Home glory for Tatsuki Suzuki saw the Leopard rider secure pole for the Moto3 Japanese GP at Motegi on Saturday. VisionTrack’s Scott Ogden stunned in difficult conditions to claim his maiden world championship front row from second with Autosolar GasGas Aspar’s Sergio Garcia completing the celebrations after the duo battled through from Q1.
The rain arrived in earnest for Saturday’s action with Leopard’s Dennis Foggia leading the morning’s final practice ahead of the qualifying battle.
The rain abating as Garcia took to a sodden track amongst the big hitters vying for promotion in the opening 15-minute session with both VisionTrack riders Ogden and Josh Whatley also in action.
Taiyo Furusato set the initial 2’12.749 pace with the Brits running second and third, CFMoto’s Carlos Tatay demoting them to the edge of the promotion zone as the pack crossed the line for the first time.Read more on bikesportnews.com