Arbolino ahead of McPhee in dry Warm Up

Italian starts 27th for the race later today as Championship leader Dalla Porta encounters bike issues

Tony Arbolino (VNE Snipers) set a 1:57.782 in Moto3™ Warm Up at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan to top the times ahead of the race. The Italian starts P27 on the grid and has work to do later on today, with Petronas Sprinta Racing duo John McPhee and Ayumu Sasaki completing the top three on Sunday morning.

There was some drama for Championship leader Lorenzo Dalla Porta (Leopard Racing) though, the Italian encountered an issue onboard his Honda and was unable to set a lap time. Can the team solve the problem before a crucial Japanese GP race?

That battle begins at 12:00 local time (GMT+9), don’t miss a single lap of the action!

Top 10:
1. Tony Arbolino (VNE Snipers) – 1:57.782
2. John McPhee (Petronas Sprinta Racing) + 0.225
3. Ayumu Sasaki (Petronas Sprinta Racing) + 0.396
4. Celestino Vietti (SKY Racing Team VR46) + 0.398
5. Albert Arenas (Gaviota Angel Nieto Team) + 0.636
6. Raul Fernandez (Gaviota Angel Nieto Team) + 0.642
7. Tatsuki Suzuki (SIC58 Squadra Corse) + 0.669
8. Jaume Masia (Mugen Race) + 0.767
9. Aron Canet (Sterilgarda Max Racing Team) + 0.789
10. Gabriel Rodrigo (Kömmerling Gresini Moto3) + 0.798

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