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Austrian GP | Marquez leads the wet FP2

Marquez showed his skills in wet conditions of Red Bull Ring to go fastest in FP2 ahead of Redding and Petrucci.

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Austrian GP | Marquez leads the wet FP2
Fuente imagen: HRC


With almost one third of the session with no running at all. Marquez ended the time sheets P1 coming on his 6th flying lap a time of 1:33.995, 0.543 faster than Scott Redding 

Third fastest was Petrucci 0.983 behind P1 and almost 0.5s ahead of 4th Lorenzo. 

Dovizioso completed the top 5 ahead of Smith and Alex Rins

Miller, Crutchlow and Rossi completed the top ten. 

Start of the session was delayed due to heavy rain but was given green light after a delay of 20 minutes. For first 10 minutes of the session no one was brave enough to go on the track as rain was still poring and conditions were dangerous. 

Then Suzuki garage decided to act brave and go out. Alex Rins was first of the suzuki rider to go out but he came back in after doing a out lap.

Following Alex Rins was Satellite Yamaha's Johan Zarco who managed to some timed laps and leadthe time sheets until it was half way through the session, when his lead was stolen by fastest laps of Redding's who eventually settled on 1:35.22. But later he went almost second and a half fast to improve his own time. 

Third for the time being was Valentino Rossi which after doing some slow laps went on to do 3rd fastest lap. But his spot was snatched by Alex Rins and Cal Crutchlow.

In last 15 minute Marquez also decided to put on wet tires and explore the limits of the track.

Marquez on his second lap went 3rd and then next lap, 2nd fastest ahead of Petrucci and Jorge Lorenzo.

But on his following run Marquez took the lead of timing sheets and went fastest with a time of 1:34.369 and later improved his time to 133.955

Just under ten minutes was remaining in the session it started raining again. Still riders including Rossi went out to do their 2nd run and Marquez kept piling the laps but decided to box as it was getting riskier to ride.


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