2015 Qatar Moto3 FP1 Result: Kent Pips Oliveira To Top First Session Of 2015

Danny Kent has drawn first blood of the 2015 season, topping the first session of free practice for the Moto3 class. Kent used a handy slipstream from Romano Fenati to just pip Miguel Oliveira at the very end of the session.

Oliveira ended the session in 2nd, after having led the way for most of it, Kent moving from six tenths behind Oliveira to a tenth of a second ahead of the Red Bull KTM rider. Niccolo Antonelli moved up to set the 3rd fastest time, getting ahead of Isaac Viñales. After a slow start, Brad Binder ended the session in 5th, while Jorge Navarro posted an impressive 6th fastest time on his first visit to the track.

There were impressive starts for two of the Moto3 rookies in FP1. Red Bull Rookie champion Jorge Martin ended the session in 8th, 1.5 seconds behind Kent, while Fabio Quartararo finished in 14th spot, 1.8 seconds slower than the leader Kent.

Results:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 52 Danny Kent Honda 2'06.601    
2 44 Miguel Oliveira KTM 2'06.699 0.098 0.098
3 23 Niccolò Antonelli Honda 2'07.437 0.836 0.738
4 32 Isaac Viñales Husqvarna 2'07.669 1.068 0.232
5 41 Brad Binder KTM 2'07.748 1.147 0.079
6 9 Jorge Navarro Honda 2'07.784 1.183 0.036
7 10 Alexis Masbou Honda 2'07.973 1.372 0.189
8 88 Jorge Martin Mahindra 2'08.091 1.490 0.118
9 84 Jakub Kornfeil KTM 2'08.243 1.642 0.152
10 76 Hiroki Ono Honda 2'08.334 1.733 0.091
11 5 Romano Fenati KTM 2'08.358 1.757 0.024
12 7 Efren Vazquez Honda 2'08.358 1.757 0.000
13 21 Francesco Bagnaia Mahindra 2'08.403 1.802 0.045
14 20 Fabio Quartararo Honda 2'08.409 1.808 0.006
15 19 Alessandro Tonucci Mahindra 2'08.525 1.924 0.116
16 17 John Mcphee Honda 2'08.531 1.930 0.006
17 11 Livio Loi Honda 2'08.600 1.999 0.069
18 65 Philipp Oettl KTM 2'08.609 2.008 0.009
19 31 Niklas Ajo KTM 2'08.707 2.106 0.098
20 58 Juanfran Guevara Mahindra 2'08.803 2.202 0.096
21 33 Enea Bastianini Honda 2'08.944 2.343 0.141
22 55 Andrea Locatelli Honda 2'09.024 2.423 0.080
23 98 Karel Hanika KTM 2'09.305 2.704 0.281
24 95 Jules Danilo Honda 2'09.305 2.704 0.000
25 63 Zulfahmi Khairuddin KTM 2'09.838 3.237 0.533
26 2 Remy Gardner Mahindra 2'10.047 3.446 0.209
27 91 Gabriel Rodrigo KTM 2'10.188 3.587 0.141
28 16 Andrea Migno KTM 2'10.323 3.722 0.135
29 12 Matteo Ferrari Mahindra 2'10.506 3.905 0.183
30 53 Marco Bezzecchi Mahindra 2'10.566 3.965 0.060
31 6 Maria Herrera Husqvarna 2'12.051 5.450 1.485
32 40 Darryn Binder Mahindra 2'12.472 5.871 0.421
33 24 Tatsuki Suzuki Mahindra 2'12.613 6.012 0.141
  61 Loris Cresson KTM      

 

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