Spanish GP: Bagnaia on pole, Marquez fifth

In the hotly-predicted showdown in between Bagnaia and the Jerez grasp Fabio Quartararo (Monster Electricity Yamaha MotoGP), it went the way of the Italian as he denied the 2021 FIM MotoGP earth champion a fifth straight pole place in Jerez, which is literally regarded as the cradle of MotoGP in paddock circles.

A late charge from Aprilia Racing’s Aleix Espagaro saw him snatch the ultimate front row place as his confidence proceeds to mature in 2022.

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In the meantime, Jack Miller will fancy his probabilities of leaping on the Jerez podium once more on Sunday (Might 1), inspite of dropping again down to the head of the next row. The Australian will be joined there by Marc Marquez, after his towing paid out off, and the speediest gentleman in Q1: Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing).

The Frenchman still left it late in Q1 and was then the ultimate person to come throughout the line in Q2.

Thankfully for him, he saved his finest until finally very last again by jumping up two spots to sixth.

Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez will start fifth.

Fronting the 3rd row of the grid will be Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda Idemitsu), ahead of the outstanding rookie Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing), who backed up his next row start out very last weekend in Portimao with an additional sizzling Saturday effectiveness.

The remaining location on the 3rd row will be occupied by Joan Mir right after his late crash value him expensive, with the exact same likely for Jorge Martin.

The Spaniard, usually a Q2 learn, rounds out the top rated 10. Similar disappointment for the man he is battling it out with around a 2023 manufacturing unit Ducati seat, Enea Bastianini.

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A crash for the Gresini Racing man on his remaining traveling lap meant he had to settle for 11th on the grid, in advance of Maverick Vinales (Aprilia Racing) in 12th, who hardly ever got going in Q2.

Right before the very first traveling laps had even arrive in we saw drama in Q2 at Jerez when Pramac Racing’s Martin crashed out at the to start with corner. The Spaniard squirted on the throttle ahead of a slight bobble observed him crash out and sprint back for his second bicycle.

That tumble had outcomes as it compelled the cancellation of the greater part of laps, meaning Mir’s (Group Suzuki Ecstar) 1:37.616 was the quickest of the five riders whose laptimes still stood.

So, lights will glow off for the Spanish GP on Sunday (May perhaps 1) at 2pm regional time (5.30pm IST). Indian viewers can catch all the motion reside on Eurosport channel.


1. Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati Lenovo Workforce) – 1:36.170
2. Fabio Quartararo (Monster Electrical power Yamaha MotoGP) + .453
3. Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia Racing) + .763
4. Jack Miller (Ducati Lenovo Group) + .879
5. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) + .975
6. Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing) + 1.050
7. Takaaki Nakagami (LCR Honda IDEMITSU) + 1.084
8. Marco Bezzecchi (Mooney VR46 Racing Group) + 1.115
9. Joan Mir (Team SUZUKI ECSTAR) + 1.160
10. Jorge Martin (Pramac Racing) + 1.356

(By a unique arrangement with Dorna Sports activities)