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Bradl confirms Valencia pace with repeat top time

Bradl confirms Valencia pace with repeat top time

The Viessmann Kiefer Racing rider was again the fastest rider in the second practice for the Moto2 class, ahead of Julián Simón, Karel Abraham and Alex de Angelis.

Following up on his fastest effort from the morning session at Valencia on Friday German rider Stefan Bradl was the quickest in the second free practice, topping the timesheet with a best lap of 1’36.666 to underline his pace on the Spanish track.

The Viessmann Kiefer Racing rider, who won his first intermediate category race in the previous round in Portugal, led Julián Simón in the final order for the day by 0.181s, with Karel Abraham (Cardion ab Motoracing), Alex de Angelis (JiR Moto2) and Scott Redding (Marc VDS Racing) completing the top five and all within three-tenths of a second of the leader.

Carmelo Morales (Racing Team Germany) was a further 0.233s back in sixth position, with Thomas Lüthi (Interwetten Moriwaki Racing), World Champion Toni Elías (Gresini Racing Moto2), Simone Corsi (JiR Moto2) and Claudio Corti (Forward Racing) completing the top ten in the session.

Back on track after a heavy fall in the morning Andrea Iannone (Fimmco Speed Up) placed 19th, whilst Robertino Pietri (Italtrans STR) had a crash in the latter half of the session from which he walked away.

The Moto2 class return to the track at 11.10am local time on Saturday for the third and final practice before qualifying later in the day.


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