Friday, October 15

PRACTICE DELAYED AT PHILLIP ISLAND

FLOODING of the Phillip Island circuit - water running across Gardner Straight not far from the exit of Turn 12 - delayed practice for the world championship classes at Philllip Island on Friday, October 15.

Practice for the 125s was due to get underway at midday but was delayed until 2.40pm while the water was cleared. Enlishman Bradley Smith ended up fastest in this, with a best lap of 1m 54.547s - just ahead of Marc Marquez on the Red Bull Ajo Motorspport Derbi with 1m 55.472s. The Lambretta of Danny Kent was third fastest at 1:55.655 tehn it was Sandro Cortese then Nicolas Terol.