Motorcycling

Bradl fastest in Moto2 test

Germany's Stefan Bradl clocked the fastest time in the final Moto2 test before the season gets under way.

 
Bradl fastest in Moto2  - MotorcyclingImago
 

The Viessmann Kiefer Racing rider clocked one minute 42.697 seconds at Jerez, nearly a third of a second quicker than second-fastest Marc Marquez of Spain (Catalunya Caixa Repsol).

Japanese rider Yuki Takahashi (Gresini Racing) was third fastest, a further third of a second back.

2010 Moto2 runner-up Julian Simon was seventh fastest, while Britain's Bradley Smith was 11th quickest overall with a best lap of 1:43.997 during the week, though he was only 15th fastest on Sunday.

The season stars in Qatar on March 20.

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