Full FP2 results from the Spanish MotoGP

Danilo Petrucci heads up a Ducati 1-2 in the second free practice at Jerez following the early domination from the Honda riders ahead of the Spanish MotoGP.

After Repsol Honda duo Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo topped opening practice with a 1-2 this morning, both factory Ducati riders hooked up late fast laps to lockout the top two spots on the FP2 times with Petrucci setting a 1m 37.909s to beat team-mate Andrea Dovizioso by 0.097s.

The session was halted by a red flag with just under three minutes remaining after Karel Abraham crashed after losing control of his rear-end slide which sent him off on the inside of Turn 5, with Aprilia wildcard rider Bradley Smith high-siding at the same corner just seconds later.

After an eight-minute session delay, with Smith being taken to the medical centre as a precaution, FP2 recommenced with a number of riders producing late final flying laps to shake-up the FP2 order.

Cal Crutchlow, who led the times before Petrucci’s fastest effort, held on to third place for LCR Honda in front of Marquez with Maverick Vinales in fifth place for Monster Yamaha despite appearing visibly frustrated on track trying to hook up a fast lap.

MotoGP rookie Fabio Quartararo has continued to impress on the Petronas Yamaha in sixth place, having also had a faster lap time deleted due to the red flag stoppage, ahead of an eye-catching performance from HRC wildcard Stefan Bradl in seventh.

Takaaki Nakagami, the fastest rider from the November post-season test at Jerez, slotted into eighth place with Lorenzo taking ninth place with his final lap for Repsol Honda.

Francesco Bagnaia held on to a top 10 spot ahead of Pramac Ducati team-mate Jack Miller with Pol Espargaro leading the Red Bull KTM charge in 12th place.

With Andrea Iannone in 13th place for Aprilia, it saw Valentino Rossi shuffled down to 14th place for Monster Yamaha having struggled to match the top 10 pace in the closing stages of FP2, as Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro grabbed 15th.

Americas MotoGP winner Alex Rins could only managed 16th place for Suzuki, directly ahead of rookie team-mate Alex Rins who suffered a surprise late fall at Turn 1 after the chequered flag had been shown.

Franco Morbidelli has ended FP2 down in 18th as his session started in embarrassing fashion when he stalled his Petronas Yamaha trying to exit the pit lane.

Hafizh Syahrin completed just three laps in the afternoon session before he suffered a heavy fall at Turn 10 which ruled him out for Red Bull KTM Tech3.


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