AP250 defending champion Andy Muhammad Fadly came 0.183 seconds away from smashing Muklada Sarapuech’s Sepang lap record when he posted a 2’24.966s flying lap in the first day of practice at the 2020 FIM Asia Road Racing Championship season opener.


Fadly’s best time was posted early in the day, in Practice 1. The Motul Manual Tech Racing Team rider was the only rider to lap below 2’25 in the first day of practice.


IDEMITSU Boon Siew Honda Racing Team’s Muhammad Izam Ikmal and Fadly’s Manual Tech team mate Aiki Iyoshi have put themselves provisionally on the front row when they posted 2’25.427s and 2’25.694s respectively.


ONEXOX TKKR SAG Racing Team’s Mohd Muzakkir Mohamed put in a solid performance on home ground when he ended the first day fourth fastest with 2’25.916s.


The class rookie, Mohd Idlan Haqimi Raduan from IDEMITSU Boon Siew Honda Racing Team, also looks to be on the right track when he closed at fifth quickest with 2’25.942s.


YAMAHA Racing Indonesia’s Anggi Setiawan was sixth fastest, followed by TVS Racing’s lead rider Vorapong Malahuan who posted seventh with 2’27.059s. Mohd Danial Syahmi, Rey Ratukore and Wahyu Nugroho completed the top-10 of the day.



AP250: Top 5 Practice Results

2019 Lap Record: 2’24.783s – Muklada Sarapuech (THA) (Honda)


  1. Andy Fadly (INA) (Kawasaki)                 2’24.966s
  2. Izam Ikmal (MAS) (Honda)                    2’25.427s
  3. Aiki Iyoshi (JPN) (Kawasaki)                  2’25.694s
  4. Muzakkir Mohamed (MAS) (Yamaha)  2’25.916s
  5. Idlan Haqimi Raduan (MAS) (Honda)   2’25.942s