Saturday’s free practice MotoGP It started out very roughly. Fabio Quartararo He had a spectacular accident from which he had to leave on a stretcher and left him on crutches. The Frenchman is waiting for the medical condition to be able to get back on track. The Spanish route is very difficult due to the cold in the surroundings. The tires don’t have enough grip, and the drops are constant.
Waiting for the news of the evolution of Quartararo, his partner Franco Morbidelli he had the best time of the Spanish morning. The Italian had a good pace all weekend and hopes to crown it with pole position this Saturday. In addition, he must take advantage of the great pace of the Yamaha at this circuit to take the most points in Sunday’s race. Maverick Viñales he has the best time of the weekend, that’s why he continues to lead the general classification in training.
In second place there is a very surprising name. Cal crutchlow he got rid of all the bad luck, squeezed the accelerator off the Honda, and got behind Morbidelli. Crutchlow was coming from various injuries and operations. However, nothing prevented him from being half a second behind the leader of the day.
Pol Espargaró closed the top three. On the virtual podium, the Spanish rider showed the parity between the brands. With his KTM He finished third, very close to Crutchlow. However, the Aprilias cannot improve. The best classified is Aleix Espargaró who was placed in eighth position and will have to look for an alternative if he wants to fight for the front row on Sunday.
The second of the championship, Joan Mir, finished in fourth place. This leaves Yamaha, Honda, KTM and Suzuki in the top four of this Saturday’s time classifier. Mir could not do much more in the face of the difficulties of the cold and the tires. After his podium at Le Mans, Alex Marquez will seek to repeat. The Spanish finished fifth in the final qualifier of the training sessions.