Moto GP – Aragon GP – Qualifying
The 15th race of the calendar goes back to Spain for the 3rd time, as the Motorland circuit of Aragon gets ready for its respective GP.
First qualy session went green and riders enter the track, with the biggest news being the return of the former multi Moto GP champion Marc Marquez, as the Spaniard rider goes back at racing after a successful surgery on his shoulder. As the first stint saw the Respol rider up front, with the Aprillia of Aleix Espargaro also fighting its way through Q2.
Last attemtps saw a considerable number of rider attempting to climb to the advancing positions, as Aleix climbed the top spot, it looked like Marc would take part of the Q2 session, but a flying lap of Johann Zarco denied the Spaniard and the Frenchman advanced with the Aprillia rider. As many attempt were cut short after a last lap incident by Pol Espargaro
13. Marc Márquez /// 14. Luca Marini /// 15. Fabio Di Giannantonio
16. Maverick Viñales /// 17. Álex Márquez ///18. Pol Espargaró
19. Cal Crutchlow /// 20. Franco Morbidelli /// 21. Raúl Fernández
22. Remy Gardner /// 23. Darryn Binder
The Q2 session went underway, with Francesco Bagnaia on the quest to maintain the hot qualy streak, several riders could avoid the Ducati rider taking the pole position. First stint saw a provisional front row for Ducati bikes, with Bagnaia holding pole position. With Brad Binder and Alex Rins closing top 5
Last flying lap saw the top 6 riders on a flying, it looked quite open from the riders to grab pole position, but once again, Bagnaia shows its supremacy on sundays, as his fastest lap was way ahead from the rest, with only Jack Miller on a tenth behind. Enea Bastianini closes another strong qualy performance with a 3th place. Meanwhile Aleix Espargaro, Johann Zarco and Fabio Quartararo close the 2nd row.
1. Francesco Bagnaia /// 2. Jack Miller /// 3. Enea Bastianini
4. Aleix Espargaró /// 5. Johann Zarco /// 6. Fabio Quartararo
7. Marco Bezzecchi /// 8. Jorge Martín /// 9. Álex Rins
10. Brad Binder /// 11. Miguel Oliveira /// 12. Takaaki Nakagami
Another dominant performance of Bagnaia, seeking for another gap reduction on the standings against championship leader Fabio Quartararo. As every race becomes critical with a few rounds to go.