MotoGP FT3: Russian too late
After his fall, Valentino Rossi is still doing his best. 1.117 seconds are missing from the top. This means nineteenth place.
He put Andrea Dovizioso on a good lap when you consider that he hasn’t been in qualifying since last November and that he has to get used to the Yamaha first. With Marini, Oliveira and Petrucci “Duffy” left three drivers behind.
MotoGP FT3: KTM is very much behind you
From Camp Honda, only Paul Espargaro made it into the top ten. Nakagami, Bradle and Marc Marquez are 11th, 12th and 13th, and Alex Marquez 15th.
Doesn’t look good for a KTM. Bender finished the session on the 17th, Likona on the 18th, Oliveira on the 23rd and Petrucci on the 24th.
MotoGP FT3: Aleix Espargaro’s timing has been canceled
Alex Espargaro was canceled because he timed out under the yellow flag. As a result, he was back in 16th place and Michele Perot crept into the second quarter.
MotoGP FT3: A checkered flag
The noisy final stage ends and nothing changes at the top. Francesco Bagnaia is the fastest with a time of 1: 31.936 minutes, ahead of Fabio Quartararo and Jack Miller.
Joan Mir is also the Sovereign in fourth, as was his Suzuki teammate Alex Rins in seventh. Both drivers in Aprilia are safe in Q2 with the fifth and sixth positions.
The other Q2 venues are secured by Johann Zarco, Pol Espargaro and Jorge Martin.
MotoGP FT3: Petrucci crash
Petrucci is flying at Turn 8 and needs a few moments to get back on his feet. The yellow flags of course hinder the other drivers’ time attacks.
Moments later, Petrucci’s Tech 3 teammate Iker Likona also fell.
MotoGP FT3: Marquez crash!
Turn 14 Honda with starting number 93 on the ground!
The sports companion tries to push it, but the engine does not start. So Marquis has to give up, turn away. Since he’s only 13 years old, he’ll be competing in the first quarter in the afternoon.
MotoGP FT3: Bagnaia takes a step forward
The Aragonese winner finished 1:31.936, lowering Quartararo’s mark by 0.039 seconds. Behind them, Mir, Vinales, Miller, Martin, Peru, Nakagami, Zarco and Marc Marquez occupy the second quarter positions.
MotoGP FT3: Top 10
Many return to the pits 10 minutes before the time runs out. The order is: Quartararo, Mir, Vinales, Bagnaia, Martin, Nakagami, Zarco, Marc Marquez, Morbidelli and Alex Marquez.
MotoGP FT3: Best time in Quartararo
The favorite leads the World Cup with a time of 1: 31.975 minutes. His new teammate Morbidley rose to sixth place.
The next slip takes place on turn 10. She catches Miguel Oliveira, who was just on his lap.
MotoGP FT3: Bradl Crash
Stefan Bradel has a harmless slip of turn 14. The marshal pushes his Honda away. Fortunately, nothing happened to the Germans.
MotoGP FT3: The Final Stage
The last 15 minutes have been run and most of the drivers are leaving with a soft rear tyre. Rossi also changed his leather suit and left the pits with his second Yamaha. We are approaching the crucial stage of training.
MotoGP FT3: Only a humble Honda
Nakagami is the best Honda rider in fifth place. Marc Marquez and Paul Espargaro are 13th and 14th, both 0.8secs behind and should have a chance to get into the top 10.
MotoGP FT3: KTM is not in the top ten
Yesterday, the KTM was more than a second behind in dry morning practice. This is now clear too. Oliveira is the 16th, 19th, and the 21st, and the 23rd from Petrucci.
MotoGP FT3: Best time in Vinales
Newbie Aprilia shows that his lap yesterday wasn’t a flash in the pan. With 1:32,200 minutes, the Vinales sets the new best time. Behind him are Bagnaya, Quartararo, Mir and Nakagami.
Vinales led this lap with a soft rear tire.
Wildcard writer Stefan Bradel is also very competitive for seventh place.
MotoGP FT3: Russian crash
At the age of 13, Valentino Rossi loses control and falls down. Nothing happened to him, he was back on his feet immediately. The airbag is opened and there is a hole in the leather suit with his extended hip! Of course he has to change them.
MotoGP FT3: Lots of Mosquitoes
Even on the camera images, you can see countless mosquitoes flying around, which also contaminate the driver’s masks. Mechanics clean the windshield in the box. Miller’s eye was even found by a mosquito, which is why he had to be treated briefly in the box.
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