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Folger sets the pace at Termas de Rio Hondo

The first Moto2™ outing at the Gran Premio Red Bull de la Republica Argentina concluded with Jonas Folger ahead of his rivals, leading the way from Maverick Viñales and Johann Zarco.

Folger (AGR Team) was 0.194s faster than Zarco (AirAsia Caterham) and 0.672s quicker than fellow rookie Viñales (Pons HP 40) as the riders got to grips with the new 4.8km track.

Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) and Nicolas Terol (Mapfre Aspar Team Moto2) joined the top five, with those leading riders all within 0.905s of each other.

Ricky Cardus (Tech 3), Esteve Rabat (Marc VDS Racing Team), Anthony West (QMMF Racing Team), Lorenzo Baldassarri (Gresini Moto2) and Sam Lowes (Speed Up) completed the top ten in the opening intermediate class practice session.

For full Moto2 FP1 results visit the Results and Statistics section.

Moto2, 2014, FP1

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