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Lowes, Zarco & Rins top Moto2™ FP3

 Lowes, Zarco & Rins top Moto2™ FP3

Sam Lowes smashes the lap record at the Termas de Rio Hondo during FP3, finishing just ahead of Johann Zarco and Alex Rins.

Moto2™ riders took advantage of the improving track conditions at the Termas de Rio Hondo to improve on their time’s ahead of Qualifying on Saturday afternoon.

Speed Up Racing’s Lowes is the only rider to have ever broken the 1’43 barrier at the circuit as he ended the session on top, although he finished just 0.049s ahead of Ajo Motorsport’s Johann Zarco in 2nd.

Moto2™ Championship leader Alex Rins (+0.088s) occupied 3rd on the Paginas Amarillas HP40 Kalex, with Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS Racing’s Tito Rabat (+0.170s) knocked down to fourth as less than two-tenths of a second seperated the top four riders.

Qatar race winner Jonas Folger (AGR Team) was fifth, ahead of Franco Morbidelli on the Italtrans Racing Team machine in 6th.

Once again it was incredibly close in Moto2™ with just one second separating the top 21 riders.

Click here for the full Moto2™ FP results, Qualifying takes place on Saturday at 12:35 local time.

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Moto2, 2015, GRAN PREMIO RED BULL DE LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA, FP3, Sam Lowes, Alex Rins, Johann Zarco

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