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Indian Moto3, Combined Practice | Moreira fastest as title rivals suffer heavy falls

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Diogo Moreira, MT Helmets - MSi, 2023 Moto3, Indian Moto3, Buiddh, action [Gold & Goose]

Diogo Moreira holds the advantage heading into Q2 after toppling Collin Veijer in the final stages of the third and final Indian Moto3 practice session at the Buddh International Circuit.

The Brazilian rider savvily chose to avoid getting amongst a huge swarming pack of riders looking to pick up a tow, the guaranteed space around him allowing him to focus on his own lines.

It meant that, while rivals tripped over one another behind him, Moreira hit the beam with a weekend best of 1m 59.375secs.


It was enough to get the better of Husqvarna IntactGP rider Veijer, the Dutchman having looked on course to remain at the summit of the timesheets after lowering his Friday best to a 1m 59.438secs lap, only for Moreira to pip him at the flag.

Ayumu Sasaki followed his team-mate in third, though was lucky to get the opportunity to do so as one of three title contenders to suffer falls during an eventful session.

While Sasaki’s slip off was fairly innocuous, the same couldn’t be said for Deniz Oncu, who came down slowly but heavily on the entry to the pit-lane. The Turk was seen clutching his wrist as he made it way back to the pit box and while he’d get back on track before the end for a lap good enough to reach Q2, a black flag thrown by stewards would see it scrubbed, demoting him to 18th and into Q1.

Meanwhile, championship leader Daniel Holgado endured another woeful start to Saturday as a big crash with five minutes remaining consigned him to 17th on the timesheets. The Spaniard, who has largely led the overall standings since the start of the year, comes into this race with a slender four point lead over Jaume Masia.

The Leopard Racing rider booked his place in Q2 with a run to sixth, while burgeoning title contender David Alonso - winner in three of the last four races - left it until his last lap but made it through in eighth himself.

2023 Indian Moto3 | Buddh International Circuit | Practice Results [P1+P2+P3] | Round 13 of 20
Pos.NameNat.TeamMotorcycleLap Time
1Diogo Moreira🇧🇷MT Helmets - MSIKTM1m 59.375
2Collin Veijer🇳🇱Husqvarna IntactGPHusqvarna1m 59.438
3Ayumu Sasaki🇯🇵Husqvarna IntactGPHusqvarna1m 59.516
4Taiyo Furusato🇯🇵Honda Team AsiaHonda1m 59.586
5Matteo Bertelle🇮🇹Rivacold Snipers TeamHonda1m 59.627
6Jaume Masia🇪🇦Leopard RacingHonda1m 59.752
7Jose Antonio Rueda🇪🇦Red Bull KTM AjoKTM1m 59.775
8David Alonso🇨🇴GASGAS Aspar M3GasGas1m 59.837
9Riccardo Rossi🇮🇹SIC58 Squadra CorseHonda1m 59.859
10Ivan Ortola🇪🇦Angeluss MTA TeamKTM1m 59.951
11Joel Kelso🇦🇺CFMoto PruestelGPCFMoto1m 59.976
12David Salvador🇪🇦CIP Green PowerKTM1m 59.977
13Stefano Nepa🇮🇹Angeluss MTA TeamKTM2m 00.090
14David Munoz🇪🇦BOE MotorsportsKTM2m 00.154
15Kaito Toba🇯🇵SIC58 Squadra CorseHonda2m 00.177
16Scott Ogden🇬🇧VisionTrack RacingHonda2m 00.199
17Daniel Holgado🇪🇦Red Bull KTM Tech3KTM2m 00.446
18Deniz Oncu🇹🇷Red Bull KTM AjoKTM2m 00.608
19Joshua Whatley🇬🇧VisionTrack RacingHonda2m 00.665
20Ryusei Yamanaka🇯🇵GASGAS Aspar M3GasGas2m 00.751
21Tatsuki Suzuki🇪🇦Leopard RacingHonda2m 00.804
22Xavier Artigas🇪🇦CFMoto PruestelGPCFMoto2m 00.806
23Filippo Farioli🇮🇹Red Bull KTM Tech3KTM2m 01.025
24Syarifuddin Azman🇲🇾MT Helmets - MSIKTM2m 01.164
25Mario Suryo Aji🇮🇩Honda Team AsiaHonda2m 01.221
26Lorenzo Fellon🇫🇷CIP Green PowerKTM2m 01.521
27Danial Shahril🇲🇾Petronas MIE M Lav RacingHonda2m 01.898
28Ana Carrasco🇪🇦BOE MotorsportsKTM2m 01.919
29Kadai Yassen Ahamed🇮🇳Petronas MIE M Lav RacingHonda2m 06.082
WRomano Fenati🇮🇹Rivacold Snipers TeamHonda

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