Francesco Bagnaia won the best starting position in today's qualifying and became the first MotoGP rider in history to complete a lap in Austin in less than two minutes and two seconds. In the prev interview after qualifying, he said: "I feel great. We've done a very good job all weekend so far. That I managed to complete a lap under 2.02 is amazing, especially because there are a lot of bumps on the track. We're definitely going to have a hard time in the sprint race. , because Alex Marquez and I have a very similar rhythm."
Francesco Bagnaia won the best starting position in Austin with a track record (2.01.892). Next to him, Alex Rins and Luca Marini will start the sprint and main race from the front row. Fourth place was taken by Alex Marquez ahead of overall leader Marco Bezzechi and Aleix Espargaro. Fabio Quartararo set the seventh time this time. Maverick Vinales, Johann Zarco and Jack Miller completed the top ten. The eleventh and twelfth times were set by Brad Binder and Jorge Martin. The Spaniard, who was sick all week, failed to join the fight for the top places after two falls. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1647277054570770433 Joan Mir will start the race from thirteenth place. The fourteenth time was set by Franco Morbidelli, returning from injury Miguel Oliveira p
Alex Marquez won his first top starting position in the elite class in today's qualifying. But the road to get there was not easy. The Spaniard first had to compete in the slower qualifying group. He qualified for the fastest class with the best time. The drama was not over for him, as he fell right at the end of the first part, and then his motorcycle caught fire. At the end of the second part, when the track started to dry, he took a risk with the spare and put dry track tires on the motorcycle. He did this at just the right time, as he managed to set the fastest time with an exceptional lap. "I am very satisfied. The first part of qualifying was very demanding. At the end, when I tried to overtake Joan Miro, I made a mistake and fell. Then the motorcycle caught fire. Despite everything, I managed to push forward.
Alex Marquez won the best starting position in qualifying in Argentina. The Spaniard's risk with dry track tires paid off right at the end of qualifying. For him, this is the first best starting position in the elite class. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1642173335814504453?t=2zB-bVSL0A4YynV10pZSVQ&s=19 Marco Bezzecchi and Francesco Bagnaia will start today's sprint race and tomorrow's main race alongside him. The latter also put dry track tires on the motorcycle at the end. The fourth time was set by Franco Morbidelli ahead of Maverick Vinales, Johann Zarco and Luca Marini. The top ten was completed by Jorge Martin, Aleix Espargaro and Fabio Quartararo. The eleventh and twelfth starting places were secured by the racers of the LCR Honda team. Takaaki N
Francesco Bagnaia finished today's qualifying, which counts both for the sprint and tomorrow's main race, in second place, just 0,064 seconds behind the fastest Marquez. The Italian was on the threshold of the best starting position before Marc Marquez improved his time right at the end. In the first interview immediately after qualifying, he expressed his satisfaction with his performance, but nevertheless believes that he could have improved his time in the final attempt if he had not been hindered by four racers who drove slowly on the ideal line. "I was satisfied with my first lap. In the second I was even faster, but I ran into four racers who drove slowly on the ideal line. So I lost the possibility of the best starting position. Nevertheless, I am satisfied with what I showed. We are in good position
With a track record in Portimao (1.37.226), Marc Marquez won the best starting position before the premier sprint race in the MotoGP class. Next to him, Francesco Bagnaia and Jorge Martin will start from the front row. The reigning world champion led all the way to the finish when Marc Marquez overtook him with the help of a wind from Eneja Bastaianini. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1639591254991470594 Home ace Miguel Oliveira will occupy the fourth starting position ahead of Jack Miller, who crashed at the end of qualifying. The third turn was fatal for the Australian. The sixth time was set by Enea Bastaianini ahead of Maverick Vinales and the Mooney VR46 Racing team. Marco Bezzecchi was faster than Luca Marini this time. French racers Johann Zarco and Fab took tenth and eleventh place
Fabio Quartararo was a bit disappointed with his performance in today's qualifying. As he admitted, he expected much more than the final ninth place, but he couldn't find his way on the wet track. Despite the second place in the rainy race in Indonesia, the current world champion has never been among the best racers in wet driving. Regardless, he was ranked among the top ten in the rainy Saturday free practice. Today, however, he was far from fighting for the best starting position. His best time of 1.56.326 was 1,1 seconds worse than the fastest Marco Marquez. "Disappointed, because I expected more," the Frenchman was clear after qualifying. "I set a time of 1:56.7 in the first attempt, but then there was no significant improvement until the end of qualifying. This is some
Francesco Bagnaia won the best starting position (1: 31.504) before the race in Assen. Fabio Quartararo and Jorge Martin will start tomorrow. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1540679603286589440 The Spaniard led after the first attempts, but in the end he was overtaken by Bagnaia and Quartararo. Marco Bezzecchi placed fourth in front of Aleix Espargaro, Jack Miller and Johann Zarco. Miguel Oliveira, Alex Rins and Brad Binder finished in the top ten. The KTM racers advanced to the second half through a slower qualifying group. Maverick Vinales, who started last year’s race from first place, set the eleventh time this time. The twelfth, however, was Takaaki Nakagami.
Aleix Espargaro won the best starting position before the race in Barcelona with a new track record (1: 38.742). https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1533069494943358976 Francesco Bagnaia and Fabio Quartararo will also start from the front row. The Frenchman led after the first part of Q2, but was overtaken by Espargaro and Bagnaia in the end. Johann Zarco put the fourth time ahead of Fabio Di Giannantoni and Jorge Martin. Seventh was Alex Rins ahead of Maverick Vinales, who broke into the faster group after being the fastest in Q1. Luca Marini and Pol Espargaro finished in the top ten. Eleventh was Jack Miller and twelfth was Takaaki Nakagami. The Japanese broke into the faster group as the second in Q1. Qualifying is due to a fall in the third free time
Helmut Marko believes that race commissioners should punish Charles Leclerc. Namely, Monačan missed the weigh-in place in the second part of the qualifications. He was then pushed there by Ferrari mechanics. Ferrari claimed that they did not change anything on the car during the move. The incident is not under investigation. Nevertheless, this did not stop Mark from demanding a penalty for Monaco, who together with Carlos Sainz occupied the first starting line-up. He told the Austrian ORF after the qualifiers: "He drove past the weigh-in. They didn't change anything on the race car, but according to the rules he would deserve a penalty. I have nothing against Leclerc. the result, but I don't think the mechanics are pushing back. "
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