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Banyaia wins pole in crash strone qualifying – Motorsports

As in Aragon a week ago, Quartararo led Ducati’s teammate Jack Miller to the third pole of the season, while championship leader Quartararo fell late on Turn 1 in Crash Strone qualifying. Nevertheless, he maintained the 3rd place.

Suzuki’s Joan Mir set the first benchmark at 1: 33.151, which was quickly improved by Factory Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia at 1: 32.844.

For the next few minutes, Interim Paul went to Fabio Quartararo, Aleix Espargaro, Jorge Martin and Marc Marquez, and Banyaia returned to the top at 1: 31.664.

The second stint at the top of the home hero lasted just a few seconds when Quartararo re-moved the goal post at the Yamaha factory at 1: 31.367.

Banyaia lit the timing screen in 2 minutes and created a new lap record of 1 minute 31.065 seconds. This would be enough to keep him on the pole in front of the crowd at home.

Jack Miller, Ducati Team

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Miller was able to dodge the slow yellow flag and lead his Factory Ducati to 1’31.314 seconds.

Quartararo seemed to be the only rider to challenge Quartararo’s pole, but slipped off Yamaha at the first corner at the start of the final flying lap.

But his 1: 31.367 was enough to keep him in the front row in the Sunday race. Jorge Martin, meanwhile, leads the second row at Pramaci Ducati.

Martin defeated teammate Johann Zarco in 0.173 seconds and Pol Espargaro finished sixth after Team Mare Marquez, who had to pass the first quarter, crashed with Tramont’s right-handedness in the second half trying to shadow Banyaia. Became Honda’s top runner.

Marquez finished in 7th place as a result of Aprilia’s Aleix Espargaro entering Q2 directly after reviving the lap following FP3 to ensure a safe passage.

Teammate Maverick Viñales took 10th place in his second Aprilia appearance, with Suzuki’s Alex Rins in between.

Mir’s sister Suzuki endured a nightmare session and was forced into the pit lane before the final lap due to front tire problems. Meanwhile, the crash just before Quartararo meant that nothing could be improved on the 11th.

Fabio Quartararo, Yamaha Factory Racing

Fabio Quartararo, Yamaha Factory Racing

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Avintia’s Enea Tierney passed the first quarter and crashed slowly at the end of the session, but remained in 12th place at the 2-year-old Ducati.

Takaaki Nakagami was denied location in the second quarter after an LCR Honda rider crashed in Tramont’s right-handedness in the second half of the first quarter.

He leads Ducati’s wildcards Michele Pirro, Avintia’s Luca Marini and Franco Morbidelli, finishing 16th in Yamaha’s first factory rider race and in the first race since the German GP in June. I participated.

Brad Binder also crashed in the second half of the first quarter, already a tough day for KTM, and South Africa was placed 17th ahead of Honda’s wildcard Stefan Bradl.

It didn’t work for Alex Marquez, who had to stop the fast lap due to Takaaki Nakagami’s crash, and as a result, Tech3’s Iker Lecuona and Factory KTM’s counterpart Miguel Oliveira. It was left in 19th place ahead of time.

Danilo Petrucci led the final row of all Italy at his sister Tech3 KTM, with Valentino Rossi of the Petronas SRT duo crashing at the beginning of the first quarter and Andrea Dovizioso returning to Yamaha to complete the field. rice field.

– Motorsports

Banyaia wins pole in crash strone qualifying

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