Malaysian GP – Friday practice sessions in Sepang


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On Friday, the riders and teams of the World Motorcycle Championship started their preparations for the eighteenth Grand Prix of the season, the Malaysian Grand Prix, with the first practice sessions. The Moto3™ and Moto2™ classes have a total of two training sessions on the program, the results of which are included in the combination of times that will be determined on Saturday morning by the Top14 with direct advancement to the second qualification. In the case of MotoGP™, the first free practice is on Friday and the afternoon practice will then decide the Top10 with direct progress to Saturday’s Q2.

Moto3™ – 1st training

Halfway through the opening practice of the eighteenth GP of the 2024 season, he led the time trial at Sepang Jaume Masia (Leopard Racing), whose maximum was a lap in 2’13.460 seconds. The second was losing three tenths Deniz Öncü (Red Bull KTM Ajo), the last two within one second of the first were third Diogo Moreira (MT Helmets – MSI) and fourth Daniel Holgado (Red Bull KTM Tech3). Fifth David Muňoz (BOE Motorsports) lost 1.098 seconds. Japanese Ayumu Sasaki (Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GP) was tenth for now and 1.460 seconds short of first place.

He won the first practice with a time of 2’12.065 seconds Jaume Masia, who decided definitively in the penultimate measured round of training. Second Deniz Öncü he was 0.435 seconds slower, third Romano Fenati (Rivacold Snipers Team) lost half a second. Diogo Moreira and David Muňoz complete the top five fastest. In second are riders José Antonio Rueda (Red Bull KTM Ajo) and Joel Kelso (CFMoto Racing PrüstelGP). Eighth Ayumu Sasaki already losing 1.3 seconds. Daniel Holgado is eleventh with a loss of 1.415 seconds. He was the first to crash in training Lorenzo Fallon (CIP Green Power) and finally fell at the fourth turn David Alonso (Autosolar GASGAS Aspar Moto3).

Malaysian GP, ​​Moto3™ – 1st practice

27°C, dry track, 35°C, humidity: 89%

1. #5 Jaume MASIA Leopard Racing Honda 2:12.065
2. #53 Deniz ÖNCÜ Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 2:12.500 +0.435
3. #55 Romano FENATI Rivacold Snipers Team Honda 2:12.580 +0.515
4. #10 Diogo MOREIRA MT Helmets MSI KTM 2:12.955 +0.890
5. #44 David MUÑOZ BOE Motorsports KTM 2:12.958 +0.893
6. #99 José Antonio RUEDA Red Bull KTM Ajo KTM 2:13.042 +0.977
7. #66 Joel KELSO CFMOTO Racing PruestelGP CFMoto 2:13.044 +0.979
8. #71 Ayumu SASAKI Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GP Husqvarna 2:13.374 +1.309
9. #80 David ALONSO GASGAS Aspar Team GasGas 2:13.384 +1,319
10. #43 Xavier ARTIGAS CFMOTO Racing PruestelGP CFMoto 2:13.420 +1.355
11. #96 Daniel HOLGADO Red Bull KTM Tech3 KTM 2:13.480 +1,415
12. #48 Ivan ORTOLA Angeluss MTA Team KTM 2:13.568 +1,503
13. #82 Stefano NEPA Angeluss MTA Team KTM 2:13.589 +1,524
14. #18 Matteo BERTELLE Rivacold Snipers Team Honda 2:13.597 +1,532
15. #31 Adrian FERNANDEZ Leopard Racing Honda 2:13.728 +1,663
16. #7 Filippo FARIOLI Red Bull KTM Tech3 KTM 2:13.749 +1,684
17. #72 Taiyo FURUSATO Honda Team Asia Honda 2:13.851 +1,786
18. #54 Riccardo ROSSI SIC58 Squadra Corse Honda 2:13.882 +1,817
19. #70 Joshua WHATLEY Visiontrack Racing Team Honda 2:13.961 +1,896
20. #6 Ryusei YAMANAKA GASGAS Aspar Team GasGas 2:14.109 +2.044
21. #19 Scott OGDEN Visiontrack Racing Team Honda 2:14.135 +2,070
22. #27 Kaito TOBA SIC58 Squadra Corse Honda 2:14.149 +2.084
23. #63 Syarifuddin AZMAN MT Helmets MSI KTM 2:14.258 +2.193
24. #21 Vicente PEREZ BOE Motorsports KTM 2:14.317 +2.252
25. #95 Collin VEIJER Liqui Moly Husqvarna Intact GP Husqvarna 2:14.327 +2.262
26. #38 David SALVADOR CIP Green Power KTM 2:14.334 +2,269
27. #64 Mario AJI Honda Team Asia Honda 2:14.649 +2,584
28. #20 Lorenzo FELLON CIP Green Power KTM 2:14.982 +2.917

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