The surprises in the Catalan Grand Prix from MotoGP they are still tremendous, with only a few hours left for the qualifying event. After a very even Friday, where the Ducati they were able to demonstrate their might, Yamaha achieved a result that places him as the firm candidate to win the first place today and tomorrow’s race.
Again, Franco Morbidelli He proved that he is one of the most talented drivers on the grid in the category. The Italian, with a motorcycle two years older, got the best time of the weekend beating the championship leaders. It was 1m38s929, to fully enter the Q2 of the next few hours and be one more candidate for a career that promises to be heart-stopping.
Fabio Quartararo, leader of the Motorcycle World Championship, was the second best driver on Saturday. The Frenchman put his M1 back at the top of the timesheets and was only five hundredths slower than Morbidelli. Quartararo will seek to gain difference with respect to Johann zarco, who could only be seventh and hopes to improve little by little in the Qualy.
Miguel Oliveira he was the one who closed the top three of the third free practice session this Saturday. It was 1m39s052 for the Portuguese, who last weekend finished second, although with quite a difference with respect to the leader, Fabio Quartararo. However, Oliveira confirmed the improvements that the KTM in the last weeks. Your partner, Brad binder, was sixth.
Huge step forward for Valentino rossi. The nine-time champion was very fast throughout the day and finished in tenth place, leaving out (momentarily) of the Q2 a Jack Miller, with the Ducati of the official team. For its part, Marc Márquez still with problems and Sling does not respond. It was 15th, almost a second behind Morbidelli.
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