarco and a 1’59.963 set by Vázquez.

Sandro Cortese (Intact Racing Team Germany) remained fourth, with a lap of 1’59.981, followed 0.202s behind by Sergio Gadea (Blusens by Paris Hilton Racing Team), who improved his best time of the weekend by a full second. Jonas Folger (Red Bull Ajo Motorsport) ran strong in the practice to finally post a sixth quickest time of 2’00.304, as did front runner team mate Héctor Faubel with a 2’00.353 to put him seventh.

Maverick Viñales (Blusens by Paris Hilton Racing Team) remained in the top ten times as the rookie continues to learn the difficult Italian circuit, with Alberto Moncayo (Team Andalucía Banca Cívica) and Luis Salom (RW Racing GP) complete the top ten times of the session.

Danny Webb (Mahindra Racing) crashed out of the session after posting a 14th fastest time, as did wildcard Massimo Parziani (Faenza Racing) who fell after posting a time to put him in 25th of the session.

Tags:
125cc, 2011, GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA TIM, FP3

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