After a first run in which all the pilots finished less than two seconds apart, the power of Ducati was felt in the Catalan Grand Prix from MotoGP. Johann zarco he was the rider with the best rhythm on Friday, and took first place in batch two. At the Barcelona circuit, the Frenchman showed that he wants to fight the championship hand in hand with Fabio Quartararo.
The team driver Ducati pramac he set the fastest lap of the day and finished in first place. It was 1m39s235 for the Frenchman, who is an escort in the championship and will seek to close the gap this Sunday. Last weekend, Zarco was at the gates of the podium, as he finished in fourth place, very close to Joan Mir, which was third.
The leader of the championship, Fabio Quartararo finished in third place in the timesheets, after leading much of the batch, the Frenchman lost first place to Zarco and second place to the hands of Franco Morbidelli. It was 1m39s401 for Fabio, who will be looking for another victory after winning at the Mugello circuit a week ago.
Morbidelli once again showed his talent. With a 2019 bike of the year and without the improvements that his teammate and the official Yamaha bikes have, he finished in second place. ‘Morbido’ finished second, after 1m39s256. In this way, Morbidelli is within the Q2 and will seek his first pole of the season in tomorrow’s qualifying.
The second part of the day was not the best for the MotoGP idols. Valentino rossi fell far behind in the timesheets, finishing in 19th place, just above Lorenzo Savadori Y Jorge Martin. For its part, Marc Márquez he couldn’t find the rhythm that everyone expected. It was 15th, almost a second behind Zarco.
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