The Spanish pilot could not complete the classification and the French will start again from the first position, followed by Maverick Viñales and Francesco Bagnaia.
Finally, Marc Márquez He was unable to recover from the surgery he underwent this week for the fracture in his arm, and he had to get off the Andalusian Grand Prix. Fabio Quartararo He will start on pole, like in Jerez, followed by Maverick Viñales and Francesco Bagnaia.
Márquez said he was present in free practice 3 and 4, but in Q1 he only went out on the track without marking time. He got into the pits not to go out again and Alberto Puig confirmed that he will not participate in Sunday’s race. “The plan was to do a longer run this afternoon and because of the heat or fatigue in the morning, he has had more pain and we have understood that it was better not to take more risk,” he explained.
And he added: “It was what we thought, we followed the plan, not testing yesterday and leaving it for this morning and analyzing in the afternoon. We have decided what was best, always responding to the pilot’s physical condition. Marc has been listening to his body how he responded and in the morning in one way and he felt it in the afternoon in another and when he saw that he couldn’t, we understood that he has already done a lot by coming and trying ”.
“We have supported him at all times and we have made the right decision, a champion if he believes he has options he cannot stay at home, he has to prove it, he has done it and now he has pain in his arm, he is inflamed and there are many races left and life takes many turns ”, he completed.
With the loss of the champion, his main competitors will have the possibility of scaring him 50 points of advantage.
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