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Luthi ominous on Saturday morning

2014 ruler of Motegi on top form in Japan once again

#JapaneseGP: Moto2™ Free Practice 3

Tom Luthi (Garage Plus Interwetten) topped FP3 at the Twin Ring Motegi as Moto2™ got back on track under blue skies, with Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Franco Morbidelli his closest challenger. Takaaki Nakagami (Idemitsu Honda Team Asia) is third quickest on combined times after topping FP1 at home on Friday, but reigning Champion Johann Zarco (Ajo Motorsport) took P3 in the session.

Fourth on Saturday morning was Misano winner Lorenzo Baldassari (Forward Racing), with Jonas Folger (Dynavolt Intact GP) fifth ahead of Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS rider Alex Marquez, despite a small crash for the Cervera native.

Nakagami was P7 in FP3, ahead of Axel Pons (AGR Team), Hafizh Syahrin (Petronas Raceline Malaysia) and Sandro Cortese (Dynavolt Intact GP).