At dawn in Latin America the first sessions of the day were carried out. MotoGP had the first round of free practice corresponding to the Spanish Grand Prix. At the Jerez circuit, the drivers tried to reconnect with a circuit that the vast majority of them already know. Surprisingly, the top five were held by five different brands.
KTM he roared again on the Spanish track. From the hand of Brad binder, the Austrian brand was left with the best time that was given so far. The South African scored a lap of 1m38s013. Although Binder’s time places him close to what the team wants, we will have to wait to be able to have a real reference from the rest of the drivers.
Another of the surprises of the morning was the appearance in the first positions by Aleix Espargaró. The Aprilia They had taken a very big step forward at the beginning of the season, and this provisional result confirms it. 1m38s204 It was the mark set by the Spanish rider, who left him in second place, very close to Binder.
Marc Márquez He has a session again that excites him to fight for the podium. After his return to the category last weekend, the Spaniard took the third best time of the Spanish morning. It was 1m38s291 for the one of Repsol Honda, who returns to the circuit that injured him at the beginning of 2020, in a hard fall.
The championship leaders got off to a strong start heading into the following rounds. Fabio Quartararo he was fifth, almost two-tenths behind Brad Binder’s time. For its part, Johann zarco It was exactly behind him, almost a tenth. Valentino rossi could not squeeze the improvements promised by Yamaha and finished in 20th place.
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