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World MotoGP Aragon 2 FT3: Best time for Morbidelli, all Ducatis in Q1

14:15  24 october  2020
14:15  24 october  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

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Morbidelli leads Free Practice 3 for the Teruel MotoGP , the second of the back-to-back Aragon rounds, but the Ducatis of Miller, Dovizioso and Petrucci again miss out on the top 10 and are Check out the Crash MotoGP YouTube channel - CLICK HERE. All riders set their best lap times in FP3.

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Franco Morbidelli eroberte im Schlussangriff noch die Spitze © Motorsport Images Franco Morbidelli took the lead in the final attack

Franco Morbidelli (Petronas-Yamaha) has the third free practice of the MotoGP in Aragon 2 in the last Second decided for themselves. He ousted Honda competitor Takaaki Nakagami from the front late and set the fastest time with 1: 47.333 minutes. Third was Morbidelli's team-mate Fabio Quartararo.

In view of the cool conditions (17 degrees air, 18 degrees track temperature), the soft compound dominated the tires both front and rear. Only a few used the medium tires on the rear wheel - among them Petronas Yamaha rider Quartararo, who started the session with a fresh set of tires.

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Like yesterday, he looked for the rear wheel of World Championship competitor Joan Mir to follow the Suzuki driver. On Friday, Quartararo analyzed the that Suzuki was "much faster" than the Yamaha on two or three points. Now the Frenchman apparently wanted to ascertain whether progress had been made in this regard.

In any case, the Petronas duo took the lead at the beginning of the session classification. Mir was initially behind, three tenths behind. In the early stages, however, nobody drove faster than Nakagami yesterday.

Nakagami long ahead - Petronas straddles in between

Nothing changed for a long time, as all drivers worked on their race pace and with used tires. By the halfway point of training only three drivers (Morbidelli, Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci) had improved compared to Friday. Only with the onset of the last 20 minutes did the pace pick up.

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Aragon GP race winner Alex Rins edged ahead with a 1m49.111s on the Suzuki, before Morbidelli returned to the top of the pack with a 1m48.612s. Nakagami was soon lighting up the timing screens and produced a 1m47.931s to depose Mir, before improving to a 1m47.782s to end Friday fastest of all.

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Quartararo was the first to break Nakagami's Friday best. With a fresh set of soft tires, he drove almost 0.4 seconds faster than the Honda driver yesterday. However, Nakagami soon followed suit and took the lead back. With that the time hunt for the last minutes of the session was opened.

The Japanese driver's record remained until the last lap. Morbidelli then used this to overtake Nakagami and take first place with a margin of 0.059 seconds. The LCR driver dropped to second, with Quartararo and Maverick Vinales two other Yamahas lined up behind him.

Ducati rider again represented in Q1 with one another

Alex Marquez (Honda) presented himself again strongly and finished the training in fifth place, only 0.213 seconds behind the leaders. In general, the field was extremely close together. Up to tenth place the gap was 0.382 seconds.

The last place for the direct Q2 entry went to World Championship leader Mir, who finished tenth behind Iker Lecuona (Tech-3-KTM / 6th), Alex Rins (Suzuki / 7th), Miguel Oliveira (Tech-3 -KTM / 8.) And Cal Crutchlow (LCR-Honda / 9.). This also meant that once again not a single Ducati had made it into the top 10.

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Aragon GP race winner Alex Rins edged ahead with a 1m49.111s on the Suzuki, before Morbidelli returned to the top of the pack with a 1m48.612s. Nakagami was soon lighting up the timing screens and produced a 1m47.931s to depose Mir, before improving to a 1m47.782s to end Friday fastest of all.

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Jack Miller (Pramac-Ducati) narrowly missed the jump in eleventh place. Brand colleague Dovizioso didn't get past 14th place, Petrucci only finished seventeenth. Training on Pol Espargaro (KTM) was similarly disappointing, who only finished 16th, 0.692 seconds behind, and will have to compete later in Q1.

This also applies to Stefan Bradl (Honda), who was only 19th this time after his strong performance yesterday. He was almost a second short of the best time. Last was Johann Zarco (Avintia-Ducati), who fell late and could no longer attack.

The following are directly qualified for Q2:

Franco Morbidelli (Petronas-Yamaha)

Takaaki Nakagami (LCR-Honda)

Fabio Quartararo (Petronas-Yamaha)

Maverick Vinales (Yamaha)

Alex Marquez (Honda)

Iker Lecuona (Tech-3 -KTM)

Alex Rins (Suzuki)

Miguel Oliveira (Tech-3-KTM)

Cal Crutchlow (LCR-Honda)

Joan Mir (Suzuki)

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