MotoGP » MOTO2/MOTO3 QUIZ: 2012 season in review

Marc Marquez, Sandro Cortese, Maverick Vinales, Pol Espargaro - the Moto2 and new Moto3 classes really do give us a glimpse into the future of the top tier of world championship motorcycling, with Marquez in particular already MotoGP-bound to replace Casey Stoner at Honda in 2013.

But before we get ahead of ourselves, there's just time for one last look back over the events of 2012 to see how Marquez, Cortese at al got to where they are in an eventful, action-packed season.

Think you know and can remember everything that happened in Moto2 and Moto3 this year? Now's your chance to prove it! And even if you don't have 20-20 perfect rear-view vision there's plenty of facts and figures that should intrigue and delight you all the same, from the youngest and oldest on the grid to maiden victories and the final winning margins.

Ready to start? Then put aside Google, Wikipedia and other online reference sources (even Crash.net's news archives!) and try your hand, beginning with the first question below. Don't forget to let us know how you get on with the quiz by using the comments section to impress us with your triumphs!

Question 1. Let's start at the beginning: which Moto2 rider set the pace in all the practice sessions and then even took pole at the season opener at Losail, Qatar in April - but did not win the race itself despite leading for six of the 20 laps?
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