Jack Miller Leads after FP2 at Le Mans, French GP

May 12, 2023Ray Milton

Jack Miller (KTM Racing) tops FP2 edging ahead of Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia) at Le Mans. Miller stole the fastest lap right at the end of the session by a gap of 0.119s after Espargaro and Marco Bezzecchi traded the top spot throughout the session. Marc Marquez (Team HRC) suffered his second crash on the weekend but was able to salvage an 8th fastest on the session.

FP2 yielded multiple crashes. Lorenzo Savadori (RNF Aprilia), Augusto Fernandez (Tech3 GAS GAS) and Alex Marquez (Gresini Ducati) in the first 15 minutes. Fabio Quartararo failed to make it into Q2 setting a best 1:31.650s finishing 12th best .

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Aleic Espargaro at the 2023 French GP During Free Practice. Photo by Gold and Goose/Motorsport Images

Full FP2 Results are Below

1 Jack MillerKTM1’30.950 
2 Aleix EspargaroAprilia1’31.0690.119
3 Marco BezzecchiDucati1’31.1500.200
4 Jorge MartinDucati1’31.2350.285
5 Johann ZarcoDucati1’31.2760.326
6 Maverick ViñalesAprilia1’31.3420.392
7 Brad BinderKTM1’31.3520.402
8 Marc MarquezHonda1’31.4320.482
9 Francesco BagnaiaDucati1’31.4670.517
10 Alex MarquezDucati1’31.5080.558
11 Luca MariniDucati1’31.5110.561
12 Fabio QuartararoYamaha1’31.6500.700
13 Alex RinsHonda1’31.9420.992
14 Augusto FernandezKTM1’31.9901.040
15 Takaaki NakagamiHonda1’31.9981.048
16 Franco MorbidelliYamaha1’32.1431.193
17 Fabio Di GiannantonioDucati1’32.3111.361
18 Joan MirHonda1’32.3691.419
19 Danilo PetrucciDucati1’33.0222.072
20 Lorenzo SavadoriAprilia1’33.4892.539
21 Jonas FolgerKTM1’33.6722.722

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