Bastianini hits big, tops Moto3 action in Argentina

Bastianini hits big, tops Moto3 action in Argentina

Moto3 rider Enea Bastianini ended the opening day of Moto3 action at the Argentine MotoGP round, topping both FP1 and FP2 with fellow Italians Ronao Fenati and Andrea Migno.

Gresini Racing Team’s Enea Bastianini has claimed his third pole position of the in qualifying session for the San Marino Moto3 Grand Prix at Misano, Argentina. The Italian racer has set a blazing 1’57.755 to record the fastest run ever Moto3 lap around the Motorland Aragon circuit, beating both Alex Rin’s Pole and Juanfran Guevara’s lap records.

Enea Bastianini, which known for his nickname ‘Bestia’ or Beast in Italia, has remained unbeaten as he continued his performance on the track to top both FP1 and FP2.

Just behind the Beast were Sky Racing Team VR46 duo Fenati and Migno, the pair the two are within 0.166s of Bastianini.

SkyRacing Team’s Fenati took a hard fought victory at the 2014 Termas de Rio Hondo, and now Fenati is hoping to once again take to the top step of the box.

KTM Racing Team’s Brad Binder continued his hard work, completing 16 laps and making the fourth fastest lap time at 1’51.350.

Completing the top five list was Estrella Galicia’s Jorge Navarro, RW Racing GP BV’s Livio Loi, RBA racing Team’s Juanfran Guevara, Leopard Racing’s Fabio Quartararo and Philipp Oettl of Schedl GP Racing.

Efren Vasquez of Leopard Racing team has secured the seventh place despite finding the gravel at turn 4 with 17 minutes left on the track. Philipp Oettl of Schedl GP Racing has also made an impressive run, making the top five list. Hungarian rider Adrian Gyutai is the only Moto3 wild-rider at Misano Grand Prix, Gyutai was qualified 33rd.

Tatsuki Suzuki of CIP-Unicom Starker has falled at Turn 9, however, he was uninjured and re-joined the session. Ongetta-Rivacold’s Niccolo Antonelli has also suffered a late fall at Turn 1 but he was uninjured.

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