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Smith and Espargaro top Q1 in Argentina and head into Q2

Smith and Espargaro top Q1 in Argentina and head into Q2

Times in the 1’40s allowed Bradley Smith and Pol Espargaro to advance to Q2 and battle it out for pole position in Argentina.

Jack Miller (Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS) fell at Turn 1 mid session, the Australian losing the front at the difficult corner for the second time on Saturday. He returned to the track on his second bike for the final five minutes. He would fall again at Turn 13 as he feverishly fought to get himself inside the top two. Yonny Hernandez (Aspar Team MotoGP) encountered a technical issue at Turn 5 soon after.

The MotoGP Q2 session is due to to start at 14:35 local time.

Full results from the Q1 session can be viewed here.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2016, GRAN PREMIO MOTUL DE LA REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA, Q1, Pol Espargaro, Bradley Smith, Monster Yamaha Tech 3

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