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Motorcycles Barcelona MotoGP: Quartararo dominant in first practice

13:36  25 september  2020
13:36  25 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Free Practice ( 1 ) results from the Catalunya MotoGP at Barcelona , round 8 of the revised 2020 season. Quartararo fastest as the top four title contenders fill the top four places during opening practice for the Catalunya MotoGP at Barcelona .

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Petronas Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo dominated the opening practice for the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix by 0.410 seconds, while Misano podium finisher Joan Mir crashed.

a close up of a motorcycle: Fabio Quartararo, Petronas Yamaha SRT © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Fabio Quartararo, Petronas Yamaha SRT

The final part of the second triple-header this season got underway in cool conditions at the Catalunya circuit, with Quartararo setting the early pace on his Yamaha at the scene of his debut MotoGP podium in 2019.

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The French rider is battling illness this weekend, but leaped to the top of the order at the start of the session with a 1m41.551s, before bettering that to a 1m41.377s.

Factory Yamaha counterpart Maverick Vinales edged ahead soon after with a 1m41.272s, improving on his next effort to a 1m41.105s as he went out straight away on a full fuel tank to start understanding the feeling of his M1 under race conditions.

Quartararo returned to top spot with a 1m40.872s just over 10 minutes into the session, which stood as the benchmark right up until the closing stages.

And it was the Petronas rider who put it under threat, lighting up the timing screens across the final three sectors of the Catalunya circuit with three minutes to go to post a 1m40.584s.

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On his final lap, Quartararo found more time and ended the session with a 1m40.431s, heading Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso.

The Italian was top Ducati runner in a low-key session for Desmosedici riders, with Dovizioso jumping up to second in the latter stages with a 1m40.861s after fitting a fresh soft rear tyre.

Suzuki’s Mir crashed at Turn 5 in the opening stages, but was soon back out on track and ended the morning third fastest with a 1m31.060s.

Vinales was fourth at the chequered flag ahead of Aleix Espargaro on the Aprilia, with the sister Petronas bike of Franco Morbidelli completing the top six.

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The Briton was ninth fastest and top Honda runner in ninth ahead of Tech 3 KTM’s Miguel Oliveira.

Factory KTM counterpart Pol Espargaro was some 1.4s off the pace in 16th, sandwiched between the equally slow-starting Francesco Bagnaia in 15th and his Pramac teammate Jack Miller in 18th, while Danilo Petrucci – who was on the podium at Catalunya last year – was only 19th on his works Ducati.

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Iker Lecuona was the only other faller in the session, though the Tech 3 rider still managed a solid 13th in FP1.

Catalan GP - First practice results:

ClaRider BikeTimeGap
1 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha YZR-M1 © Provided by motorsport.com Yamaha YZR-M1 Yamaha 1'40.431
2 Andrea Dovizioso a close up of a motorcycle: Ducati Desmosedici GP20 © Provided by motorsport.com Ducati Desmosedici GP20 Ducati 1'40.861 0.430
3 Joan Mir a close up of a motorcycle: Suzuki GSX-RR © Provided by motorsport.com Suzuki GSX-RR Suzuki 1'41.060 0.629
4 Maverick Viñales a close up of a motorcycle: Yamaha YZR-M1 © Provided by motorsport.com Yamaha YZR-M1 Yamaha 1'41.105 0.674
5 Aleix Espargaro a person on a motorcycle: Aprilia RS-GP © Provided by motorsport.com Aprilia RS-GP Aprilia 1'41.195 0.764
6 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha YZR-M1 © Provided by motorsport.com Yamaha YZR-M1 Yamaha 1'41.219 0.788
7 Alex Rins a close up of a motorcycle: Suzuki GSX-RR © Provided by motorsport.com Suzuki GSX-RR Suzuki 1'41.316 0.885
8 Valentino Rossi a close up of a motorcycle: Yamaha YZR-M1 © Provided by motorsport.com Yamaha YZR-M1 Yamaha 1'41.536 1.105
9 Cal Crutchlow a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Honda RC213V © Provided by motorsport.com Honda RC213V Honda 1'41.549 1.118
10 Miguel Oliveira a close up of a motorcycle: KTM RC16 © Provided by motorsport.com KTM RC16 KTM 1'41.592 1.161
11 Takaaki Nakagami a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Honda RC213V © Provided by motorsport.com Honda RC213V Honda 1'41.609 1.178
12 Johann Zarco a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Ducati Desmosedici GP19 © Provided by motorsport.com Ducati Desmosedici GP19 Ducati 1'41.625 1.194
13 Iker Lecuona a close up of a motorcycle: KTM RC16 © Provided by motorsport.com KTM RC16 KTM 1'41.640 1.209
14 Bradley Smith a person on a motorcycle: Aprilia RS-GP © Provided by motorsport.com Aprilia RS-GP Aprilia 1'41.643 1.212
15 Francesco Bagnaia a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Ducati Desmosedici GP20 © Provided by motorsport.com Ducati Desmosedici GP20 Ducati 1'41.790 1.359
16 Pol Espargaro a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: KTM RC16 © Provided by motorsport.com KTM RC16 KTM 1'41.833 1.402
17 Stefan Bradl a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Honda RC213V © Provided by motorsport.com Honda RC213V Honda 1'41.969 1.538
18 Jack Miller a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Ducati Desmosedici GP20 © Provided by motorsport.com Ducati Desmosedici GP20 Ducati 1'42.026 1.595
19 Danilo Petrucci a close up of a motorcycle: Ducati Desmosedici GP20 © Provided by motorsport.com Ducati Desmosedici GP20 Ducati 1'42.059 1.628
20 Alex Marquez a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Honda RC213V © Provided by motorsport.com Honda RC213V Honda 1'42.061 1.630
21 Brad Binder a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: KTM RC16 © Provided by motorsport.com KTM RC16 KTM 1'42.335 1.904
22 Tito Rabat a person riding on the back of a motorcycle: Ducati Desmosedici GP19 © Provided by motorsport.com Ducati Desmosedici GP19 Ducati 1'42.992 2.561
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