It seems that Fabio Quartararo does not want to repeat the history of 2020. After leading most of the championship of MotoGP, the Frenchman was left with the desire to obtain his first title. After a psychological work, ‘El Diablo’ improved his performance and it seems that it will not be easy to beat. This Saturday, he had the best time in the classification of the Italian Grand Prix.
With a time of 1m45s187Not only did he take first place on the starting grid for tomorrow’s race. Quartararo smashed the Mugello track record and once again demonstrated the power of Yamaha, on a circuit that was dominated throughout the weekend by Ducati, who could not find the rhythm to get into the fight.
After leading most of the weekend sessions, Francesco Bagnaia he finished in second place in the rankings. The Italian was almost 3 tenths slower than Quartararo, and with a time of 1m45s417, was behind the French. The third place of the qualifying test was also occupied by Ducati, although it was Johann zarco, with that of Pramac.
The surprise of the classification was given Aleix Espargaró. The pilot of Aprilia It was a thunderbolt on the Mugello circuit and closed one of the best weekends of his sports career. Espargaró finished fourth, four tenths behind Quartararo, and can achieve his second podium in MotoGP. The first was achieved in the 2014 Aragon Grand Prix.
Marquez – Rossi
Valentino rossi he couldn’t improve his pace for the weekend. With his new helmet, the Italian tried to improve the times of the training sessions, but could only be 19th. Marc Márquez instead he was able to change course and qualified for the second batch. Márquez will start in 11th position, just above his teammate, Pol Espargaro.
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