Foggia fronts opening session, Binder second

by | Jun 25, 2021 | KTM, motoGP News, Suzuki

Foggia fronts opening session, Binder second

We’re underway at the Motul TT Assen as the Italian and South African pull clear

Dennis Foggia (Leopard Racing) set the pace in Moto3™ FP1 at the Motul TT Assen as the Italian set a 1:41.748, beating second place Darryn Binder (Petronas Sprinta Racing) by just 0.070s. Andrea Migno (Rivacold Snipers Team), despite an early crash at Turn 9, completed the top three on Friday morning.

Cool, clear conditions greeted the lightweight class in the opening Free Practice session of the weekend, and it was Romano Fenati (Sterilgarda Max Racing Team) and another crasher Gabriel Rodrigo (Indonesian Racing Gresini Moto3) who rounded out the top five.

Lorenzo Fellon (SIC58 Squadra Corse) and Stefano Nepa (BOE Owlride) crashed unhurt too, with Jaume Masia (Red Bull KTM Ajo) suffering a huge highside at Turn 9. The Spaniard was thankfully back up on his feet after being helped to the side of the track, a big one for Masia, who was declared fit after a visit to the medical centre. 

Tune into Moto3™ FP2 at 13:15 local time (GMT+2).

Top 10:
1. Dennis Foggia (Leopard Racing) – 1:41.748
2. Darryn Binder (Petronas Sprinta Racing) + 0.070
3. Andrea Migno (Rivacold Snipers Team) + 0.338
4. Romano Fenati (Sterilgarda Max Racing Team) + 0.465
5. Gabriel Rodrigo (Indonesian Racing Gresini Moto3) + 0.474
6. Niccolo Antonelli (Avintia Esponsorama Moto3) + 0.600
7. Pedro Acosta (Red Bull KTM Ajo) + 0.609
8. Tatsuki Suzuki (SIC58 Squadra Corse) + 0.655
9. John McPhee (Petronas Sprinta Racing) + 0.692
10. Stefano Nepa (BOE Owlride) + 0.738

Every practice session, qualifying battle and race, exclusive interviews, historic races and so much more fantastic content: this is VideoPass!

Source link

MotoGP NEWS FEED

2021 Suzuki GSX-R600

2021 Suzuki GSX-R600. (Suzuki/)UpsOne of the best-handling sportbikes everSuperbly balanced performanceLight weightDownsNo real updates since 2011A bit priceyNo quickshifterVerdictThe GSX-R600 may be getting long in the tooth, but the middleweight Suzuki is still one...

Dutch TT – 90 years of motorsport history

Dutch TT - 90 years of motorsport history The Cathedral of Speed celebrates nine decades of hosting elite-level racing The 90th Dutch TT will be a memorable one. Delayed by a year due to Covid-19, this anniversary will not be the big party that was planned, but the...

How to speak motorcycle

Slipper clutch or slipping clutch? There’s a big difference. Listen to any crowd of riders talking bikes and it seems like a foreign language. Just like any wide-eyed obsessive hobby, there’s a world of new words to learn. Here’s a helping hand. Two-storke and...

Wolfman Peak Tail Bag WP | Gear Review

The Wolfman Peak Tail Bag WP is a 6.5L waterproof, rack-mounted motorcycle tail bag with an 840D nylon exterior and RF-welded seams. MSRP is $169.99. (Story and photos by Moshe K. Levy, aka Moto Mouth Moshe) Wolfman’s Peak Tail Bag WP provides a compact but versatile...

2021 Suzuki SV650/X/ABS

2021 Suzuki SV650. (Suzuki/)UpsLow sticker priceFriendly yet peppy engineGood solid chassisDownsDesign is showing its ageA little heavyFront brake’s wooden response, numb feelVerdictAlthough it’s been usurped by newer competition, the SV650 is still a solid choice for...

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3. (Yamaha/)UpsSmall size, amiable manners for new ridersRevvy engine, good handling for expertsDownsNeeds slightly bigger engine to compete with rivals$300 price increaseVerdictThe R3′s debut six years ago changed the entry-level motorcycle...

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa GSX1300R Track MC Commute Review

In the motorcycle world, few streetbikes garner the type of attention as Suzuki’s Hayabusa. Long, low, and fast, the GSX1300R is the standard for motorcyclists looking to get somewhere quickly. The ’22 Hayabusa represents a modernized gentleman’s sportbike. Suzuki did...

2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350

2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 (Fireball trim) (Royal Enfield/)UpsThe beginner cruiser market gains one more competitorImpressive, well-balanced handlingEngine power may not be jaw-dropping, but its mild-mannered delivery and lack of vibration provides a very relaxed...

Form And Function: Ashley Watson’s Waxed Cotton Jackets for Motorcyclists

From the green hills of the Central Hemisphere comes Ashley Watson. Ashley is a designer who has been itching to update the laminated fabric of traditional motorcycle gear into a more classic, sustainable choice  – and he’s gone and done it with waxed cotton. ...

Royal Enfield SG650 Concept | First Look Review

Unveiled at EICMA 2021, the Royal Enfield SG650 Concept blends neo and retro design elements. In recent years, Royal Enfield has deftly toed the line between modern and retro. The all-new Meteor 350 calls back to brand’s mid-century cruisers while the Google-powered...