Marc Marquez
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Defending champion Marc Marquez fought hard after a poor Free Practice 1 to end the day as the fastest rider in Friday's practice session of the 2014 Argentina Grand Prix at Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo.

Where to Watch Live

The third practice session starts at 1pm BST. Live coverage of the qualifying race for the Argentine Grand Prix starts at 4pm BST on BT Sports 2. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Practice Review

Marquez failed to finish in the top ten during the FP1 as the Honda rider was in the 14th place, clocking a time of 1:45.103, trailing Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo by 2.299s at the top. However, the 21-year-old bounced back in the second practice session and clocked a time of 1:39.313.

The Spaniard's Honda teammate and compatriot Dani Pedrosa was 10.83s behind Marquez in the second spot. Forward rider Aleix Espargaro managed to come third in the second practice session with a time of 1:40.566s.

After taking the top spot in the first practice session, Lorenzo managed to finish in the top 10 and was ninth. Meanwhile, his Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi came eighth in the second session.

Top 10 MotoGP Free Practice 2 Times from Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo:

1. Marc Marquez (ESP) Honda 1:39.313s

2. Dani Pedrosa (ESP) Honda 1:40.396s

3. Aleix Espargaro (ESP) Forward 1:40.566s

4. Stefan Bradl (GER) LCR 1:40.891s

5. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA) Ducati 1:41.042s

6. Bradley Smith (GBR) Tech 3 1:41.303s

7. Pol Espargaro (ESP) Tech 3 1:41.368s

8. Valentino Rossi (ITA) Yamaha 1:41.395s

9. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP) Yamaha 1:41.533s

10. Andrea Iannone (ITA) Pramac 1:41.924s