The first free practice session of the MotoGP Aragon Grand Prix It started at dawn on Friday. This weekend’s race will be tough after Valentino rossi He will not be present after confirming that he is positive for coronavirus. In addition, it is expected that in the next few hours it will be confirmed whether Yamaha decided to replace it.
Maverick Viñales he took the best time of the first session. The weekend started with the peculiarity that the start had to be delayed after the low temperatures on the track. After half an hour of waiting, the pilots were able to roll on a track that barely passed ten degrees. This caused that there were many crashes in the Spanish circuit.
In second position was Franco Morbidelli. The Italian had a very competitive day and hopes to repeat the results in the following sessions of the weekend. ‘Morbid’ was less than a tenth of Viñales and showed the power of the Yamaha in the elaborate circuit of Aragon. Surely for Valentino rossi It will be bad news as he was looking for his 200th podium.
To close the ‘podium’, Fabio Quartararo he froze his times to almost two-tenths of the leaders. The Frenchman must seek the best possible result in Aragon to be able to consolidate its leadership in the championship that is very fought. Joan Mir, which is the second, finished sixth to almost six tenths of the leaders and will be aware of what he will do Quartararo.
The Yamaha They completed a highly coveted triplet. However, Sling He completed a very good day considering the poor performance he had been having. Alex Marquez He finished fourth in the batch, after taking his first podium of the season. In addition, in fifth position and very close to the Spanish, he arrived Takaaki Nakagami.