Motorcycles MotoGP Aragon FT3: Quartararo leads tight field - Marquez again crashes
Marc Marquez: "I'm not competitive, I'll stay at home"
© Motorsport Images Marc Marquez feels at 28 years continues to be as a young driver so fast it can go. In 2013, Marc Marquez became the latest race winner and world champion of the royal class. This record has not yet been undercut. In the 2021 season, the Spaniard has been one of the older drivers in the MotoGP field at the age of 28 years.
World Cup Leader Fabio Quartararo sat in a very close third free training of the MotoGP in Aragon against The competition through. With a best time of 1: 46.926 minutes, the Yamaha pilot topped the session in front of Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia) and Joan me (Suzuki),.
At the beginning of the training, most drivers focused on working with used tires. Only world champion me, on Friday only 21., started an early time attack and improved in his first run yesterday. Honda and KTM continued their work with various chassis.
Fabio Quartararo Single Yamaha Pilot in the Top 15, Maverick Vinales on P21
© Motorsport Images Fabio Quartararo brought the coals from the fire for Yamaha only a Yamaha pilot managed in qualifying on the Sachsenring the leap into the top 15 ( to Quali Report ). Fabio Quartararo set his factory M1 in the Q2 into the first start series and failed by just 0.011 seconds at the Pole-time of Landsmann Johann Zarco (Pramac-Ducati). For Yamaha Werkspilot Maverick Vinales and the two Petronas-Yamahas von Valentino Rossi and Franco Morbidelli was already in the Q1 terminus.
In the course of the session, more and more drivers changed to fresh soft tires and the tempo moved on. The first to visit Jack Millers (Ducati) Friday best was Takaaki Nakagami (Lcr-Honda). More drivers moved.
four riders cracked the 1: 47 mark. In addition to the top 3, Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati) also succeeded in fourth place, which only lacked 0.058 seconds on the best time. Behind him, Miller and Jorge Martin snapped two more Ducatis.
on the squares seven and eight followed the repsol Honda duo with Pol Esppargaro and Marc Marquez, who finished his last flying round with a fall in curve 14. Nakagami and Enea Bastianini (Avintia-Ducati) complete the top 10. Thus, the MotoGP rookie has made the Q2 entry for the first time.
Pramac-Pilot Johann Zarco failed as the eleventh with 52 thousandstel secondary residue on Bastianini scarce. Also CAL Crutchlow (Yamaha / 12th.), Miguel Oliveira (KTM / 13.), Alex Rins (Suzuki / 14th) and Valentino Rossi (Petronas-Yamaha / 15.) missed the direct deer and must later hope for a back in Q1 .
Marc Marquez to Highsider worried: "You do not know when you crash again"
© REPSOL Media Marc Marquez is worried about the Honda-typical high-insider that Marc Marquez closed the MotoGP training friday in Assen with a respectable sixth place, after his heavy fall in the second free workout to the minor matter. The Spaniard had been catapulted in curve 10 by high-sizers from his Honda and had overturned several times in the pebbles.
Alex Marquez (Lcr-Honda) plunged like his brother in the final minutes. He could not attack and landed on 16th Aprilia newcomer Maverick Vinales improved to yesterday for a second, which brought him place 17.
he left five drivers behind: Brad Binder (KTM), Iker Lecuona (Tech-3-KTM), both with under a second residue, Luca Marini (Avintia-Ducati), Danilo Petrucci (Tech-3-KTM) and Jake Dixon (Petronas-Yamaha) took the last places.
directly for Q2 Qualified:
Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha)
Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia)
Joan me (Suzuki)
Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati)
Jack Miller (Ducati)
Jorge Martin (Pramac-Ducati)
Pol Espargaro (Honda)
Marc Marquez (Honda)
Takaaki Nakagami (LCR-Honda)
Enea Bastianini (Esponsorama-Ducati)
The success secrecy of Quartararo: "I'm a lot of quiet" .
"the goal is clear. I want to become world champion or at least struggle." Fabio Quartararo is in the MotoGP season 2021 on the best way to create this goal. Six races before the end of the season, the Yamaha driver has comfortable 65 World Cup points ahead on defending champion Joan me (Suzuki). , even in the previous year, Quartararo led the World Cup rating for a long time, but some difficult races did not destroy any title chance. He fell back in the fall even on World Cup course.